Elizabeth Moon delivers COLD WELCOME to the UK…


Elizabeth Moon‘s highly-anticipated new novel, COLD WELCOME is out today in the UK! The first in the author’s new Vatta’s Peace series, it is published in the UK by Orbit Books, here’s the synopsis…

Admiral Ky Vatta should return to her childhood home a war hero, but on the way her shuttle is downed by sabotage.

Marooned in a hostile landscape it’ll take every bit of wit, skill and luck she can muster to lead her fellow survivors to safety, knowing that the mysterious enemies who destroyed the ship are on the hunt, and may have an agent in the group ready to finish the job at any moment. And was the sabotage an attempt on Ky’s own life, or someone else’s?

COLD WELCOME is set after Moon’s previous Vatta War series, which are also published in the UK by Orbit: TRADING IN DANGER, MOVING TARGET, ENGAGING THE ENEMY, COMMAND DECISION and VICTORY CONDITIONS.

Elizabeth Moon is also the author of, among many others, the Nebula Award-winning THE SPEED OF DARK, which is published in the UK by Orbit.

Zeno represents Elizabeth Moon in the UK and Commonwealth, on behalf of the JABberwocky Literary Agency in New York.

Elizabeth Moon’s Admiral Vatta returns to a COLD WELCOME!


This April, Elizabeth Moon returns to the universe of her Vatta’s War series! Due to be published in the UK by Orbit Books, COLD WELCOME is the first in a new series, Vatta’s Peace. We think you’ll agree that cover is pretty stunning?

Here’s the synopsis…

Admiral Ky Vatta should return to her childhood home a war hero, but on the way her shuttle is downed by sabotage.

Marooned in a hostile landscape it’ll take every bit of wit, skill and luck she can muster to lead her fellow survivors to safety, knowing that the mysterious enemies who destroyed the ship are on the hunt, and may have an agent in the group ready to finish the job at any moment. And was the sabotage an attempt on Ky’s own life, or someone else’s?

Orbit has published a considerable number of Moon’s novels, including the Vatta’s War series (pictured below), the science fiction Serrano┬áseries, and three of Moon’s fantasy series: the Deeds of Paksenarrion, the Paladin’s Legacy, and the Legacy of Gird.

Zeno represents Elizabeth Moon in the UK and Commonwealth, on behalf of the JABberwocky Literary Agency in New York.