Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch #2)
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The sequel to Ancillary Justice, the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards, and the second book in Ann Leckie's New York Times bestselling series.
Breq is a soldier who used to be a warship. Once a weapon of conquest controlling thousands of minds, now she has only a single body and serves the emperor.
With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is ordered to go to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: to Athoek Station to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew - a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.
In the Ancillary world: 1. Ancillary Justice2. Ancillary Sword3. Ancillary Mercy
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Shortlisted for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 2014 and SFWA Nebula Award Novel Category 2014.
So good, and so unexpected - at once a first-rate space opera and the best science fictional exploration of gender since The Left Hand of Darkness. * Weekend Herald * Leckie proves she's no mere flash in the pan with this follow-up to her multiple-award-winning debut space opera, Ancillary Justice * Kirkus Reviews *
The author of many published science fiction short stories, Ann Leckie lives in St Louis, Missouri, with her husband, children and cats. She's currently the Secretary for the SFWA (Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America). You can find her website at www.annleckie.com or chat to her on twitter at @Ann_Leckie.