Roaches In The Attic 0 - Non-Retrieval

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Rated 4.75/5 based on 4 reviews
For rookie Spaceman Harold Douglas, the mission sounded simple enough. Take the squad of Space Marines out, discover why the outpost had gone offline, and bring them back home in one piece. That was before the transport suddenly vanished, stranding them all on an alien planet. Now, they are fighting for their lives against the greatest threat humanity has ever seen. Rating: MEDIUM controversy.

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About Raymond Towers

Raymond Towers is an author of fantasy, horror and science fiction that strays away from the mainstream, plus a little in the way of true paranormal and other genres. He has written and independently published over forty titles, most of them full-length novels and collections, with several more on the way. The author has been a lifelong resident of warm and sunny southern California, a location that pops up frequently in his writing. At the moment, the author is looking for ways to reach new readers all over the world, in addition to pursuing his great love of writing and taking it to the next level.

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Mike Lee reviewed on July 16, 2011

I enjoyed this story, enough that I wish the author had made it last a little longer. The pace is pretty fast, you will want to read it in one sitting. I will read this author again, and recommend others try him out. This was much better than average on the "free" list... much better.
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David Briggs reviewed on April 17, 2011

Earth is at war with the disgusting “Roaches”, an outpost falls unexpectedly silent, a “crack” squad of Space Marines is sent to investigate with a “rookie” Second Officer as part of the Transport Crew. They get trapped on a strange planet and have to fight their way out of a hopeless “Non-Retrieval” situation. Sound familiar? It should! Openly borrowing from “Starship Troopers” (Robert Heinlein), “Aliens” (Ridley Scott) and “The Red Badge of Courage” (Stephen Crane) the story is a gung-ho shoot 'em up set on a distant planet in the not-so-distant future. Look out for the indigenous vegetation though. Enjoy as a short novella!
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Carolyn Blake reviewed on April 11, 2011

Aliens and alien planets at their best! I could not put this one down...read it cover to cover in one sitting. Strong characters, vivid descriptions and tense action. Definitely put this one in your library, and I'm off to search for more by this author.
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John Spencer reviewed on Dec. 28, 2010

Excellent story, well paced and an interesting read. Recommended.
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