Define ‘mercenary’

Define ‘mercenary’

Can the Cortii be called ‘mercenaries’? Well, I had an interesting contention a couple of weeks back that no, they couldn’t, because they undergo intensive training and have a command structure, so I thought I would look up the question and see if...
The Virtual Book Fair 2016

The Virtual Book Fair 2016

The Virtual Book Fair 2016   Through the Hostage (Cortii series #1) by J C Steel 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...

Through the Hostage Prologue

Prologue: Face to face, after days of careful observation, Ilan’s black hair was slightly wavier than she had remembered, and the deep green of her eyes was colder. Otherwise, excepting the changeful pattern of scars, her commander looked remarkably similar to the...