Vicky Peterwald has it all. She's Daddy's darling little girl. She's a Grand Duchess and she's due to inherit Dad's empire some distant time in the future. Oh, and she's got a new stepmother, six months older than she is who is carrying a new baby brother for her, and doesn't want anyone between her son and the throne.

Bombs and assassination attempts seem to be becoming a daily event. Three or four times a day. What's a girl to do? As Vicky progresses from Target to Survivor to Rebel, she is sure going to find out.
Kris Longknife
Kris Longknife
Vicki Peterwald series #0.5
Kris Longknife killed Vicky Peterwald's brother. So Vicky will kill Kris Longknife. Or try. Raised in the shadow of her brother Hank, Vicky now finds herself heir to the Peterwald Empire and hell bent on killing Kris Longknife. When that doesn't work out, she finds herself shipped off to the Greenfeld Navy as a boot ensign. But when Kris Longknife crosses Vicky's path again, they must join forces to save Vicky's father.
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Target, a Vicki Peterwald novel by Mike Shepherd
Vicki Peterwald series #1
Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Victoria Maria Teresa Inez Smythe-Peterwald was raised to be attractive and marry well. When her brother, her father's favorite and the heir apparent, was killed in battle by Lieutenant Kris Longknife, Vicky's attempt at vengeance failed. Angry and disappointed, her father forced her to join the Navy.

Now Ensign Vicky Peterwald is part of a whole new world, and her only ally is an unexpected one: Kris Longknife.
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Vicki Peterwald series #2
Grand Duchess Vicky Peterwald has undergone an unlikely transformation-from pampered heir to naval lieutenant. Now Vicky will need to use both her military and political ranks to rebuild war-torn planets, planets ruined both by the Peterwald Empire and by Kris Longknife's revolutionary quests. When the death-before-dishonor code of the Navy meets the anything-goes-to-win motto of the Imperial family, Vicky must confront, outwit, and conquer both revolutionaries and her own family to stifle galactic disorder.
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Rebel, a Vicki Peterwald novel by Mike Shepherd
Vicki Peterwald series #3
Vicky Peterwald is no longer just the heir apparent to an imperial dynasty. She survived naval training and proved her mettle in combat to help the starving people of the ravaged world of St. Petersburg. Now, she is truly a Grand Duchess, leading a growing battle fleet in a rebellion against the tyranny of her stepmother, the Empress.
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