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    • ISBN:9780356508054
    • Publication date:14 Nov 2017
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Beyond the Empire

The Indranan War, Book 3

By K. B. Wagers

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The action-packed conclusion to the Indranan War space adventure series from author K. B. Wagers - perfect for fans of Star Wars

The adrenaline-fueled, explosive conclusion to the Indranan War trilogy by K. B. Wagers.
Gunrunner-turned-Empress Hail Bristol was dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place in the palace. Her sisters and parents have been murdered, and the Indranan Empire is reeling from both treasonous plots and foreign invasion.
Now, on the run from enemies on all fronts, Hail prepares to fight a full-scale war for her throne and her people, even as she struggles with the immense weight of the legacy thrust upon her. With the aid of a motley crew of allies old and new, she must return home to face off with the same powerful enemies who killed her family and aim to destroy everything and everyone she loves. Untangling a legacy of lies and restoring peace to Indrana will require an empress's wrath and a gunrunner's justice.
Beyond the Empire is the adrenalin-fueled conclusion to the Indranan War space adventure trilogy by K. B. Wagers - perfect for fans of Star Wars.

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  • ISBN: 9780356508047
  • Publication date: 16 Nov 2017
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Orbit
Follows in the tradition of Ann Leckie's Ancillary series to produce a fast-paced story of political intrigue and gender issues held together by a tight plot and a cast of sympathetic characters. Behind the Throne is thought-provoking entertainment and great fun — GUARDIAN on BEHIND THE THRONE
Taut suspense, strong characterization, and dark, rapid-fire humor are the highlights of this excellent SF adventure debut — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on BEHIND THE THRONE
This debut ranks among the best political sf novels in years — LIBRARY JOURNAL on BEHIND THE THRONE
Reminiscent of Star Wars, author K.B. Wagers has created a futuristic world that mixes classic monarchical structures with fantastical tech in a most natural way — RT BOOK REVIEWS on BEHIND THE THRONE
Behind The Throne is a politically charged and action-packed story, with a commanding woman at it's centre. It's a wonderful start to a promising new sci-fi series — SCIFI NOW on BEHIND THE THRONE
This is the kind of book which promises non-stop action and delivers wholeheartedly, with the prose structured to fit a fast-flowing plot — STARBURST on AFTER THE CROWN
Wagers's exciting second Indranan War space epic keeps roaring, with plenty of action, tension, and constant interplay among the characters — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on AFTER THE CROWN
After the Crown continues the saga of a heroine who's the Princess Leia/Han Solo mashup of your dreams — B&N on AFTER THE CROWN
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