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You Sexy Thing

You Sexy Thing

Cat Rambo

Tor Books


Farscape meets The Great British Bake Off in this fantastic space opera You Sexy Thing from former SFWA President, Cat Rambo.

Just when they thought they were out…

TwiceFar station is at the edge of the known universe, and that’s just how Niko Larson, former Admiral in the Grand Military of the Hive Mind, likes it.

Retired and finally free of the continual war of conquest, Niko and the remnants of her former unit are content to spend the rest of their days working at the restaurant they built together, The Last Chance.

But, some wars can’t ever be escaped, and unlike the Hive Mind, some enemies aren’t content to let old soldiers go. Niko and her crew are forced onto a sentient ship convinced that it is being stolen and must survive the machinations of a sadistic pirate king if they even hope to keep the dream of The Last Chance alive.


The entrance buzzer chimed. Someone outside in the public hallway of the space station was paging admittance.

Niko Larsen, a.k.a. Captain Nicolette Larsen, formerly one of the finest military geniuses the Holy Hive...

Praise for You Sexy Thing

"Fun and action-packed.... This action-packed space opera is loads of fun" —Buzzfeed

"Cat Rambo's writing is everything you could hope for—lyrical, emotional, funny, by turns or all at once." —Django Wexler, author of Ship of Smoke and Bone

"Rambo has a gift for immersing their reader into a vivid universe full of adventure, sensuality, wit, and poignant observation."—Jody Lynn Nye, New York Times bestselling author

"Cat Rambo is a genuinely gifted writer."—Saladin Ahmed, author of Throne of the Crescent Moon


Cat Rambo

CAT RAMBO (They/Them) lives, writes, and teaches somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. Their 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov’s, Clarkesworld Magazine, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. They are an Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominee. They also run a popular online school, The Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers. Their books include You Sexy Thing, Carpe Glitter, and Hearts of Tabat.

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