Three Masters of Military Science Fiction
Three Great Science Fiction Series:
Three Short Novels in One Volume
Before she saved the galaxy, she was "Ms. Midshipwoman Harrington"— New York Times bestselling author David Weber reveals how Honor Harrington's long and brilliant career began with an encounter with "pirates" who turned out to be much more than they seemed....
Another day, another planet at war. But in David Drake's "Choosing Sides," Lieutenant Huber stepped off the starship right into an ambush. The attackers didn't survive, but neither did far too many of Huber's troops—and Slammers aren't supposed to get caught in ambushes. Now, to redeem himself, Huber is being sent on a special mission that may be his last. But even so, the enemy will learn the cost of killing even a single one of Colonel Hammer's Slammers. . . .
If the enemy thought General Belisarius was tough, wait until they meet the wife of one of his soldiers in Eric Flint's "Island." She was wed just before her husband left with Belisarius to fight an evil from beyond time. Now her husband is wounded, and she is going to travel a thousand miles to reach his side—and few who get in her way will live to regret it. ...
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
David Weber is the science fiction phenomenon of the decade. His Honor Harrington novels (The New York Times bestseller Ashes of Victory being the ninth and latest) can't come out fast enough for his devoted readers. With Steve White, he has co-authored a top-selling series of space adventures set in the Starfire game universe, The Shiva Option being the latest. Weber's science fiction novels, all for Baen, include Mutineers' Moon, The Armageddon Inheritance, Heirs of Empire, and Path of the Fury—and of course the entire Honor Harrington series. He has also begun an epic fantasy series with Oath of Swords and its sequel, The War God's Own. He is married and lives in South Carolina.
Vietnam veteran, former lawyer, and now famous author of the bestselling Hammer's Slammers novels and many more blockbuster novels, David Drake tells a military story like no other. His thousands of readers know that he can take them where no one else can, with gut-wrenching description that puts them in the midst of battlefield action and face-to-face with the enemy. Drake graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Iowa, majoring in history (with honors) and Latin. His stint at Duke University Law School was interrupted for two years by the U.S. Army, where he served as an enlisted interrogator with the llth Armored Cavalry in Vietnam and Cambodia. Drake has a wife, a son, and various pets.
Eric Flint is a gifted new star of military and alternate history SE His first novel for Baen, Mother of Demons, was picked by Science Fiction Chronicle as a best novel of the year. His alternate history novel, 1632, sold out its first printing almost immediately and received lavish critical praise. With David Drake he has collaborated on five novels in the acclaimed "Belisarius" series. His latest novel for Baen is the fantasy adventure The Philosophical Strangles A longtime labor union activist with a degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in African history, he currently resides in northwest Indiana with his wife Lucille.