Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen (Vorkosigan Saga)
Lois McMaster Bujold
a brand new NOVEL within the AWARD profitable VORKOSIGAN SAGA. A New York Times bestseller in hardcover. Cordelia Naismith Vorkosigan returns to the planet that modified her destiny.
3 years after her recognized husband’s demise, Cordelia Vorkosigan, widowed Vicereine of Sergyar, stands able to spin her existence in a brand new direction. Oliver Jole, Admiral of the Sergyar Fleet, reveals himself stuck up in her internet of plans in methods he’d by no means imagined, bringing him to an unforeseen crossroads in his career.
in the meantime, Miles Vorkosigan, certainly one of Emperor Gregor’s key investigators, this time dispatches himself on a undertaking of inquiry, right into a secret he by no means anticipated—his personal mother.
Plans, wills, and expectancies collide during this glowing science fiction social comedy, because the influence of galactic know-how at the diversity of the potential alterations the entire previous principles, and Miles learns that not just is the longer term now not what he expects, nor is the past.
About Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga:
“Fans were clamoring for Hugo-winner Bujold to pen a brand new Vorkosigan Saga novel . . . her deft and soaking up writing simply corrals the complicated plot.”—Publishers Weekly on Cryoburn
“Bujold mixes quirky humor with motion [and] wonderful personality improvement . . . [E]normously satisfying.”—Publishers Weekly.
“One of sf’s extraordinary abilities . . . an exceptional series.”—Booklist
“. . . an clever, well-crafted and carefully pleasing combination of event, sociopolitical remark, clinical experiments, and coffee perils . . . with that additional spicing of romance. . . .”—Locus
About Vorkosigan sequence entry Captain Vorpatril's Alliance:
“. . . this can be essentially the most expected and long-awaited entries to Bujold’s acclaimed Vorkosigan saga. For years lovers have clamored for Ivan Vorpatril’s tale, and eventually Bujold provides whatever that might either thrill the dedicated viewers and front new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a brand new facet of Ivan in addition to listening to his perspectives on a few of the sequence' characters. New readers can get pleasure from Ivan’s tale by itself . . . crucial for all sf collections and a must-read for Bujold and Vorkosigan fans.”—Booklist
About Vorkosigan sequence entry Diplomatic Immunity:
“Bujold is adept at world-building and offers a witty, character-centered plot, packed with beautiful grace notes . . . enthusiasts may be completely gripped and sure to complete the e-book in one sitting.”—Publishers Weekly
The Vorkosigan sequence in Story-based Chronological Order
Shards of Honor
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Vor Game
Ethan of Athos
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
A Civil Campaign
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
Gentleman Jole and the crimson Queen
presupposed to be getting the greetings?” “Yes, I spent an outstanding little bit of time this morning fielding these. yet i presumed my troops and techs manning all our—God spare us—budget-built Imperial apparatus available in the market deserved a few type of good performed acknowledgement from me at the present time. They get little adequate, in peacetime.” His mouth twisted. “Usually, the extra effusive lip provider from on excessive used to be a preamble to makes an attempt to chop our offers and body of workers and make it tougher to do our real jobs. We discovered to.
Days’ clinical depart on the minimum,” acknowledged the medical professional firmly, “and you don’t cross close to a travel till I transparent you in my view, understood? Sir.” With a move of extra directions approximately drinks, electrolytes, and while to name on his direct comcode, all documentation sensibly copied to the Palace medico and Cordelia’s wristcom, the healthcare professional published him on parole to the Vicereine. The cheers and applause as they made their technique to their reserved seats within the stands guaranteed Cordelia that she’d.
introduced him out of Kareenburg’s primary company quarter, and he stumbled on himself staring around the highway to the so-called Viceroy’s Palace. The identify was once misleading—it was once really a low, rambling condominium. Surrounded, actual, by way of a awesome backyard, present of the Vicereine’s much more striking daughter-in-law, which used to be transforming into up lushly nowadays to lend colour and privateness, or the semblance of it. The outdated, hand-painted signal nonetheless hung by means of the gate. the unique Viceroy’s Palace were a relocated box.
nightfall used to be accumulating in Kayburg whilst Cordelia and Ekaterin arrived again from the journey to Gridgrad. As Rykov pulled up the automobile, Cordelia noticed Oliver simply jogging round to the Palace entrance. the cover rose, and he paused to with courtesy support them out: Cordelia, to thieve a handclasp, and Ekaterin, simply because she used to be pressured with the is still of the day within the kind of her transportable computer, a briefcase, and a stack of lengthy rolled flimsies. “Am I early?” Oliver requested. “No, we’re operating late,”.
alongside, plus Freddie, have been heavily outnumbered and surrounded by way of the adults. so long as Miles stayed at the grownups’ aspect, Cordelia figured they have been secure. the army group manning her pinnace and its shadowing courier vessel have been all cheery to be racking up extra space-duty hours on their logs, let alone as excited to be vacationing the ancient vessel as their seniors. With either the Vicereine and their Fleet Admiral aboard, their provider grew alarmingly willing. After the miniature convoy had.