A standard distress signal means a standard rescue mission. But when the truth is so deeply hidden, can anything really be that simple? For Aitkin Cassini the future is bleak. In the hands of unknown torturers, it’s looking like it might be short too. For Itona Lanad and the marines of First Company, it’s just another day in the glorious Deorum Navy. But when a seemingly disused station sends out a distress signal, Aitkin, Itona and the rest of their company are plunged into the heart of a mystery, the scale of which none of them can even begin to imagine. If they can’t find the truth buried beneath the lies the very future of humanity could hang in the balance. Dive into a sci-fi adventure packed with mystery, action, intrigue and betrayal with the first book of the Jupiter’s Halo series now.
Emelia Green has a secret. The kind of secret others will kill to protect. The kind of secret so deadly she’s even keeping it from herself. When disaster strikes the backwater space station of GS-114, Dalton Cross has orders to follow and a job to do. Torn between his conscience and his duty, he must fight for more than just his life and the lives of his team. Unsure who to trust and what’s really been going on aboard the station he is tasked to protect, Cross must make decisions that could determine a lot more about his future than he first thought. Whether he still has one, for a start. And what of Admina ‘Red’ Earone and her mysterious mission? Crossing a hostile solar system is the least of her worries when failure means losing all she holds dear, but success could mean losing her very self. Emelia has a secret. Red has a mission. Cross has a duty. Pick up the second book of the Jupiter’s Halo series now to find out who will succeed, who will fail and what each one means for the fate of the human race.
Life on a planet-spanning space station like Jupiter’s Halo can be tough. Especially when business is slow and all the punters seem to want is the golden boy next door. For Eesaar Tapp, experienced seductor and pleaser to all-comers, times have never been harder. Trade is down, swept up by his closest rival who, irritatingly, is also his best friend. Probably his only friend. With too many debts due to the wrong kind of people, Eesaar needs a bright idea, a lot of help or some kind of miracle to keep hold of what little he has. Including his life. Unfortunately, help isn’t much of a resource in the station’s lower levels and miracles are so rare as to be… well, maybe it’s just better all-around to go looking for that next bright idea. SKIN:TRADE is a short story set in the depths of the great Jupiter’s Halo station. Read it now for a glimpse into the darker corners of humanity’s future and the lives that matter too little for history to remember.
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