Last Chancers (Last Chancers #1-3)
Omnibus of all three of the popular Last Chancers novels. Hardened criminal Kage and his team are given one last chance to redeem themselves - they must go on a series of desperate missions behind enemy lines, each more dangerous than the last. Last man standing goes free.
That was my initial impression after reading the first novel in this omnibus, it changed my impression of Mr. Thorpe.
Initially I had assumed he was like your kindly Uncle, he looks like he could be at least. Then, after reading the first book in this omni, I figure he just might curb stomp you...but politely, because he's British.
The Last Chancers novels are fairly good. This is early in Gav's career and I could tell a definite improvement from book one t ...more
I have to say, straight away, that this is 40k at its best. The stories are fun, the characters are interesting, and the plots twist and turn as more details are revealed by the Colonel a ...more
Gav Thorpe puts plenty of life, death and action into his storytelling of the deadly missions and suffering of the Last Chancers as ...more
He continues to write for Black Library, and his first 'homegrown' novel series The Crown of the Blood has been released via Angry Robot.
Currently living in Nottingham, Gav shares his home with his lo ...more