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Fleet of Knives

(2019)
(The second book in the Embers of War series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
British Science Fiction Association Best Book (nominee)
From award-winning author Gareth L. Powell, the second book in the critically acclaimed Embers of War space opera series.

The former warship Trouble Dog and her crew of misfits is called upon by the House of Reclamation to investigate a distress call from the human starship the Lucy's Ghost. Her crew abandon their crippled ship and seek refuge abroad an abandoned, slower-than-light generation ship launched ten thousand years before by an alien race. However, the enormous ship contains deadly secrets of its own.

Recovered war criminal, Ona Sudak, faces a firing squad for her actions in the Archipelago War. But, at the last moment, she is smuggled out of her high security prison. The Marble Armada has called for her to accompany its ships as observer and liaison, as it spreads itself across the human Generality, enforcing the peace at all costs. The alien ships will not tolerate resistance, and all dissenters are met with overwhelming and implacable force. Then her vessel intercepts messages from the House of Reclamation and decides the Trouble Dog has a capacity for violence which cannot be allowed to endure.

As the Trouble Dog and her crew fight to save the crew of the Lucy's Ghost, the ship finds herself caught between chaotic alien monsters on one side, and on the other, destruction at the hands of the Marble Armada.

Genre: Science Fiction

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January 2020 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fleet of Knives (Embers of War)
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
ISBN: 1-78565-523-X / 978-1-78565-523-4 (UK edition)
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February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
ISBN: 1-78565-521-3 / 978-1-78565-521-0 (UK edition)
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February 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Fleet of Knives
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
ISBN: 1-982526-62-9 / 978-1-982526-62-7
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February 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
ISBN: 1-982526-63-7 / 978-1-982526-63-4
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
ISBN: 1-982526-64-5 / 978-1-982526-64-1
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, Book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, Book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, Book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War Novel: The Embers of War Series, Book 2
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War novel
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Publisher: Titan Books
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February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fleet of Knives: An Embers of War novel
Author(s): Gareth L Powell
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU