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The Hal Spacejock Series (Teen/Adult)


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New Release!


H2 2018



SIERRA BRAVO is set in the Hal Spacejock universe, with events occuring before the start of Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch. Reading the Hal Spacejock series is not necessary in order to enjoy the Harriet Walsh novels.

Sierra Bravo - a Harriet Walsh novel

Trainee Harriet Walsh tackles her third major case.


Planet Dismolle is supposed to be a peaceful haven. So what's with all the gunfire?

A criminal gang has moved into Chirless, Dismolle's second major city. Elderly residents are fed up with the loud music, noisy cars and late night parties, not to mention hold-ups, muggings and the occasional gunfight.

Chirless has no Peace Force, so Harriet Walsh of the Dismolle City branch has to help out. That puts her up against a gang of hardened criminals with only her training pistol and a few old allies to lend a hand.

And these allies aren't just old, they're positively ancient!





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FAQ (Updated Mar 2018)

Sounds cool, when will Sierra Bravo be released?
July 2018. The pre-order page should be up any minute now, just so you can throw money at it.

Can't you just write more Hal Spacejock?
I've only just finished Hal Spacejock 8: Double Trouble, and I'd like to try something else for a bit.

Will Hal Spacejock appear in this novel?
Events take place two years before Harriet meets Hal Spacejock for the first time, so no.