Signed by the author on the title page. Ivan is enjoying his life on Komarr, far from the Byzantine court politics of his home system. But when an old friend in Barrayaran intelligence asks him to protect an attractive young woman who may be on a criminal syndicate's hit list, danger and adventure once again find Captain Vorpatril.
Awards: ♦ Finalist for the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel
Novel, 426 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC