Crossways

Crossways

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To combat manipulative megacorporations with telepathic technology, two heroes must rebel, overthrowing the enemy's oppressive influence in the second book in this exciting sci-fi adventure Ben Benjamin, psi-tech Navigator, and Cara Carlinni, Telepath, can never go home again. To the Trust and Alphacorp alike, they are wanted criminals. Murder, terrorism, armed insurrection, hijacking, grand theft, and kidnapping are just the top of a long list of charges they'll face if they're caught. So they better not get caught. These are the people who defied the megacorporations and saved a colony by selling the platinum mining rights and relocating ten thousand colonists somewhere safe, and they're not saying where that is. They take refuge on crimelord-run Crossways Station with the remnants of their team of renegade psi-techs and the Solar Wind, their state-of-the-art jump-drive ship. They've made a promise to find a missing space ark with thirty thousand settlers aboard. But to do that, Ben and Cara have to confront old enemies. Alphacorp and the Trust: separately they are dangerous, united they are unstoppable. They want to silence Ben and Cara more than they want to upstage each other. If they have to get rid of Crossways in order to do it, they can live with that. In fact, this might be the excuse they've been looking for....show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 106.7 x 171.7 x 23.9mm | 263.08g
  • DAW BOOKS
  • United States
  • English
  • 0756410177
  • 9780756410179
  • 1,011,138

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Praise for Jacey Bedford's Psi-Tech novels: "Bedford mixes romance and intrigue in this promising debut, which opens the Psi-Tech space opera series.... Readers who crave high adventure and tense plots will enjoy this voyage into the future." Publishers Weekly "A well-defined and intriguing tale set in the not-too-distant future.... Everything is undeniably creative and colorful, from the technology to foreign planets to the human (and humanoid) characters. Author Bedford's worldbuilding feels very complete and believable, with excellent descriptions bringing it all to life." RT Reviews "A nostalgic space opera.... Bedford's prose is brisk and carries the reader quite sufficiently along." Tor.com "I'm very, very excited to see where this series goes next. The foundation that Bedford has laid has so much potential and promise. This is an author I will watch." Bookworm Blues "The first of a new space opera series that delivers the goods and holds lots of promise of things to come." SF Signal at Kirkus "Space opera isn't dead; instead, delightfully, it has grown up.... A fine example of a novel which has its roots in the subgenre but grows beyond it." Jaine Fenn, author of Principles of Angels"show more

About Jacey Bedford

Jacey Bedford has a string of short story publication credits on both sides of the Atlantic. She lives a thouand feet up on the edge of the Yorkshire Pennines in a two hundred year stone house. She has been a librarian, postmistress, rag-doll maker, and a folk singer in an a cappella trio. She can be found at jaceybedford.co.uk or on Twitter at @JaceyBedford.show more

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52 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 17% (9)
4 58% (30)
3 21% (11)
2 4% (2)
1 0% (0)
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