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A body at rest stays at rest unless acted on by an equal and opposite force.
– Newton’s First Law of Motion

Selena Caryll lost everything in the war: her ship, her crew, her family. The only thing keeping her going is the hope that somehow the feuding, ground-bound settlers and the fuelless space fleet can set aside their differences. But getting the politically-fractured fl
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ebook, 300 pages
Published September 19th 2017 by Inkprint Press
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Tonya
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really want to rave about this story in all the best ways... and you need to know that I'm a Brooks fangirl for a dozen reasons--including the fact that she's my editor. So if you want to take this review with a grain of salt, sobeit.

This tale reminds me of Lois McMaster Bujold's "A Civil Campaign" from the perspective of how flawed and wounded humans negotiate their healing through love. And the setting and world-building share all the hallmarks of complexity that Bujold manages across her mu
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Amy Laurens
Sep 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic new SFR with Brooks's characteristically glorious worldbuilding and snappy, flirty dialogue.
A.B.
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sf, romance
A delightful SFR with seriously badass characters and a fun plot.

The tech is strange, but presented in a familiar (and thankfully not bloviating) way. The character interactions make perfect sense for a clan-like society that is trapped by its own rules and prejudices.

While part of the plot wrap-up feels as though a character from a future book was thrown in w/o enough set-up, that could be entirely the result of my interpretation, and did not effect my enjoyment of the book.

The society set-up l
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Edwin Downward
Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The author has opened up a bright new world to explore. Gear up, you're in for a wild ride.
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