The problem with being a spy is that you have to make friends with the enemy.
Dray Prescot, Earthman, who had become prince of Vallia, was the kind of man who always stood by his friends. So in his quest to learn the war secrets of Hamal, empire of the aircraft-makers, Dray found himself not only becoming comrade to some of its greatest warriors but of championing the very life of its cruelly beautiful queen. Although Dray's devotion to his glorious princess Delia never flagged, his mission, and his life, was perilously balanced upon the razor-edged blades of loyalty versus duty...
Genres: science fiction
Alan Burt Akers is a pseudonym of Kenneth Bulmer.
Alan Burt Akers is the author of the long-running Dray Prescot series. These novels were initially published as by Akers, but the later novels were published as by the first-person protagonist of the series, Dray Prescot himself.
The Dray Prescot series consists of eleven cycles:Delian Cycle Havilfar Cycle Krozair Cycle Vallian Cycle Jikaida Cycle Spikatur Cycle
Pandahem Cycle Witch War Cycle Lohvian Cycle (originally published only in German, English e-book editions were published later) Balintol Cycle (published only in German) Phantom Cycle (published only in German)