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by Scott McElhaney (Goodreads Author)
In the near future, a man is going to bring the furthest reaches of the galaxy within the grasp of mankind. Meriwether Hawke has created a vehicle that folds space, changing the whole perspective of the space program in an instant. Unfortunately for Hawke, the first manned test vehicle doesn’t end up where it’s supposed to. Lost and without sufficient life support, the ...more
Kindle Edition, 189 pages
Published September 27th 2013 by Superluminal Publishing
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A surprisingly good read! Complicated enough to be considered hard sci-fi but written in a way anyone can understand. Great character development and they draw you in to the stories of their fight to escape a planet by using an ancient colony ship. Only Hawke knows anything of the technology inside the ship, but he can't get it operational again on his own. He must employ several people who might as well be from the 1800's in comparison. Highly recommended.
This book was great, right up until the last couple chapters. At that point, the author seems to have gotten stuck on the word hollered. Seriously? How many times can the various folks on the bridge holler something, especially when the came out of the jump, and everything was silent, yet they still felt the need to holler? Not yell, expostulate, exclaim, shout or raise their voice over the din, but holler? and not just once, but several times in a row. I know it's the end of the book, and ...more
Scott's first novel, Mommy's Choice, was originally published in paperback under the pseudonym Scott Curtis. In under a year on the bookshelves, that novel won the National Christian Choice Book Award for romantic suspense. When Scott moved to a different publisher and started making his novels available to Kindle readers, he returned to his real name and reduced the prices to the absolute minimum ...moreMore about Scott McElhaney...