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Penguin, Aug 25, 2015 - Fiction - 336 pages
All hell is breaking loose in the edge-of-your-seat follow-up to Havoc and Perdition from New York Times bestselling author Ann Aguirre…

The prison ship Perdition has become a post-battle charnel house with only a handful of Dred’s soldiers still standing and now being hunted by Silence’s trained tongueless assassins. Forging an uneasy alliance with mercenary commander Vost—who is their only chance at escape—the Dread Queen will do whatever it takes to end her life sentence on Perdition and keep the survivors alive long enough to cobble together a transport capable of getting them off station.

If Dred and her crew can win the deadly game of cat and mouse, the payoff is not only life but freedom—a prize sweeter than their wildest dreams. Yet the sadistic Silence would rather destroy Perdition than let a single soul slip from her grasp…

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User Review  - tldegray - LibraryThing

3.5/5 stars. The prison ship is dying, many of the prisoners are dead, and Dred and her crew have an alliance with the mercenary leader to work together to get off the ship. But Silence, one of the ... Read full review

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Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales Quick & Dirty: In the game of thrones you win or you die…well, you get the drift! Opening Sentence: Chaos reigned in Queensland, and Dred was too tired to come ... Read full review

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More Than Life Itself
A Pretty Web of Scars
A Different Way to
Competitive Thrust
The Chained Queen
Shit Meet
A Pox on Their Houses

Truths Writ in Blood
Dead Man Walking
Monsters and Darkness
The Knife of Failure
Confession Cleansing Cruciation
Wickedness Burns Like Fire
Mission Impossible
Last Resort
The Worm Turns
A Long Silence

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About the author (2015)

Ann Aguirre is the author of several other popular series: Sirantha Jax (Endgame, Aftermath, Grimspace); Enclave (Horde, Outpost, Enclave); and Corine Solomon (Agave Kiss, Blue Diablo, Devil's Punch, Shady Lady). Havoc and Perdition are the previous books in The Dred Chronicles.

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