Books by John Hindmarsh
Broken Glass is the first book in the Glass Complex trilogy and was released in May, 2011.
Steg de Coeur, his family murdered to further an armed takeover of Homeworld by the House of Aluta, flees to space just ahead of corporate mercenaries and warrants issued for his arrest for treason against the Empire. Adventures follow as his ability to link with computers develops, in emulation of the Acolytes who attend the mysterious Glass Complex of Homeworld. Steg purchases a commission in the Imperial Fleet where he aids in the capture of an alien space ship preying on Imperial shipping lanes. He is court-martialled on trumped-up charges and marooned on Hellfire, a desert planet controlled by the House of Aluta. Steg takes over the computer-based mining equipment and creates havoc, eventually escaping with Milnaret of Fain, a pleasure companion. Duels, deaths, enlistment in Imperial Special Forces, and exploration of ancient portals drives the tension. The pace is rapid with well developed and solid characters and a compelling storyline.
Broken Glass is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, other ebook resellers and Smashwords.
Broken Glass is published by Rexon Press, Amsterdam.
Read an interview with Steg de Coeur at JohnHindmarsh.com.
Watch for Ratty Tales due to be published in September, 2011