SCAVENGER ALLIANCE (Exodus 1)
Available Worldwide in Ebook and Paperback.
ISBN: 1546640223 ISBN-13: 978-1546640226
US Trade Paperback, Size: 6″ x 9″
Page Count: 342
Set in the 25th Century Portal Future
Humanity has gone to the stars, but the rebels and criminals were left behind. So were those guilty of nothing but being their children.
In the year 2408, eighteen-year-old Blaze is one of seven hundred people scavenging a living in abandoned New York. The respectable citizens have either withdrawn to new settlements in the countryside, or joined the great exodus of humanity through interstellar portals to new colony worlds. Those left in New York are the undesirables that neither the citizen settlements nor the new colony worlds will accept.
Blaze’s mother died six years ago. She thinks her father is Donnell, the leader of the uneasy alliance between the remnants of the Earth Resistance and the old criminal gangs, but he barely speaks to her. The alliance is crumbling under the strain of its hardest winter ever, and Blaze is being targeted by an old enemy in a bid for power, when an aircraft carrying three off-worlders arrives in New York.
Books In Brogan “Another amazing, addicting story with turbulent ups and downs that had me undeniably hooked throughout the entire thing.” See review
Brainfluff “If you like your science fiction with a gritty edge, plenty of action and a readable protagonist then go searching for this one. It’s one of the best science fiction adventure tales I’ve read this year.” See review
SF crowsnest “One writer that has captured the essence of the Y/A subset is Janet Edwards.” “Blaze is an ideal Y/A protagonist, wilful and prey to her emotions perhaps but ultimately not prepared to take what others say as gospel.” See review
Birmingham Science Fiction Group (Carol Goodwin) “a good mixture of action, menace and character development and one which I really enjoyed”
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Cover art (C) Janet Edwards 2017, Cover Design by The Cover Collection