Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The hangman's daughter / Gavin G. Smith.

By: Smith, Gavin G, 1968- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Smith, Gavin G., Bastard Legion: book 1.Publisher: London : Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Ltd, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 322 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781473217256; 1473217253.Subject(s): Women adventurers -- Fiction | Space ships -- Fiction | Thieves -- Fiction | Criminals -- Fiction | Hackers -- Fiction | Virtual reality -- FictionGenre/Form: Science fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation aboard prison ships and "rehabilitated" in a shared virtual reality environment. But Miska Corbin, a thief and hacker with a background in black ops, has stolen one of these ships, the Hangman's Daughter, and made it her own. Controlled by explosive collars and trained in virtual reality by the electronic ghost of a dead marine sergeant, the thieves, gangsters, murderers, and worse are transformed into Miska's own private indentured army: the Bastard Legion. Are the mercenaries just for fun and profit, or does Miska have a hidden purpose connected to her covert past?
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Fiction notes: Click to open in new window
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Science Fiction Eltham LibraryPlus
Fiction
Fiction SMIT (Browse shelf) Checked out 15/05/2019 I2187027
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p> 'High octane SF adventure with Smith's trademark twist' Jamie Sawyer <br> 'An exceptional talent' Peter F Hamilton </p> <p>Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation aboard prison ships and "rehabilitated" in a shared virtual reality environment. But Miska Corbin, a thief and hacker with a background in black ops, has stolen one of these ships, the Hangman's Daughter , and made it her own. Controlled by explosive collars and trained in virtual reality by the electronic ghost of a dead marine sergeant, the thieves, gangsters, murderers, and worse are transformed into Miska's own private indentured army: the Bastard Legion. Are the mercenaries just for fun and profit, or does Miska have a hidden purpose connected to her covert past?</p> <p> 'Gloriously action-packed and often brutal military SF adventure . . . This series launch will keep readers turning pages, eager to see what bloody adventure awaits and how the legion develops into a force to be reckoned with' Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW </p>

Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation aboard prison ships and "rehabilitated" in a shared virtual reality environment. But Miska Corbin, a thief and hacker with a background in black ops, has stolen one of these ships, the Hangman's Daughter, and made it her own. Controlled by explosive collars and trained in virtual reality by the electronic ghost of a dead marine sergeant, the thieves, gangsters, murderers, and worse are transformed into Miska's own private indentured army: the Bastard Legion. Are the mercenaries just for fun and profit, or does Miska have a hidden purpose connected to her covert past?

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

©South Taranaki District Council

Contact us