Kris Longknife is the protagonist in a series of military science fiction novels by American author Mike Shepherd. Born into wealth and royalty, Kris Longknife joined the marines to help fight for humanity against aliens and pirates in a system that has been colonized.

Mike Shepherd debuted his Kris Longknife series in 2004 with the novel Mutineer. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Mike Shepherd’s Kris Longknife books in order of when they were first published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Kris Longknife Books

Mutineer(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deserter(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Defiant(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Resolute(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Audacious(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Intrepid(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Undaunted(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Redoubtable(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Training Daze(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daring(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Welcome Home / Go Away(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Furious(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodhound(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Defender(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tenacious(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kris Longknife's Assassin(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unrelenting(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bold(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ruth Longknife's First Christmas(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kris Longknife's Replacement(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kris Longknife's Bad Day(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Emissary(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kris Longknife's Relief(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kris Longknife's Maid Goes on Strike(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Admiral(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Commanding(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kris Longknife Collections

Kris Longknife's Maid Goes on Strike & Other Short Stories(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Kris Longknife Synopsis: Mutineer is the first book in the Kris Longknife series by Mike Shepherd. Kris Longknife was born with the silver spoon. Her father is the Prime Minister of her home planet, her mother the consummate politician’s wife. She’s been raised only to be beautiful and to marry well. But the heritage of the military Longknifes courses through Kris’s blood – and, against her parents’ objections, she enlists in the marines. She has a lot to live up to and a lot to prove in the long-running struggle between her powerful family, a highly defensive – and offensive – Earth, and the hundreds of warring colonies. And then an ill-conceived attack brings the war close to home, putting Kris’s life on the line. Now she has only one choice: certain death on the front lines of rim space – or mutiny…

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