Legion of the Damned
William C. Dietz is the bestselling author of more than thirty novels, some of which have been translated into German, Russian, and Japanese. He grew up in the Seattle area, served as a medic with the Navy and Marine Corps, graduated from the University of Washington, and has been employed as a surgical technician, college instructor, and television news writer, director, and producer. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Dietz served as director of public relations and marketing for an international telephone company. He and his wife live near Gig Harbor, Washington.
Returning to his Legion of the Damned universe, Dietz illustrates why he’s a master of the genre" (RT Book Reviews). And in Andromeda’s War, his heroine will face her ultimate testas a battle-scarred legionnaire and as an innocent young woman who once lost everything
Now a platoon leader, Legionnaire Andromeda McKee seems to have successfully left behind her true identity of Lady Catherine Cat” Carletto, one of the last two surviving members of the Carletto family targeted for death by Empress Ophelia.
After failing at her one shot at vengeance, Andromeda had been questioning her own resolve. But now her uncle has been killed in a government raid back on Earth, leaving her as the last Carletto standingand the family’s only chance for justice
A chance that comes when the empress’s ship crashes on a hostile planet and Andromeda is assigned to head up the rescue mission. As a legionnaire, Andromeda McKee has countless kills under her belt. But when faced with her greatest enemy, it will be Cat Carletto who has to pull the trigger on the one who really matters
“When it comes to military science fiction, William Dietz can run with the best.”—Steve Perry, author of The Vastalimi Gambit
“Andromeda McKee is one hell of a heroine. Dietz is a rarity among male science fiction authors: He can write a steely, badass female protagonist without making her seem unreasonably stoic.”—RT Book Reviews
Praise for Andromeda’s Fall:
“An exciting place for readers to experience the bestselling military science fiction of author William C. Dietz…Balanced portrayal of the ‘strong female’ character type; intense battle scenes; clever examination of the benefits of and fears surrounding artificial intelligence; great jumping-on point for readers who haven’t read the Legion of the Damned series.”—SF Signal
“Full of action and suspense.”—Elitist Book Reviews
“Action-packed…One of the best female protagonists I have ever encountered in military science fiction…A must-read for any fan of mil fic.”—The Archaeologist’s Guide to the Galaxy
“An exciting plot and engaging characters made this novel impossible to put down. Fast-paced and action-packed with plenty of suspense, intrigue, and drama…[A] promising new series.”—SciFiChick.com
“A page-turner.”—Kirkus Reviews