House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion

House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion

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by David Weber
     
 

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About Mission of Honor, #12 in the Honor Harrington series:

“Weber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection and a deep understanding of military bureaucracy in the long-awaited 12th Honor Harrington novel…Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice to see Honor back in

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About Mission of Honor, #12 in the Honor Harrington series:

“Weber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection and a deep understanding of military bureaucracy in the long-awaited 12th Honor Harrington novel…Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice to see Honor back in action.”–Publishers Weekly

“This latest Honor Harrington novel brings the saga to another crucial turning point…Readers may feel confident that they will be Honored many more times and enjoy it every time.”–Booklist

About David Weber and the Honor Harrington series:

“. . .everything you could want in a heroine….excellent…plenty of action.”–Science Fiction Age

“Brilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant!”–Anne McCaffrey

“Compelling combat combined with engaging characters for a great space opera adventure.”–Locus

“Weber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection. . .Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice. . .”–Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451638936
Publisher:
Baen
Publication date:
05/07/2013
Series:
Honorverse Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,224,595
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.04(d)

Meet the Author


With over seven million copies of his books in print and seventeen titles on the New York Times bestseller list, David Weber is the science fiction publishing phenomenon of the new millennium. In the hugely-popular Honor Harrington series, the spirit of C.S. Forester’s Horatio Hornblower and Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander lives on—into the galactic future. Books in the Honor Harrington and Honoverse series have appeared on fourteen best seller lists, including those of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today. While Weber is best known for his spirited, modern-minded space operas, he is also the creator of the Oath of Swords fantasy series and the Dahak saga, a science fiction and fantasy hybrid. Weber is has also engaged in a steady stream of bestselling collaborations including his Starfire Series with Steve White, which produced the New York Times bestseller The Shiva Option among others. Weber’s collaboration with alternate history master Eric Flint led to the bestselling 1634: The Baltic War, and his planetary adventure novels with military science fiction ace and multiple national best-seller John Ringo includes the blockbusters March to the Stars and We Few. Finally, Weber’s teaming with Linda Evans produced the bestselling Multiverse series. David Weber makes his home in South Carolina with his wife and children.

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House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
hariseldenAB More than 1 year ago
Nothing really new here. Just another way for an already very wealthy author who used to give us our money's worth to make even more money for doing hardly any work at all. If I had known that this was going to be mostly a rehash of previously published material with little new material to make it worth the cost, I would have declined the offer.
TboltAQ2 More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed the short story but it was just that- short. Although we had hints from earlier works about the main story line, it was nice to get more in depth information on King Roger and his relationships and family as well as more in depth information on the how's and why's of his drive to bring Manticore into a position of strength enough to resist the P.R.H. I know some will be disappointed in the lack of story length, I still think it was a worthwhile book and I am looking forward to what comes next.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Half novel (I Will Build My House of Steel) and half reference book (Honorverse Companion) that provides significant depth to the Honorverse story.
OneEyedGeezer More than 1 year ago
I like the whole series and this explains the beginning.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a backstory!!!