Freedom Flight Coming As Baen Ebook! Update ID

Baen Books, the publisher behind most of the Wing Commander novels, has announced it is bringing Wing Commander Freedom Flight out as Baen Ebook later this year! A partial preview release is expected April 15 with full availability on July 5 at $6.99 in multiple formats. Freedom Flight was the very first WC novel released, and it's a fantastic tie in to Secret Missions 2 (as well as lead in to Wing Commander 2). A preview was included with WC2, which you can read here. We've been lobbying Baen to release the Wing Commander series in electronic form for more than a dozen years, so this is very exciting news! Hopefully additional novels will follow shortly! Find out more at Baen's page here.
Freedom Flight by Mercedes Lackey and Ellen Guon, Publisher: Baen Books
Forthcoming (1/2 Ebook available 04/15/16; full Ebook available 07/05/16)

Ralgha nar Hhallas, captain of a war cruiser, noble lord of the Kilrathi Empire—and a rebel. Captain K’Kai of Firekka, first of her winged species to leave her planet for the stars. Captain Ian St. John, call sign “Hunter,” hotshot human pilot—he thinks he’s just in it for the thrill of the chase. Rikik, K’Kai’s niece, hereditary leader of her clan—all she wants to do is follow in her notorious relative’s footsteps and fly the stars.

They were as disreputable a gang of misfits as ever flew between the stars. But together they would free a world!

Set in the world of the Wing Commander computer game universe.

Published: 7/5/2016
SKU: 9781625795281
Ebook Price: $6.99

Baen eBooks are available in the following DRM-free formats:

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  • Sony LRF
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