Caught in the Crossfire (Mass Market Paperbound)
Baen, 9780671878825, 400pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 1998
List Price: 7.99*
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Mercenary leader Alois Hammer has created an armored regiment that wins battles--Hammer's Slammers. Booklist says Drake's popular Hammer's Slammers series about futuristic mercenary tank troops . . . has produced some of the best in military science fiction. This book contains two novels, Counting the Cost and The Warrior, two short stories, and a completely new novelette, arranged in the order the author finds most satisfactory.
About the Author
David Drake was attending Duke University Law School when he was drafted. He served the next two years in the Army, spending 1970 as an enlisted interrogator with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Viet Nam and Cambodia. Upon return he completed his law degree at Duke and was for eight years Assistant Town Attorney for Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has been a full-time freelance writer since 1981. Besides the previous novels in the Lt. Leary series (with the Lightnings, Lt. Leary, Commanding and The Far Side of the Stars), his books for Baen include the best-selling Hammer's Slammers series (the most recent entry being Paying the Piper) and such stand-alone books as Ranks of Bronze, Starliner, All the Way to the Gallows, Redliners, and many more. For Tor, he has written the best-selling Lord of the Isles fantasy series, the most recent installment being Goddess of the Ice Realm
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