Hal Spacejock doesn’t mind navigating to an uncharted planet, landing in a deserted field, dodging customs and loading a suspicious cargo under cover of darkness.
That’s a normal day’s work.
No, the real battle starts when the customer sends a broken-down pilot to fly Hal’s beloved ship …
(80,000 words, 350-380 pages.)
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What they’re saying:
“Simon Haynes is the Australian Terry Pratchett” – Midwest Book Review
“Fast, funny, quirky, enthralling comedy adventure; not just a genre parody but a well-made story in its own right, told with a light, deft touch. Hal’s battle of wills with the uppity airlock is a special joy” – Tom Holt
“The quirkiest genre satire to hit bookshelves since Terry Pratchett’s Discworld”
The West Australian
“Things start to go wrong and just keep going that way in this clever novel. A very funny science fiction read.” Fiction Focus
“Riddled with slapstick humour and glib one-liners” – Courier Mail, Brisbane
“A space opera full of humorously cringe-worthy moments” – Dominion Post, New Zealand
“An underground cult hit . . . just the thing to read when all you want is to forget your troubles for a while and enjoy someone else’s engaging and well-crafted world” – January Magazine