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  • Published: 5 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473502956
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

Dark Sky




A high-octane, action adventure future thriller.

For the crew of the Keiko, their stay at the Grand House casino on New Samara was supposed to be a well-deserved rest.

It didn’t last.

Captain Ichabod Drift promised that the side-trip to the mining planet Uragan would be a quick in and out – a data retrieval job then back to the tables.

He was wrong.

When the revolution comes, all you can do is choose a side and hope to get out alive.

  • Pub date: 5 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473502956
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the Author

Mike Brooks

Mike Brooks was born in Ipswich, England, and moved to Nottingham, England to study at Nottingham Trent University and never left.

He started to write stories and novels in childhood, has worked for a homelessness charity since 2004 and when not working or writing he goes walking in the Peak District, sings and plays guitar in a punk band, and DJs wherever anyone will tolerate him.

He is married, and has two cats and a snake.

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Praise for Dark Sky

“Great fun . . . Golden Age chic!”

Stephen Baxter

“Mike Brook's Dark Run is a rambunctious, rapidfire rollercoaster of a read. Get signed up and strapped in for a helluva ride!”

Michael Cobley author of the Humanityâ??s Fire series

“Dark Run is a thrill-ride of non-stop action, wise-crackery and adventure in the vast vaults of outer space. I look forward to revisiting Ichabod Drift and the crew of the Keiko time and again…”

Luke Scull

“Intrigue, piracy and action, Dark Run is a page turning SF romp with with an edge as sharp as mono-molecular blade.”

Gavin Smith, author of VETERAN and WAR IN HEAVEN

“A fast and wry SF adventure full of the deviousness and wit of Firefly.”

Stephen Deas


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