First Casualty by Mike MoscoeFirst Casualty by Mike Moscoe

First Casualty

byMike Moscoe

Mass Market Paperback | January 31, 1999

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Asteroid miner Mary Rodrigo and freighter owner Mattim Abeeb are green draftees of the Society of Humanity, forced to fight for Earth—a planet they’ve never even seen.

Major Ray Longknife and his lover, Senior Pilot Rita Nuu, are career soldiers, invested with the cause of the Unity Party—and its ambitious new president.

These four soldiers on opposing sides of the battle are about to discover the true nature of this terrible war: a quest for profit—from the high command of both sides. What they will risk is nothing less than their lives. For although truth may be the first casualty of war, it’s not going to be the last…

Mike Moscoe is a full-time writer who lives in the Pacific Northwest. As "Mike Shepherd", he has written the very popular Kris Longknife military science fiction adventures.
Title:First CasualtyFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 6.79 × 4.34 × 0.96 inPublished:January 31, 1999Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0441005934

ISBN - 13:9780441005932

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Four soldiers battle for the control of the Earth and will risk everything to win the war for their side. The Society of Humanity drafted asteroid miner Mary Rodrigo and freighter owner Mattim Abeeb to fight for a planet they’ve never even seen. Major Ray Longknife and his lover, Senior Pilot Rita Nun, are career soldiers who are willing to do whatever it takes to win the war for the Unity Party. But all four are about to learn the truth about this vicious battle in Mike Moscoe’s The First Casualty.

Editorial Reviews

“Moscoe delivers the goods.”—Steve Perry, New York Times bestselling author“A lot of fun…a refreshing change from the standard good guy/bad guy divisions in military SF.”—Jack McDevitt, National Bestselling Author“Space scientists talking about science fiction often disparage the way space battles are depicted. Moscoe won’t be a target for any of those attacks: he’s got it down…I finished the novel wanting more.”—LRC Publications On-Line Reviews“Good escapist fare.”—Locus