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Eros Ascending - Velvet Comet 1
Harry Redwine was an old and valued employee of the Vainmill Syndicate, one of the huge corporations that existed - and controlled - the galaxy. Harry was a "fixer" and his boss, Victor Bonhomme, would send him in to take perfectly healthy, well run businesses and turn them into shaky ruins that would quickly go under. Harry's latest assignment would take him to the Velvet Comet, a galatically famous brothel that orbits around the planet Charlemagne. The...
Penelope Bailey is locked up in an alien prison, and for good reason--all she has to do is think of a potential future, and it happens. A human government sends operatives in to rescue her, and then to kill her. But only the Iceman realizes that all those efforts are doomed to failure, and only he can go in to set things right....
Paradise: A Chronicle of a Distant World
On the surface, the story deals with the travels of a writer who becomes interested in the romance and mystique of pioneers and hunters who "tamed" the alien world of Peponi. His interviews and publications lead him to undertake an even deeper view of the planet's history, culture, and relationship with humanity. ...
Someone is trying to kill the Iceman, the elderly bounty hunter who lives on Keepsake. After some investigating he finds out that a dictator named the Anointed One wants him dead because he thinks the Iceman is in league with Penelope Bailey, a woman who can cause a future to happen simply by thinking it. At this point the Iceman realizes he has no choice but to get involved personally, manipulating the Anointed One to attack Penelope while he atta...
All bounty hunters are going after the rebel Santiago, and Sebastian Cain is no exception. He follows a deadly trail of leads that get him closer and closer to his quarry, but when he finds it, all is not what it seems to be....
Everyone in the galaxy is hunting for a little girl who can not only see into the future, but cause whatever future she likes to come about. The Mouse is trying to protect the little girl from bounty hunters, but Carlos Mendoza, the Iceman, realizes that the little girl needs no one's protection. The only decision he has to make is whether to try and kill her or not....
Stalking the Unicorn
Private eye John Justin Mallory has hit an all time low point in his life. His wife ran off with his ex-partner, the mafia has put a price on his head, he doesn't have any money and no prospective clients, either, until he sees a little green elf trying to hire him. At first, Mallory blames the elf-sighting on the bourbon he has been drinking, he listens to Murgenstrum's story. When some mob guys come to get him, the elf's ideas start to seem really good...
Tor, May 2001, 24.95, 383 pp. ISBN: 0312854854 is the last stop bar on the planet Henry II just before the Milky Way's centric black hole. The tavern is a place where the hostilities of the solar system are left off-planet. Enemies come here to share a drink and a tall tale or two. The owner Tomahawk and his bartender Reggie the Robot run a clean establishment until the aliens invade. With Willie the Bard chronically taking notes, everyo...
The Return of Santiago
Tor, Mar 2003, 25.95, 464 pp. ISBN: 0765302241 More than a century has passed since the disappearance of the legendary rebel outlaw Santiago, alleged killer of hundreds of planets and untold number of people. Over the years the fable of Santiago's feats have grown exponentially among the Inner Frontier to where he has become immortal and will one day return. Minor criminal Danny Briggs accidentally finds a manuscript of the Black Orpheus that...
The Widowmaker is a bounty hunter who is dying of a rare disease. His doctors decided to clone him and use his clone to do assignments so he can have more money for his cure.His clone has all the widowmaker's deadly skills but none of his knowledge of people and aliens and the ways of treachery. He is sent to kill a deadly hitman but when he finds the hitman; he falls in love with the hitman's beautiful mistress and this leads to violence and betrayal an...
The Widowmaker Reborn
The Widowmaker, dying in suspended animation and running out of money to keep him there, is cloned so the clone can earn enough money to keep the Widowmaker alive. But the mission he's sent on--to rescue the daughter of some rich guy--turns out to be something else entirely, forcing the Widowmaker to rely on his instincts and decide which side he's really on....
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The Widowmaker Unleashed
What's a retired gunslinger to do? This is the story of a 62 year old bounty hunter just trying to live a nice, quiet, retired life... but unfortunately, a group of killers chasing him won't leave him alone....
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