Shards of honor: Cordelia Naismith, Betan Survey Captain, was expecting the unexpected when she and her team landed on a newly discovered planet. She was not, however, expecting to find a hostile military force from Barrayar staging a sneak attack on the friendly planet of Escobar. And she certainly wasn't expecting to fall in love with a 40-plus military leader known to cosmopolitan galactics as the Butcher of Komarr. But instead of the blood-drenched barbarian she was expecting; she finds a man who takes responsibility seriously and is prepared to sacrifice his honour in choosing between evils too great to imagine.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - phyllis2779 - LibraryThing
Excellent. These two novels (Shards of Honor and Barrayar) addicted me to the Vorkosigan saga. Great plot, great characters and tremendous world building. Highly recommend. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Sorry, just not my kind of book. Got to p. 60. Soldiers and political intrigue, no. I do wonder if the very first objection I made should have been a tip-off: we learn on the first page that Cordelia ... Read full review