Miles, Mystery and Mayhem (Vorkosigan Saga)

Miles, Mystery and Mayhem (Vorkosigan Saga)

by Lois McMaster Bujold
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Miles, Mystery and Mayhem (Vorkosigan Saga) by Lois McMaster Bujold

Diplomat, soldier, spy—Lieutenant Lord Miles Naismith Vorkosigan of the Barrayarayan Empire, a.k.a. Admiral Naismith of the Dendarii Free Mercenaries, is a young man of many parts.

Miles and his handsome cousin Ivan are calle dupon to play a simple diplomatic role on the capital world of Barrayar's old enemy until murder and deceit thrust them into Cetagandan internal politics at the highest levels, and Miles discovers the secrets of the haut-women's biological domain to be very complicated indeed.

Commander Elli Quinn, sent by Miles on the trail of those secrets, meets a man who marches to the beat of a very different drummer. Dr. Ethan Urquhart, obstretician from a planet forbidden to women, is on a quest at cross-purposes to Elli's mission—or is it?

Consequences of Cetagandan bioengineering continue to play out, this time on a Dendrii sortie to the crime planet of Jackson's Whole. When he encounters a genetically altered super-soldier, Miles's routine rescue strike takes a sudden hard turn for the unanticipated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780743436182
Publisher: Baen
Publication date: 07/29/2003
Series: Vorkosigan Saga
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 443,898
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

A science fiction legend, Lois McMaster Bujold is one of the most highly regarded speculative fiction writers of all time. She has won three Nebula Awards and six Hugo Awards, four for Best Novel, matching Robert A. Heinlein's record. The majority of Bujold's works comprise three separate book series: the Miles Vorkosigan Saga, the Chalion Series, and the Sharing Knife Series. The mother of two, Ms. Bujold lives in Minneapolis.

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Ms. Bujold has carved out an admirable niche for herself with her Miles Vorkosigan books. Her characterization is amazing; Miles and her other characters all seem to have lives beyond what happens due to the plot. I never get the sense while reading her books that 'Oh, they had to do that because the plot needed them to.' Ms. Bujold is a credit to her craft and the SF genre. This volume is an omnibus reprint of 'Cetaganda', 'Ethan of Athos', and the novella 'Labyrinth', plus a new short essay.