Editorial Reviews. Review. Marque and Reprisal is Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Moon’s second novel about Kylara Vatta, starship captain in. An utterly satisfying adventure In Kylara Vatta, Moon has created another tough and complex heroine.”—Scifi Though the exciting. Marque and Reprisal (given the somewhat more generic title of Moving Target in the UK) picks up the misadventures of trader captain Kylara Vatta following the.

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It basically replicates the elements of the first book that made it so enjoyable. But this military SF tale is no mere shoot-’em-up.

She encounters other Vatta family members and reconnects with the mercenary organization she worked with in book 1. Showing of reviews. This here be a combined review of the second and third books of the Vatta’s War series.

See all reviews. They’re great rainy-day, flu-day comfort reads. That is a very viable question that is only superseded by more pressing questions of survival. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I prefer this series over even the Ho 3. So, one might naturally reeprisal why I describe this as elizaveth young adult series. However, it avoids the most common problems of sequels.

Marque and Reprisal is an excellent sequel to Trading in Danger. Ky in the airlock of the Gary Tobai with the Fair Kaleen in the background. Again, it stretched my belief, although not as badly.

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That said, I’m still enjoying the series enough to continue on to the next book and find out where the story leads and how Ky will cope with whatever comes at her next. While stopped briefly at Allray, she discovers young Toby Marrque, who alone has survived an attack on the Vatta ship Ellis Fabery. On the other hand, Rafe is a problem.

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In the first book they end up in the middle of a colonial war and Vatta and her crew must find a way to get out alive and with a whole ship. The author is able and keep me totally absorbed even while discussing mondaine activity – let alone action wrenching drama. If I compare this series with C.


There is something about Moon’s dialog that still seems “off” to me. A very sad way to get Ky in charge of the Vatta family and I found Ky’s acceptance of what happened a bit too shallow. She attempts to convince mrque ship captains, including Slotter Key privateer N. You are commenting using your Twitter account. They board the Glennys Jones and Ky is injured when a young man who had joined her ship at Belinta tries to attack them.

Then they overrun entire star systems, growing stronger and bolder. What she is not prepared for is the shocking truth behind the terrorand a confrontation with murderous treachery from a source as unexpected as marwue is unrelenting. The new characters who are introduced are much more interesting than the previous supporting cast, I’ll grant that.

The very beginning of this novel tears her Firstly, this was a thoroughly interesting read and it had me hooked from beginning to end. Moon jettisons that first thing with an attack on the Vattas that leaves almost everyone dead.

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Engaging the Enemy “. Ky has certainly developed some and she remains a I feel about the same about this book as I did about Trading in Dangerthe previous book in the series. What I enjoyed was the general attitude of planetary governments and private contractors toward Kylara and her crew: So, why oh why did they get one of the poorest readers I’ve ever heard to read the audio versions of the books?!?!?!? She has a B. Her military training is put to good use, however, during the crises she faces, first as a ship captain in dangerous situations, and later as the representative of a family under attack.

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To ask other readers questions about Marque and Reprisal, Part 1please sign up. Argelos arrives to tell Ky that Petrea Andreson, a Bissonet privateer, is organizing a force to attempt to retake that system.

The story really gets interesting here, as she tried to take action with few resources and hefty consequences. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Not no, but not yet. I don’t like his good looks and have no urge to bed him or any other male on my crew. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Second book in the Vatta series. I have already made plans to get books four and five in me mitts.

She has a B. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Rachel Payette rated it it was amazing May 20, K Zinn rated it really liked it May 19, In Kylara Vatta, Moon has created another tough and complex heroine.

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