Hal Spacejock 5: Baker's Dough by Simon Haynes
Series: Hal Spacejock, Book 5 · Hal Spacejock Universe.
Approx. 62,840 words.
Published on July 5, 2012.
Robots have a tough life in Hal Spacejock's universe: as second-class citizens they have no rights, and most are overworked, mistreated, and recycled at the drop of a hat.
When Kim Baker, a wealthy industrialist, leaves his vast fortune to an elderly robot, it's front page news.
Unfortunately, the robot hasn't been seen for decades ...