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Jet Black - Blend Five Hundred and Thirty-Five..... #24

When people say they'd kill for a cup of coffee they generally don't mean it, but that was before blend five hundred and thirty-five.

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The Impossible Adventures of Jet Black and the Starship Crew


Disillusionment can be a great motivator, and when the only way out is up Jet learns that friends can be found in the most unlikely of places: that a courier service is much more than delivering parcels and that diamonds are everyone's best friends.


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So what is Jet to do? To save his and the lives of the crew he has committed theft on a grand scale and made a ruthless enemy. Maybe find a safe hideout, but he can't stay hidden for ever when injustice is wreaked on a helpless society. Then he must risk the Silver Flyer, and give his foe the opportunity to eliminate all the evidence; including him.

Jet and the crew find a 3000k metal sphere in deep space. Why has it apparently been abandoned: why is it full of a single element; and what is it for? It's up to jet to solve the puzzle, and escape in time; if he can.


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A crashed spaceship; a dark and dangerous alien forest, filled with creatures out of nightmares: and all Jet and the crew have to do is find the hidden cargo, and get off the planet alive.

As if landing on a planet bathed in deadly cosmic radiation wasn’t enough, someone's out to kill Jet and the crew; and they want to do it in the most cruel and unusual way they can.


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When Jet is asked to work for the militia; transporting one of the Galaxies most dangerous criminals to a penitentiary, it place’s him and the crew up against ruthless people who are determined to set their passenger free at any cost.

Rosie and Chub are dying, and it’s up to Jet alone to save them; that means facing the creature of his nightmares for the first time.


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A mummified hand twelve millienia old: a sacred symbol to some; a symbol of power to others. To the greedy a source of wealth, and to his enemies it could be Jets life.

The crew have just thirty-six hours to put things right before the authorities arrest them, but Jet has accepted an offer from a beautiful stranger; Rosie is going to break the laws of both society and mysticism, and Chub needs to warn the others that killers are looking for them whatever they do.


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A distress call from an isolated outpost, on a planet with carnivorous ants the size of bullocks, that can spit acid. A place to avoid unless your Jet Black

Parts One to Ten of the series are available in paperback.

A city populated only by women; sounds like the place Jet Black would feel right at home, but a lesbos utopia it isn’t when Mermen enslave the population; you've lost half the crew, and your branded a traitor.


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It should have been almost a holiday for Rosie and Jet; a delivery to a planet whose civilisation lives in a medieval time; but then the king turns up in a stretched limo and demands their spaceship: and Chub cant help, he's slowly bleeding to death trapped inside a volcano.

Rosie has to transfer enough gold for a king’s ransom. It should be easy; she has a warship to protect her and everything is a hundred percent legal, so why is she facing life in prison, and why is the stranger who she’s just met got her questioning her feelings for Jet…


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Rosie desperately needs a holiday: somewhere quiet where she can relax; but relaxing isn’t possible when the Christmas card snow scene turns into a blizzard, and there’s something outside the cabin intent on tearing its way in. This time Jet really does put life and limb on the line to save the crew and the people of a small town from his own nightmare.

A call from a beautiful Merwoman has Jet and the crew carrying an empty box into hostile territory to face their nightmare.


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A gigantic alien spaceship is racing across the galaxy; it isn’t slowing down and it won’t respond to any calls: what’s Jet and the crew to do before an accident happens? Get aboard, but where is everybody: asleep? And where have all the rocks littering the floors come from? Maybe the answer is to find out what’s prowling around the dark and silent passageways before it finds them.

Jet and Selian take time out to lean about natural history and realises they’ve been so focused on the Swamp Monster that Jets forgotten to watch out for his other nemesis.


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After being delayed in the museum Jet and Selian arrive on the alien spaceship to find it abandoned.

All the crew have to do is transfer some workers to a mining camp, but nobody warned them about iron rain or the Strangelets; and only about one of the contracts.


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Verdant; it was meant to be a cornucopia of protein, but it turned out to be a disaster in fungi. Now the Three Galaxies Insurance Alliance have to pay up big, unless Jet and the crew can get evidence that the G.P.Org had voided the policy, but first they have to escape the planet without being eaten; avoid the spiders, and try not to be fried by radiation.

Parts Eleven to Twenty of the series are available in paperback.

Auctions can be fun: auctions can be exciting. Auctions can be trouble when what was bid for contains more than what the catalogue reveals.


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Sometimes legends are true

Auctions can be fun: auctions can be exciting. Auctions can be trouble when what was bid for contains more than what the catalogue reveals.


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When people say they'd kill for a cup of coffee they generally don't mean it, but that was before blend five hundred and thirty-five.


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Is Mathew becoming paranoid; even when more people die he isn’t sure, and what about the beautiful married woman, is she to be the next victim?

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Mathew is out of his comfort zone, he has to work out how to take the space station closer to the sun. It needs all his attention, but he can’t get the Russian woman out of his mind, or that the commander has accused him of plotting to take over Earthrise. He was sure a murderer was aboard, but it’s possible that everyone is just losing their memory, and now there’s the green glow...

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Mathew and the others have a lot to deal with already: they are making their approach to the sun and there's an underflow of dissent: what they need least of all is a parasite that makes them reckless.

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Earthrise is out of control and heading the wrong way. The command structure has collapsed and gangs are starting to roam the space station. If that wasn’t bad enough Jennifer has betrayed Mathew’s trust, and the fox has been given permission to look after the chickens.

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Getting back to Earth is a roller coaster ride as disappointment follows exhilaration over and over; yet when everyone has given up there is a sliver of hope from the last place anyone thought of, but Earthrise isn’t the same place that was flung into space, and while some just want to get home others see the potential to exploit.

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Salvation is possible; starvation is averted, and hope is rising aboard Earthrise. Now: just as a future is possible, everything is threatened when Andrew lets himself be manipulated, and Peter makes his move for control.

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