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Milky Way Repo
Blue collar Sci Fi in the vein of Firefly.
Running a starship repo company isnít easy or cheap. Itís just an endless string of fuel costs, ship maintenance, legal red tape, unhappy debt bailers, shady associates and uncooperative dock officials from one end of the galaxy to the other.
Nathan Teller owns and operates Milky Way Repossessions, a company that tracks down and repossesses starships. And although he's only managing to break even on his debt, he wouldnít trade it for anything. (His ex-wife holds that against him. No surprise there.)
When Nathan and his crew successfully steal a freighter from the clutches of a particularly tenacious and corrupt dock official, he earns the respect of their high profile employer. Opportunity seems a sure thing.
Nathan should be happy. But when that lucrative job op turns into a ransom delivery for a starship crew being held hostage by a cult, he suddenly finds himself pursued by a self-immolating loan shark hell bent on collecting a gambling debt.
How will it all turn out? You never know. Especially when Nathan and his Starship repo agents are up against a cult and the mob...
"I think Milky Way Repo carves out a unique niche in science fiction by presenting protagonists that work hard for a living, sort of a genre of blue collar sci-fi. The world is bigger than them and there isnít a large fascist government operating against them. In this case, the characters struggle to make ends meet and do so against forces that are relatable; the economy, employers that hold sway over workers, religious elements, and organized crime figures that move in the shadows." -- Michael Prelee, author
About the Author:
Michael Prelee is a writer living near Youngstown, OH. A graduate of Youngstown State University, he lives with his wonderful wife and two great children. [MORE]
"No part of the book lost momentum as multiple story lines merged in interesting ways and no loose ends that oftentimes leave readers confused. I would highly recommend this eBook as one that will engage you and make it difficult to put down for other activities." - Dr. Ross Wirth, reviewer
"The story is a good mix of science-fiction, adventure, action and a bit of intrigue. No heavy stuff here, no hard science-fiction and complex language. Itís more Firefly than Asimov." - Shaika-Dzari
"Fast paced and imaginative, with well-crafted dialogue that shows the author has a good understanding of people in the "real" world. If you liked the movie "Serenity", you will love this book!" - Annah
"The book was entertaining, fast moving, and had good character understanding and development. I've seen a couple of people compare it to "Serenity" and "Firefly" and I can see where they make the connection - the book has a lot of the fundamental values found in that series and the pace in which things happen keeps you turning pages." - J. Fowler
"This is a wild ride. Fun and enjoyable." - Jenny
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