Torch of Freedom (The Crown of Slaves Saga #2) - Eric Flint, David Weber

As the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Empire of Mantiocore and newly liberated slave planet of Torch, Anton Zilwicki and notorious Havenite secret agent Cachat set off on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations that have been launched against  Manticore and Torch. Most people are sure that the Republice of Haven is behind the assassinations, but Zilwick and Chachat suspect others of being the guilty party.

Queen Berry of Torch was one of the targets of the unknown assassins. The former head of the Ballroom slave liberation organiztion, Jeremy X-now one of Torch's top officals, but still considered by many the most dangerous terrorist in the galaxy-calls in some past favors owed to him. In reponse, a security officer from Beowulf arrives in bodyguards and the security officer's own growning attachment to her.

Meanwhile, powerful forces in the Solarian League are maneuvering against each other to gain the upper hand in whay they all expect to be an explosive crisis that threatens the very existence of the League itself.

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Release date: November 15, 2009
Genres: science fictionmilitary science fiction
Updated: August 16, 2021

The Crown of Slaves Saga :: Series

Belongs to the series Honorverse

Crown of Slaves (The Crown of Slaves Saga #1)
Torch of Freedom (The Crown of Slaves Saga #2)
Cauldron of Ghosts (The Crown of Slaves Saga #3)
To End in Fire (The Crown of Slaves Saga #4)7.50