A navigational 'accident' finds Ben Grissam marooned around the sea world 'Saline'. He boards an abandoned alien mining vessel where, with the help of the hologram Science Officer, he solves the mystery of the crews disappearance. However, the intrigue continues when the crew's home world Hebros is threatened by the warlike A'rath. Ben must find a way to defeat them in order to save Hebros. More

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ISBN: 9781301006380
About Dick Gillman

Dick Gillman is a Yorkshireman in his 60's. He retired from teaching Science in 2005 and moved to Brittany, France in 2008 with his wife Alex, Truffle, the Black Labrador and Poppy, the cat. He still has strong links with the UK where he visits his two grown up children and his grandchildren.

During his retirement he has written nineteen Sherlock Holmes short stories, the majority of which are published here. His latest short story, Sherlock Holmes and The Broken Watch of Meiringen was published at Smashwords in November, 2016. He has also been selected to contribute a story to the superb, World Record beating, 3 volume Sherlock Holmes anthology from MX Published in October, 2015. His story, Sherlock Holmes and The Man on Westminster Bridge had the privilege of being chosen as the anchor story in Volume 2 of the trilogy.

Watch out for further Sherlock Holmes short stories throughout 2017. His very latest seven story collection, 'Julia Moriarty - in memorium' which contains all the stories in which he crosses swords with the beautiful, but deadly, Julia Moriarty, is soon to be available at Smashwords as an e-book and can be found as a paperback at all major online bookstores.

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Review by: Bald Eagle on Dec. 19, 2012 : (no rating)
A very entertaining read with some interesting scientific concepts.Don't be put off by the previous sentence it is a ripping yarn!
(reviewed 9 days after purchase)

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