Hal Spacejock by Simon Haynes
Price: Free! 82800 words.
Published on August 19, 2011. .
Hal's an upright sort of guy, and he won't take jobs from gun runners, drug smugglers or politicians. On the other hand, the finance company's brutal enforcer is on his doorstep, and Hal has barely twenty-four hours to pay him off. Miss the deadline and he - and his ship - will go under. Way, way, under.
Faced with an impossible choice, Hal chooses an impossible job ...