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The Only Game in the Galaxy (The Maximus Black Files)

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In a galaxy of cutthroat companies, shadowy clans and a million agendas, spy agency RIM barely wields enough control to keep
order. Maximus Black is RIM’s star cadet. But he has a problem. One of RIM’s best agents, Anneke Longshadow, knows there’s a mole in
the organisation.

And Maximus has a lot to hide
Paperback, First, 333 pages
Published September 1st 2013
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Jenny
Sep 18, 2013 Jenny rated it it was amazing
The Only Game in the Galaxy—The Maximus Black Files #3
Written by Paul Collins
Publisher: Ford Street Publishing
Price: AUD $19.95 PB Ages: 12+
ISBN: 978 1925000043

Reviewer: Jenny Mounfield


“Somebody was trying to kill Maximus Black, somebody good.”

Mole Hunt, the first in, The Maximus Black Files trilogy, was released in 2011 to high acclaim and soon amassed a legion of faithful fans—many of whom are adults. Dyson’s Drop followed a year later, and now finally, the last installment, The Only Game in
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Robyn Donoghue
Aug 25, 2014 Robyn Donoghue rated it it was amazing
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After an agonising wait, Maximus Black is back more sinister than ever. The Only Game in the Galaxy concludes the race between Anneke Longshadow and Maximus Black to locate the hidden weapon caches. Each contains a fleet of Demon Class dreadnoughts capable of destroying planets. Along the way Maximus commits unspeakable crimes which Anneke tries to thwart at every twist and turn. With her Blaster no longer set on stun, Anneke means business when she aims it at Black.
Assisted by the Envoy who bel
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Tracey Jago
Nov 17, 2013 Tracey Jago rated it it was amazing
An epic finish to a fantastic trilogy!!

Such a thrilling read! Paul has written an exceptional trilogy, and I never imaged so much could happen to both Anneke and Maximus in such a short time.

I highly recommend The Maximus Black Files to any Science Fiction Fan. All school libraries should have many copies for their students to read.

The Maximus Black Files is by far the most advanced Science Fiction read you’ll find. It’s set way into the future. Travelling through the universe is much more advan
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D.C. Green
Nov 03, 2013 D.C. Green rated it it was amazing
The Only Game in the Galaxy is a hyper-paced, sci-fi extravaganza that features the nefarious wannabe galactic emperor, Maximus Black, and his equally adept nemesis, Anneke Longshadow of the intergalactic spy agency, RIM. The story hurtles at breakneck speed with ample cliff-hangers, twists and revelations, all interspersed with high-tension action scenes, cool character moments and crazy sci-fi concepts.

The Only Game in the Galaxy is the third book in the Maximus Black Files series. However, it
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A satisfying conclusion to an action driven series.
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Paul Collins has written many books, mostly for younger readers. He is best known for his fantasy and science fiction titles: The Jelindel Chronicles (Dragonlinks, Dragonfang, Dragonsight and Wardragon), and The Quentaris Chronicles ─ co-edited with Michael Pryor ─ (Swords of Quentaris, Slaves of Quentaris, Dragonlords of Quentaris, Princess of Shadows, The Forgotten Prince, Vampires of Quentaris ...more
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The Maximus Black Files (3 books)
  • Mole Hunt (The Maximus Black Files #1)
  • Dyson's Drop (The Maximus Black Files, #2)

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