Collects David Drake's complete Hammer's Slammers series.
David Drake was attending Duke Univeristy Law School when he was drafted. He served the next two years in the Army, spending 1970 as an enlisted interrogator with the 11th armored Cavalry in Viet Nam and Cambodia. Upon return he completed his law degree at Duke and was for eight years Assistant Town Attorney for Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has been a full-time freelance writer since 1981. Besides the best-selling Hammer's Slammers series, his books for Baen include the popular Leary of the RCN series, with seven volumes so far: With the Lightnings; Lt. Leary, Commanding, The Far Side of the Stars; The Way to Glory; Some Golden Harbor, When the Tide Rises and In the Stormy Red Sky. His Lord of the Isles fantasy novels for Tor are genre best sellers. Among his other Baen titkes are Ranks of Bronze, All the Way to thre Gallows, Redliners, and many more.