Cold As Ice (Cold As Ice, book 1) by Charles Sheffield

Cold As Ice
(The first book in the Cold As Ice series)

A novel by
Charles Sheffield

This hard science fiction novel opens 25 years after the great war between the Inner Planets (Earth and Mars) and the millions who had colonized the asteroid belt and the moons of Jupiter. Nine billion people were killed by the terrible weapons created and used. The rivalries that lead to the war are not gone--and a few of those deadly weapons remain. . . .