The tale begun in the Fenaday/Rainhell Chronicle adds new volumes as Shasti Rainhell, genetically engineered assassin, continues the saga. Shasti Rainhell w commands her former lover's Fenaday's privateer Sidhe when she is recruited by Confederate Spymaster, Mandela to take his team of scientists and soldiers into unkwn space. The war with the Conchirri is over, but a new threat has appeared from further in toward the galactic core in the form a ship called an Evolver which attacked a Confederate world. Shasti meets old friends and old enemies in Mandela's train. The handsome linguist, Paulo Romita, draws her interest, while her old adversary, Kyle Mmok, w completely in a robot body, mirrors some of her own struggles about what it means to be human. But a totally unexpected addition throws the expedition into chaos when Mikhail Vaughn, master assassin from Olympia appears on the scene.
Edward McKeown is a writer and editor specializing in science fiction and fantasy with occasional forays into literary and nonfiction. Ed escaped from NY, but his old hometown supplies much of the background to his humorous Lair of the Lesbian Love Goddess shorts, as his new hometown in Charlotte, North Carolina does for his Knight Templar fantasy series. He enjoys a wide variety of interests from ballroom dance to the martial arts. He has also edited three Sha'Daa anthologies of wry tales of the apocalypse and a wide variety of short stories. Find him on Facebook and at edwardmckeown.weebly.com and http: //www.amazon.com/-/e/B004NM9ZU2 Ed is best known for his Robert Fenaday/Shasti Rainhell series of SF novels set on the Privateer Sidhe issued by Hellfire Publications