05 - Hounded into retirement and disgrace by political enemies, cut to the heart by the murder of the man she loved, and bereft of confidence in herself and her abilities, Captain Honor Harrington has retreated to the planet Grayson to take up her role as Steadholder while she tries to heal her bitter wounds. But the People's Republic of Haven is rising from defeat to threaten Grayson anew, and the newborn Grayson Navy needs her experience desperately. It's a call Honor cannot refuse.
Vector Prime (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order #1) by R.A. Salvatore - Twenty-one years have passed since the heroes of the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star, breaking the power of the Emperor. Since then, the New Republic has valiantly struggled to maintain peace and prosperity among the peoples of the galaxy. But unrest has begun to spread and threatens to destroy the Republic's tenuous reign....
Small Favor - Book 10 of the Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher. Harry Dresden has had one quiet -- make that dull -- year. For 12 whole months, nobody has tried to kill him. Just as he's settling into these doldrums, Mab, the monarch of the Winter Court of the Sidhe, calls him in for a small favor. (Favors, it seems, are the main currency of Dresden's universe.) What begins as a tip of the hat quickly escalates into deadly matters that pit Harry against two deadly foes.
7.Honor Harrington has been promoted to Commodore, a rank so high that she will never personally command a ship again. The promotion comes through as she returns to Harrington Steading on Grayson, after having spent the previous months advising and working with the Weapons Development Board.Honor has not returned alone, however, as her treecat Nimitz has mated with Samantha, who has born 'kittens. The Bright Water Clan has also dispatched eight adult treecats to help raise the kittens.