Get ready to blast-off into a new realm of sci-fi. Author Christopher F. Cobb's The Slant Six seamlessly blends science fiction intensity with NASCAR-style racing, in space!
The audiobook will be narrated by film and television actor Matt Weight. Mr. Weight has worked on the feature film Hell Town (2015) and the television series Rescue Me (2007), among other roles.
The year is 2252 and Loman Phin is in trouble. A washed-up channelship racer turned freelancer, he hits pay dirt with his latest mission: a fortune is on the line if he can transport forty-three kilograms of human skin to a remote villa on Pluto's moon, Nix. Little does he know his very life is at stake when he gets caught up in an ancient feud, chased by a space vampire, and forced into a death-race by the king of Ceres. Meanwhile, danger is always hot on his heels in the form of a massive space freighter out for Loman's blood. With just his wits, his friends, and his beat-up cruiser, the Slant Six, Loman sets out on the most dangerous adventure of his life.
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Readers' Favorite has published a brand-new review of our fantasy/comedy The Gullwing Odyssey. As the fastest growing book review site on the Internet, they provide quality reviews for publishing houses large and small, including Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and many others.
Below is an excerpt of their review.
I absolutely loved this story! It’s a fantasy, comedy, coming of age, adventure all wrapped up into one hilarious, witty, laugh aloud tale! The writing is superb–Simon has mastery over the English language and knows how to draw readers in with his elaborate storytelling charm. The humor sets the tone throughout.
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