What I’m Reading
Duallists by David Wailing
This comes from the Edinburgh eBook Festival 2013, an online celebration of indie writing and publishing, which runs from the 12th to 25th August 2013. As part of the festival, the organisers are giving away a free Goody Bag of up to 18 eBooks for free, including David’s 50,000 word SciFi novel, Duallists.
Duallists is ONLY available during the festival fortnight, and from the festival site. SO GET IT NOW!!
One hundred years in the future, enormous mining vessels scour the surface of the Moon, prospecting for valuable metals and minerals. Trapped onboard for months at a time, the crew use drugs, virtual environments, gambling and pitfights to make life bearable.
Joel Miller doesn’t need any of those things. He has a new reason to live.
Miller’s hatred of co-worker Reese has become an all-consuming vendetta. Unable to fight openly, their private war was waged in secret, until now. Now it’s to the death.
But Miller has no idea that there’s a hidden side to his duel. The hate keeping him alive is the most valuable commodity the Moon has to offer…