Kirkus Star
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Series: Lost Stars


PERILOUS SHIELD by Jack Campbell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"The author is dragging things out a bit but not to the point where readers will begin to peel away."
Second of the spinoff series (The Lost Stars: Tarnished Knight, 2012) featuring the struggle of two former CEOs, Gen. Artur Drakon and President Gwen Iceni, to bring the newly independent crossroads Midway system out from under the shadow of the brutal Syndicate. Read full book review >
TARNISHED KNIGHT by Jack Campbell
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"All the more impressive for being a significant departure from previous entries."
Beginning a sort of spinoff series taking place, chronologically, between Campbell's last two outings (Beyond the Frontier: Dreadnaught, 2011, and Beyond The Frontier: Invincible, 2012) wherein the influence of "Black Jack" Geary is palpable, though he makes no actual appearance. Read full book review >