Signed by the author on the title page.Falling Free: Safety regulations aren't just the rules engineer Leo Graf swears by - he helped write them. Now, assigned to Cay Habitat, Leo is profoundly uneasy with the corporate exploitation of his bright new students. When that exploitation turns to something much worse, for the first time Leo faces a situation where the right thing to do is neither safe nor in the rules.
Diplomatic Immunity: A Komarran merchant fleet has been impounded at Graf Station, in distant Quaddiespace, after a bloody incident on the station docks involving a security officer from the convoy's Barrayaran military escort. Dispatched to troubleshoot the situation, Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan faces diplomatic snarls, tangled loyalties, old friends, new enemies, racial tensions, deception, mysterious disappearances, and a lethal secret with far-reaching consequences.
Awards: ♦ Falling Free: Winner of the 1989 Nebula Award for Best Novel ♦ Falling Free: Finalist for the 1989 Hugo Award for Best Novel ♦ Diplomatic Immunity: Finalist for the 2003 Nebula Award for Best Novel