A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what it undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.
Special Leather-bound Edition.
Baen Books celebrates twenty years of theÂ Honor Harrington sagaÂ with the reissue of the first book in the series: multiple New York Times best-seller David Weberâ€™s On Basilisk Station.Â
The Book That Started It All!
Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk station and given an antique ship to police the system. The vindictive superior who sent her there wants her to fail. But he made one mistake; he's made her mad...
About On Basilisk Station:
â€œWithout question SF's most popular military-themed series, the Honor Harrington novels are also among the genre's most intelligent, exciting and rewarding. On Basilisk Station, the series' premiere volume, is a spectacular piece of action storytelling that does virtually everything right.â€â€”SF Reviews
About David Weber and the Honor Harrington series:
â€œ. . .everything you could want in a heroineâ€¦.excellentâ€¦plenty of action.â€â€“Science Fiction Age
â€œBrilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant!â€â€“Anne McCaffrey
â€œCompelling combat combined with engaging characters for a great space opera adventure.â€â€“Locus
â€œWeber combines realistic, engaging characters with intelligent technological projection. . .Fans of this venerable space opera will rejoice. . .â€â€“Publishers Weekly
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