Monday, October 7, 2013

Coming Soon: The Slave Catcher

I have just sent off my novella, The Slave Catcher, to the proofreader for a final review. It should go live as soon as I get it back. In the meantime, here is the gorgeous cover (at least I think) by Melody Simmons of eBookindiecovers:

And now for the blurb:

Star City, best known for its brothels and casinos, is one of the few planets in the quadrant that outlaws slavery—for everyone, that is, except the galaxy bullies, the Borathians. Telepaths and recent conquerors of a backwards planet named Earth, the Borathians are simply too powerful to refuse. A special treaty allows them to bring their pleasure slaves or “bonds” onto the planet, and if one escapes, they have five days to recover him.

Sam Beron, private locator, may have been born on a Maradi space cruiser, but Star City is his home now and he’d say he despises slavery as much as any native. Unfortunately, a run of bad luck at the casino tables leaves him flat broke and scavenging expired military rations out of a neighboring dumpster. Next thing he knows, the Borathians are offering him a fortune to track down one of their escaped bonds, a beautiful Earth boy named Liam. What's a hungry locator to do?

The genre is M/M Sci-fi, a bit of a new direction for me, but one that's been totally enjoyable and rewarding.

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