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Expert Assistance - some light SF

Discussion in 'Books' started by RobertLCollins, Sep 29, 2011.

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  1. RobertLCollins

    RobertLCollins Captain Writer

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    Hello,

    Allow me to tell you a little about my first published novel, Expert Assistance. A new edition came out earlier this year with a new cover. It's available in print and as an ebook. Here's what it's about:

    "To get out of debt, spacer Jake Bonner takes on two odd jobs. The first, chauffeur pop star Evvie Martini on her tour; the second, helping Daniel and Clarissa Rosen overthrow their planet’s tyrannical ruler.

    Unfortunately for Jake, Evvie finds out about his second assignment and, hoping to advance her career, invites herself to the revolution. From there the absurdity grows for Jake and his band of “freedom fighters.”

    EA pokes fun at revolutions, pop culture, and some of the cliches of sci-fi."


    And here's where you can find a copy:

    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004LGS7KO/?tag=coolscifi-20

    Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/expert-assistance-robert-collins/1100076639

    Smashwords: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/39734


    Thanks for your time; happy reading!
     
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    There is a bit of news this week. A new interview of me is posted at Book Junkies. Here's the link to the author page:

    http://www.book-junkies-library.com/authors.php

    Scroll down and look for my name, "Robert Collins." There are many other author interviews, so check them out!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
     
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    Sorry it's been a while since I posted.

    If you've bought a copy of "Expert Assistance," thank you! If you haven't, I hope you'll consider it. Have a safe and happy summer!
     
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    I notice a few ebook copies of "Expert Assistance" have been sold since my last post. If you bought one of them, thank you!
     
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    Sorry I haven't been around for a while :(

    Good news, though. I have more Jake Bonner tales available. The first is a novella called "Heroes Eat Well," and here's what it's about:


    After the events of EXPERT ASSISTANCE, Jake is comfortable at last. He’s also bored, as is Odin, the computer that controls his ship. Their boredom comes to a quick end when they stumble across a damaged starship, a woman hiding out from those who attacked the ship, and her mysterious red box.


    What is she hiding in the box? Who’s the fellow with a French accent who wants to hire Jake for a diplomatic jaunt? What does food have to do with any of this?


    Here's where you can find it:

    Amazon - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BACZD9U/?tag=coolscifi-20
    B&N - http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/heroes-eat-well-robert-collins/1114295036

    Apple - http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/heroes-eat-well/id600172553
    Smashwords - http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/281844

    I'll try to post about the other new stories as they come out. Thanks for you time!
     
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    After three years (!), there is news about Expert Assistance. It's been free at Smashwords and through the Smashwords channels (B&N, iBooks, Kobo, etc.) for some time. Last month it was price-matched at Amazon, and the ebook is now free there as well. Here's the link to the series page at my blog with all the store links:

    The Jake Bonner 'verse page

    I hope you get a chance to check it out, and that you like it!
     

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