“Funny and silly and wicked by turns.”

Hero. Legend. Role model. He is none of those.

Blunt Yorkshireman and reality TV show winner, Flint Dugdale, has used his large frame and ‘persuasive personality’ to take charge of Britain’s first mission to Mars. Little does he know there’s life on the Red Planet. And it might not be pleased to see him.

“Duke and Roman inspire much laughter in their first book … With humor that ranges from slapstick to the macabre, this story reveals the absurdity that might ensue if technology is endowed with too much personality.” – Publishers Weekly

“Some parts of the book had me laughing so much I had to literally put it down and step away.” – SFcrowsnest magazine.

“... a real gem that will have you grinning inanely a lot as well as laughing out loud at inopportune times ... Highly recommended.” – BookLore reviews.

“Very inventive, imaginative, and funny from cover to cover.” – Kevin Bergeron, author of In a Cat’s Eye

“A brilliantly funny and cleverly conceived work.” – Rob Gregson, author of Unreliable Histories

“The funniest sci-fi I’ve ever read … and I don’t even like sci-fi!” – Frank Kusy, author of Rupee Millionaires

Chapter 10, The Rovers Return, was shortlisted in the short story category of the Yeovil Literary Prize, 2014. Chapter 1, The Back Seat Kids, was shortlisted for the Booksie First Chapter Writing Contest, 2016. Winner of Captivating Opening Contest, 2017.

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Published by Grand Mal Press on 2nd September 2016.

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