Feedback

X
A Vessel for Offering

A Vessel for Offering

3 Ungluers have Faved this Work
Ray Marlowe is an undercover surveillance agent searching for terrorists aboard a deep space passenger starship, who finds himself embroiled in a bizarre murder investigation with disturbing links to his past and even more disturbing ties to one of the powerful corporate families in human space. Hard boiled pseudo-Lovecraftian space noir with squishy (and doomed, of course) romantic bits. Less Aboard the military-commercial deep space vessel, Paraclete, a murder has been committed – the ritualistic sacrifice of a young child...and the decadently wealthy Whiston family who had been charged with the boy's safety wants to know why, both quickly and discreetly. Ray Marlowe, a deep cover security agent tasked to Paraclete to uncover a terrorist revolutionary cell, considers himself anything but discreet. But as he is inexorably drawn into the investigation, the crime is not merely heinous, it’s personal, bearing a disturbing resemblance to events he witnessed as a combat Marine on the New Mesopotamian battlefields of Earth: events too similar to be mere coincidence, and which hint at the return of an ancient and malevolent force. Now, in a far flung future, the past has returned.

Why read this book? Have your say.

You must be logged in to comment.

Rights Information

Are you the author or publisher of this work? If so, you can claim it as yours by registering as an Unglue.it rights holder.

Downloads

This work has been downloaded 411 times via unglue.it ebook links.
  1. 127 - mobi (CC BY) at Internet Archive.
  2. 137 - epub (CC BY) at Internet Archive.
  3. 147 - pdf (CC BY) at Internet Archive.

Keywords

  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction

Editions

edition cover

Share

Copy/paste this into your site: