Barrayaran Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan has been cheating death his whole life. But when a Kibou-daini cryocorp attempts to expand its franchise into the Barrayaran Empire, Emperor Gregor dispatches his top troubleshooter Miles to check it out.
A science fiction legend, Lois McMaster Bujold has won six Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards. Her Miles Vorkosigan saga is a hugely-popular science fiction mainstay with multiple "New York Times" bestsellers including previous entry, "Diplomatic Immunity." The mother of two, Ms. Bujold lives in Minneapolis.