JUST RELEASED: Alien Game by Rod Walker

Sunday , 2, October 2016 1 Comment

With nothing to do but work or lose himself in the dubious digital pleasures of the Netrix, Sam Hammond finds himself bored beyond belief on the oppressive planet of New Princeton. And when he gets himself in trouble for a stupid act of vandalism, he has the choice of spending a year in prison or working off his time as an indentured servant for anyone who buys his contract.

He might have chosen the prison if he’d known that he’d find himself working security for a safari colony on a jungle world where the herbivores are the size of a stadium, the apex predators are vicious lizards that can turn themselves almost invisible, and the skies are filled with huge, acid-breathing fliers. And when New Princeton’s Minister of Ecology arrives for a visit with a spaceship full of wealthy and powerful guests, Sam discovers that Man is the most dangerous animal on the planet.

Rod Walker is the New Heinlein, and ALIEN GAME marks another step in the return of science fiction to its classical form and historical heights. Written in the style and tradition of Robert Heinlein’s 12 classic juvenile novels published by Scribner, ALIEN GAME is an exciting tale of space, technology, courage, independence, and the indomitable spirit of Man.

One Comment
  • Steve says:

    I enjoyed it. It’s got giant alien dinosaurs, homicidal robots and resourceful good guys pursued by evil bad guys in a deadly game of cat and mouse. What more do you want in a sci fi actioner?

    The cover art, which I didn’t get to appreciate on my black & white Kindle, is deliciously cheesy like a 90’s video game. What are those rifles? FAMASes on steroids?

    Also pleased to see Rod Walker releasing a new book so soon after MUTINY IN SPACE. Keep writing please, Rod. I’ll keep reading.

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