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McCade for Hire (Sam McCade #1-2)

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From national bestselling author William C. Dietz, McCade for Hire collects the first two action-packed novels featuring Sam McCade-an ex-Imperial Navy soldier turned interstellar bounty hunter.
Paperback, 480 pages
Published January 6th 2004 by Ace (first published 2004)
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Kati
Dec 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
Two books in one, "Galactic Bounty" and "Imperial Bounty", depicting the adventures of a bounty hunter in space, Sam McCade. I liked the 2nd story better because there was more space exploration and the planets that Sam visited were truly intriguing.

But there was one thing that really bugged me: the abrupt changes of POV which became more and more frequent as the book neared its end. In my humble opinion, it's a bad story telling when you lose your readers and they suddenly have no idea who's "t
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Steve Walker
Jul 21, 2009 rated it liked it
If you are a fan of swashbuckling adventure a la Hans Solo you will love this book. It was a fast read a semi-predictable. I did not have as much sympathy for McCade as I have for Hans Solo. McCade is a bit rougher and his past is a bit darker. Nevertheless, good locations, great imagery, fast action. An intersting take on where mankind will be in a thousand years of colonizing the galaxy.
D'art Witherspoon
Aug 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
The second half of the book is more engaging than the first. Some of the flight scenes were a little dated but for a story first published in '88 not terrible. I'd read more of his work if I can get it from the library. Not something I'd like to pay for
Medani
Feb 29, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who enjoy cheese
Shelves: sci-fi
I’m embarrassed to say this but I have a soft spot for bad Science Fiction and this linear narrative is as bad as it gets, in a good way.
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Fun read not serious just fun
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William Corey Dietz grew up in the Seattle area, spent time with the Navy and Marine Corps as a corpsman, graduated from the University of Washington and worked as a surgical technician, college instructor, and news writer. Later he worked for US West in a number of different marketing communications and public relations related positions, before leaving to accept a job as Director of Public Relat ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Sam McCade (4 books)
  • Galactic Bounty (Sam McCade, #1)
  • Imperial Bounty (Sam McCade, #2)
  • Alien Bounty (Sam McCade, #3)
  • McCade's Bounty (Sam McCade, #4)

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