Quick-Kill and the Galactic Secret Service

Quick-KIll and the Galactic Secret Service

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Another fast-paced thrill-ride from international bestselling UK author, K.J.Heritage

Never, ever, let yourself never get caught… who knows what may happen?

The forgotten, seedy backwater planet of Plenty (the most unfortunately-named world there ever was), is no place for a girl to grow up parentless and alone. But self-styled, femme fatale and genius gun-for hire, Quick-Kill, was no normal kid. 

She learned her trade early on, making a name for herself. And by the time she became an adult, everyone feared and respected that name in equal measure. 

In what should’ve been a straightforward job—one of the many she had built her reputation upon—she finds herself in pursuit of small-time criminal and wife-beater, Rollo Barla. But things do not go to plan.

She learns that the contract on Rollo was ordered by the Cabal—a loose network of galactic criminals, and that they, and the equally shady Galactic Secret Service, were now in competition to chase her down.

Quick-Kill must use all her considerable talents, skills and guile to stay one step ahead. But events take an unexpected and extraordinary turn.

A twist that will change Quick-Kill’s life forever…

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About the author

K.J.Heritage is an international bestselling UK author of mystery sci-fi and epic fantasy.

He was born in the UK in one of the more interesting previous centuries. Originally from Derbyshire, he now lives in the seaside town of Brighton.

He is a tea drinker, avid Twitterer (@MostlyWriting) and Asperger's human being.

http://kjheritage.com/join/

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Sygasm
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Mar 7, 2017
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57
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Language
English
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