New Ky Vatta Book. Cold Welcome is available for presale from Amazon. Ky Vatta has been the Grand Admiral of Space Defense Force since the victory. “Filled with fast-paced action and well-conceived characters.”—Booklist Kylara Vatta is the only daughter in a family full of sons, and her father’s only child to. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Noted for her strong heroines and interstellar naval Trading in Danger (Vatta’s War Book 1) – Kindle edition by Elizabeth Moon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or.

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Alone, with only the outdated ships of the ISC fleet to protect it, Nexus looks like easy prey for Turek Preview — Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon. Her military training is put to good use, however, during the crises she faces, first as a ship captain in dangerous situations, and later as the representative of a family under attack.

Vatta was a fantastic protagonist — intelligent, clever, calm-under-pressure, and resourceful.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. One part that I had a hard time with, aside from the sudden windfall from one of Kylara’s relatives that comes completely out of left field in a WTF!? It was a good read. She gets kicked out, goes home, Dad and brother decide she should take a ship out on a trade mission and to sell it as salvage on the end of the mission.

We apologize for any inconvenience. And whilst she clearly has to prove her worth, there are times when she seems to not realise how beneficial her background is. In co-operation with Rafe they assassinate the corrupt local ISC agent and restore ansible functionality in the system.


The book’s details of trade and profit and their scraping together enough to afford their various shipfaring costs might be a little dull, but I, personally, love that shit.

Grace might be my favorite character – it’s wonderful to see an older woman portrayed with such verve. There are hints that, once the kinks are worked out, future sequels could improve the quality curve markedly.

Elizabeth Moon: Vatta’s War books

In short, the situation means that to me Ky is determined to have her cake and eat it See what I did there? Book 2, part 1 of 2. Dec 29, Michael rated it liked it Shelves: Ky Vatta, having survived a multi-ship battle and saved two other ships besides her own, remains determined to organize a force to avenge her family and keep Gammis Turek and his followers from conquering other worlds Mar 23, Lilia Ford rated it really liked it Shelves: And that was refreshing.

It is one of the most blah books that I’ve read in a while. But, you know what?

Those from the publisher Orbit have ships on the cover. At the young Belinta colony she is told that a sorely needed shipment of agricultural machinery never arrived and a sizable payment is available to anyone who can bring the goods from the Sabine system. And there’s a dumb running gag throughout the book about her aunt’s inedible fruitcakes, mmoon comes a cropper with an eyebrow-raising punchline at wwr denouement that I really hope Moon explains in book two.

Shelve Engaging the Enemy, Part 2.

Vatta’s Peace Series

First they shatter Vatta Transport. Jan 28, Ben Babcock rated it really liked it Shelves: She chooses Gary Tobai in honor of her late cargo master.


Views Read Edit View history. Ky always has the family to fall back on – even when they are incommunicado, she knows that they will always have her back eventually. Furman explodes in anger cursing both Ky and the court and is arrested for making mortal insults. Otherwise, any vulgar language is properly disguised in vague euphemisms that require some thinking. The strength of this book lies in the characters. I cracked the book shortly before midnight last night and finished it around 4AM.

On her way out she passes the Gary Tobai which is inbound and informs Stella of her predicament. He agrees that ISC and Vatta interests run together for the present and enters an extended partnership with Ky. Marque and Elizabehh, Part 2 by Elizabeth Moon.

Vatta’s War Series by Elizabeth Moon

Stella, left behind as captain of the Gary Tobaiis furious at Ky for epizabeth her in a situation for which she is not trained without an adequate crew. It did lose my interest a bit a few times, mostly when Kylara was having some emotional internal dialog. But Ky isn’t easily daunted, and after rescuing a shipload of refugees from another attack, she finds unlikely allies in the ebullient Teddy Ransome, whose own private force of pirate hunters is shockingly flamboyant.

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