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Kingdom's Swords

(2002)
(The seventh book in the Starfist series)
A novel by

 
 
The Marines were told it was a simple peasant rebellion -
but the mission proved to be far deadlier. . . .

Gunny Charlie Bass isn't

the only Marine

mystified by the order sending the entire 34th

to put down a few seditious serfs on planet Kingdom. Rumors swirl of a deadly alien invasion. But few believe that such sentient beings exist. Except Gunny Bass and the Marines of the 3rd platoon, who once fought enemy aliens called Skinks - fierce, fanatical fighters with hideous weapons who attack for no other reason but to kill.

Then, while slogging through Kingdom's fetid swamps, the Marines are attacked by awesome unseen weapons that could destroy half a platoon with one shot. Clearly they are facing no normal enemy. And if their adversaries are Skinks, one FIST isn't enough. Third platoon's orders are to penetrate deeper into the bloody jungle hell - and find out what happens when a few good men bite the bullet. . . .

Genre: Science Fiction    Get it on Google Play

"CAUTION! Any book written by Dan Cragg and David Sherman is bound to be addictive, and this is the first in what promises to be a great adventure series. First to Fight is rousing, rugged, and just plain fun. The authors have a deep firsthand knowledge of warfare, an enthralling vision of the future, and the skill of veteran writers. Fans of military fiction, science fiction, and suspense will all get their money's worth, and the novel is so well done it will appeal to general readers as well. It's fast, realistic, moral, and a general hoot. First to Fight is also vivid, convincing-and hard to put down. Sherman and Cragg are a great team! I can't wait for the next one!" - Ralph Peters


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Paperback Editions

April 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Kingdom's Swords (Starfist, Book 7)
Author(s): David Sherman, Dan Cragg
ISBN: 0-345-44371-3 / 978-0-345-44371-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Starfist: Kingdom's Swords
Author(s): David Sherman, Dan Cragg
Publisher: Random House Audio
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July 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Starfist: Kingdom's Swords
Author(s): David Sherman, Dan Cragg
Publisher: Random House Audio
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July 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Starfist: Kingdom's Swords
Author(s): David Sherman, Dan Cragg
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2002 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: 7: Starfist: Kingdom's Swords
Author(s): Dan Cragg, David Sherman
ISBN: 0-553-71320-5 / 978-0-553-71320-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2002 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Starfist: Kingdom's Swords
Author(s): Dan Cragg, David Sherman
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA