Khyria Ilan is a commander in the Cortii, the most elite mercenary organisation in known space. With a past she can’t remember, and commanders who would love to see her dead, her future is likely to be short: her command faces their ultimate test to prove their right to survive.
When the odds are impossible, sometimes the only thing to do is play the game …
Through the Hostage has been described as complex, exciting, and compelling, and is currently averaging 4 stars on Amazon.
While I won’t lie to you and tell you this is a nice, simple, open-and-shut story about good triumphing over evil, most readers seem to be enjoying a non-standard read. I hope you will too.
My characters are fighters, schemers, and survivors, and the galaxy they inhabit is an eclectic mix of cultures and species. (For reference, our nearest neighbours are perfectly well aware of the existence of Earth: we’re just too much trouble to contact when there’s still an off-chance we might exterminate ourselves and leave a nice empty planet to colonise.)
Reader notes: I use British English, and the book references adult themes including violence, drugs, alcohol, and physical intimacy.
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Born in Gibraltar and raised on a yacht around the coasts of the Atlantic, I’m an author, martial artist, and introvert. In between the necessary making of money to allow the writing of more books, I can usually be found stowing away on a spaceship, halfway to the further galaxy.
Science-fiction and urban fantasy are my favourite genres to write in. I grew up on a rich diet of Anne McCaffrey, Tolkien, Dorothy Dunnett, and Jack Higgins, and finally started to write my own books aged fourteen. I can’t point the finger at any one book or author that set me in my current direction, but I blame my tendency to write characters who favour drastically practical solutions on some mix of those. If I can toss in a bit of gender- and genre-bending, so much the better. Status quo is boring.
I hope you enjoy reading the books half as much as I enjoyed writing them!