Karin Lowachee

Synopsis of Cagebird

Rescued by pirates from a desolate refugee camp following the destruction of his home colony by an alien enemy, Yuri Kirov is a killer, spy, and pirate captain doing a life term in prison, until Earthhub Black Ops agents release him and transform him into a weapon in their covert interstellar power struggle. By the Author of Burndive and Warchild.

Reviews of Cagebird


If you extract the backstory and toss it, you're left with a so-so novella. -- Paul Di Filippo,

If you enjoyed the previous two Books in the Series, you'll like Cagebird, which nicely fills in Yuri's story. -- Hilary Williamson, Bookloons

Karin Lowachee provides a thought provoking science fiction thriller that applies to the world today. -- Harriet Klausner, Bleather