The High Ground by Melinda Snodgrass
Imperials 1 (Imperials Saga)

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  Emperor's daughter Mercedes is the first woman ever admitted to the High Ground, the elite training academy of the Solar League's Star Command, and she must graduate if she is to have any hope of taking the throne. Her classmate Tracy has more modest goals--to rise to the rank of captain, and win fame and honor. But a civil war is coming and the political machinations of those who yearn for power threatens the young cadets. In a time of intrigue and alien invasion, they will be tested as they never thought possible.

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MELINDA SNODGRASS was a story editor and executive script consultant on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Her acclaimed episode, “The Measure of a Man,” was nominated for the Writer’s Guild Award for outstanding writing in a drama series. With George R. R. Martin, she cocreated the popular Wild Cards series of shared-world novels and anthologies. She lives in New Mexico.
Published July 5, 2016 by Titan Books. 356 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The emperor of the Solar League has no male heir, but he is determined to put his oldest child, daughter Mercedes, on the throne after him. To that end, he pressures her to enroll in the High Ground, the elite military academy that trains all the scions of the first families of the empire. Meanwh...

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