Book 2 of the Artemis Files...
When Bren Montclare, merchant, rogue and contract mercenary left Elysium, he desired nothing more than an opportunity to recover from his baptism of fire into counter-intelligence operations and the chance to sell his cargo. However life in the Hinterlands can never be that simple when you’re in exile and a long way from home. While pirates gather in greater numbers and prey on merchant shipping in the region, Bren Montclare and his starship DIANA are caught in the middle of unfolding events.
Beset by challenges from every corner and finding himself under the command of a legendary ISA Marine, he must survive a combat mission that is guaranteed to fail and friends that want to kill him. Along the way, he discovers the true purpose of the Artemis Project and how far the Minutemen will go to ensure secrecy.
The Artemis Files recount the activities of an on-going intelligence operation amidst the war torn worlds of the 43rd Century. From the Britannic Kingdom to the Independent States of America, Artemis Operatives defend against incursions by enemies in a region with no law, rules, or humanity. Written in the style of traditional Space Opera, this adventure is certain to appeal to lovers of classic adventures from the golden years of Science Fiction.