Futuristic sci-fi at its best. Techie nerds, sci-fi nerds, and nerds in general will love this series of books. Let me just say there is nothing wrong with being a nerd—138,000 Magic the Gathering cards (including one worth $650); tell me, I’m not mistaken.
Ken and Cass are excited—it’s their wedding day. However, they are interrupted by an uninvited guest in the form of a mysterious assassin. They have to hot-tail it out of Dodge mighty quick. What do they know that could get them killed? They haven’t a clue. They never even got to find out how good the wedding cake was.
Amid much gadgetry and gizmo usage, the girls leg-it over the US and pass through many states—but as this is set in the year 2113, it’s a very different United States of America than the one we identify with, and they aren’t so united.
Heinlein fans will love these books. As well as a good smattering of humour to drive the pace, we regularly reference past times and the ancient pop culture that is today’s world. Gaffen’s imagination spits out some high-tech and incredible advancements in science, technology and life. His world-building skills are epic.
You can buy the series individually, with great covers, visually; they would grace any bookshelf. However, I bought the box set on Kindle at a very reasonable price. Five-for-One works for me. Gaffen is a master of the genre and has built a strong following—these are not his only books!
Thrills, spills, girls and gadgets—what more could you want? Okay, add humour, referencing that’ll make you smile, a whole new world (unfortunately, Jordan is long dead, so can’t be punished for that)—and a road trip. Bring out the big guns, settle yourself in for the ride and grab these books—they will certainly grab you.
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B09FFZGKHP/
Katherine Black / Susan (Sooz) Simpson
Founder of Best Book Editors
Katherine has held almost every single job imaginable, from painting gnomes to zookeeper. She spent most of her life in the caring profession and has managed both a nursing home and a care agency. But her passion for the written language always brings her home to novel writing.
Born in Tyne-and-Wear, North-East England, she has settled in the beautiful Lake District, Cumbria, with her partner, two dogs, a cat, an iguana and a python (just don’t ask her which of those six things is her favourite!).
She specialises in content creation and social media outreach, and has been a developmental editor for hundreds of clients. She owns and operates bestbookeditors.com where she helps foundling authors polish their skills. However, after being diagnosed with a dramatic brain condition in 2022, she has had to let 23 staff go, and scale back the business. BBE is still very much open, we are just fewer and can’t take as much work on.
Katherine Black is the author of psychological thriller/detective/fantasy adventure novels.