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Overkill

(2011)
(The first book in the Orphan's Legacy series)
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At twenty-three, Jazen Parker has completed his Legion hitch a hero. But in four months, he'll have a price on his head. Worse, he's lost his past, and he can't find his future. Worst of all, he's chosen to search for them on the deadliest planet known to mankind.

When Jazen reluctantly hires on to a Trueborn Earthman tycoon's safari to bag a deadly trophy, the reluctant mercenary finds himself shipped out to Downgraded Earthlinke 476, the outpost at the end of the universe known to everyone except its tourism bureau as "Dead End."

But the hunt goes terribly wrong, and Jazen must survive a tough, beautiful local guide who hates mercenaries, an eleven ton beast that can crush main battle tanks with one claw tied behind its back, and the return of a nightmare that has haunted Jazen since birth. Then Jazen learns that the stakes are not merely his own life, but the fate of an entire alien race.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Buettner goes well beyond . . . military science fiction . . . he understands . . . living as a soldier - the boredom punctuated by terror, the constant anxiety and self-doubt, the random chaos that battle always is, and the emotional glue that holds together people who may have nothing in common except absolute responsibility for one another's lives." - Joe Haldeman


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Used availability for Robert Buettner's Overkill

Paperback Editions

February 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Overkill
Author(s): Robert Buettner
ISBN: 1-4516-3809-4 / 978-1-4516-3809-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Overkill
Author(s): Robert Buettner
ISBN: 1-4391-3420-0 / 978-1-4391-3420-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Overkill
Author(s): Robert Buettner
ISBN: 1-5226-0817-6 / 978-1-5226-0817-2
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Overkill: Orphan's Legacy, Book 1
Author(s): Robert Buettner
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


March 2011 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Overkill: Orphan's Legacy, Book 1
Author(s): Robert Buettner
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Overkill: Orphan's Legacy, Book 1
Author(s): Robert Buettner
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Overkill: Orphan's Legacy, Book 1
Author(s): Robert Buettner
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Overkill (Orphan's Legacy Book 1)
Author(s): Robert Buettner
Publisher: Baen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU