The Link Boy

Free World

Book 2
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
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ABOUT THE BOOK:

"Economics affects everyone everyday, just like physics or chemistry, the difference being this force is entirely human-made. Perhaps even more than the natural sciences, the dismal science should be experimented on, toyed with . . . the source of speculation. Economics is the basis for the way we live; fiction is a gate other ways. The Link Boy connects those two ideas." - Michael J. Martineck

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An assassin, a priest and a schoolteacher walk into a secret nuclear power plant – to Edwin McCallum, detective by trade and artist by desire – there’s something wrong with this picture. He’s going to figure out what it is if it kills him. The Link Boy is the second novel set in the Free World, a post-government future, where there are no laws. Just bottom lines.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Michael J. Martineck started writing stories when he was seven. Over the years he's written short stories, comic book scripts, articles and novels.

Michael’s novel, The Milkman (EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy), is a murder mystery set in a world with no governments. It won a gold medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was a finalist in the Eric Hoffer awards, given for salient writing from small presses. His previous novel, Cinco de Mayo, was a finalist for an Alberta Reader’s Choice Award. He has written for DC Comics, several magazines (fiction and non-fiction) the Urban Green Man anthology and two urban fantasy novels for young readers. Michael has a degree in English and Economics, but has worked in advertising for several years. He lives with his wife and two children on Grand Island, NY.

TESTIMONIAL:

"If you enjoyed '1984' by Orwell, 'The Space Merchants' by Kornbluth and Pohl, or "The Windup Girl' by Bacigalupi', you will love this book." - Ralph Kerminski, reviewer

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About the author

Michael J. Martineck started writing stories when he was seven. Over the years he's written short stories, comic book scripts, articles and novels.

Michael’s last novel - The Milkman, a murder mystery set in a world with no governments – won a gold medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was a finalist in the Eric Hoffer awards, given for salient writing from small presses. His previous novel, Cinco de Mayo, was a finalist for an Alberta Reader’s Choice Award. He has written for DC Comics, several magazines (fiction and non-fiction) the Urban Green Man anthology and two urban fantasy novels for young readers. Michael has a degree in English and Economics, but has worked in advertising for several years. He lives with his wife and two children on Grand Island, NY.

 

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Publisher
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
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Published on
Jun 19, 2017
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Pages
260
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ISBN
9781770531499
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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Eligible for Family Library

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