See the PEBA on $25 a Day

Skyfox Publishing
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Everyone remembers how the face of baseball changed back in 2006. The
doping scandal, the egos, the excessive money. It all just collapsed.
But, of course, baseball itself would not die. How could it? And after a
season or two of discontent, up sprang the Planetary Extreme Baseball
Alliance, or PEBA for short.

Today Casey Neal and his buddy Don-o are fresh-faced college
graduates unencumbered by commitments like summer jobs or girl friends.
On a lark they tour every big-league park in the PEBA, and find
themselves caught up in a web of intrigue and scandal that threatens
once again the very heart of professional baseball itself. Against all
that Casey, well, he's trying to find out who he's going to be in this
world. And Don-o?

Well, Don-o is something different all together now, isn't he?
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About the author

 Ron Collins has contributed more then 60 stories to professional publications including Analog, Asimov's, and Nature. His writing has received a Writers of the Future prize and a CompuServe HOMer Award. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and has worked developing avionics systems, electronics, and information technology. He lives in Columbus, Indiana, with his wife, Lisa. The obligatory cat's name is Keiko. You can find out more about Ron at his website:

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Skyfox Publishing
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Published on
Jan 30, 2011
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Fiction / Alternative History
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
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Thrust into England’s Aerial Corps, Laurence and Temeraire undergo rigorous training while staving off French forces intent on breaching British soil. But the pair has more than France to contend with when China learns that an imperial dragon intended for Napoleon–Temeraire himself– has fallen into British hands. The emperor summons the new pilot and his dragon to the Far East, a long voyage fraught with peril and intrigue. From England’s shores to China’s palaces, from the Silk Road’s outer limits to the embattled borders of Prussia and Poland, Laurence and Temeraire must defend their partnership and their country from powerful adversaries around the globe. But can they succeed against the massed forces of Bonaparte’s implacable army?

From the Hardcover edition.
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