'Swashbuckling adventure on the Spinward Main!
'Five hundred years ago, she lifted into the Warp: The Epsilon Queen. The greatest space liner ever built – the grand old lady of the stars. Carrying one hundred thousand refugees, she departed on her greatest voyage, and simply disappeared.
'Five hundred years later, the mystery still endures. She remains the greatest space disaster of all time.
'But clues endure…
'Patricia Bretonard – pilot, fencer and mistress of a great many freckles, has the great mystery flung into her lap. Jemima McLeoud, a historical researcher, is hot on the trail of the Epsilon Queen. With a ship – and with a sword – they set out to uncover one of the great, romantic mysteries of space.'
Source: Publisher's blurb.