Friday, May 04, 2012

Cordelia's Honor - Lois McMaster Bujold

A two-novel omnibus.

Cordelia's Honor : Shards of Honor - Lois McMaster Bujold
Cordelia's Honor : Barrayar - Lois McMaster Bujold

Butcher bad boy bit of a babe.

A survey ship captain from a pretty decent planet, gets into trouble and her crew is attacked, and she gets knocked out. Waking up she finds she is left with a bloke with a very unsavoury reputation, Aral Vorkosigan of Barrayar.

Secrets, lies, politics and spies from thereon in, with, given this is a romance type series, her of course falling for the guy she is left in trouble with.

3 out of 5

Countering coup.

Aral and Cordelia are married, and when the current bloke in charge carks it, he gets left in charge. All is not well however, as political opposition stages a coup, with leads to their damaged in the womb by poison attack son’s environment being taken away, and the pair forced to go on the run and see what they can work out to set things write.

As the regent’s wife, the more liberal Cordelia will have a changing effect on the Prince’s upbringing compared to the status quo.

3 out of 5

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