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Linesman

(2015)
(The first book in the Linesman series)
A novel by

 
 
First in a brand new thought-provoking science fiction series.

The lines. No ship can traverse the void without them. Only linesmen can work with them. But only Ean Lambert hears their song. And everyone thinks he’s crazy…

Most slum kids never go far, certainly not becoming a level-ten linesman like Ean. Even if he’s part of a small, and unethical, cartel, and the other linesmen disdain his self-taught methods, he’s certified and working.

Then a mysterious alien ship is discovered at the edges of the galaxy. Each of the major galactic powers is desperate to be the first to uncover the ship’s secrets, but all they’ve learned is that it has the familiar lines of energy—and a defense system that, once triggered, annihilates everything in a 200 kilometer radius.

The vessel threatens any linesman who dares to approach it, except Ean. His unique talents may be the key to understanding this alarming new force—and reconfiguring the relationship between humans and the ships that serve them, forever.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"S.K. Dunstall’s new series is fascinating and fun: rich with that sense of wonder that makes SF delightful." - Patricia Briggs

"Riveting and fast-paced...A great read." - Jack Campbell

"Full of fast action, interplanetary intrigue, appealing characters, and a fascinating new take on the idea of the sentient spaceship." - Sharon Shinn


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Used availability for S K Dunstall's Linesman

Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Linesman (A Linesman Novel)
Author(s): S K Dunstall
ISBN: 0-425-27952-9 / 978-0-425-27952-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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Audio Editions

June 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Linesman
Author(s): S K Dunstall
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2015 : Australia Audio edition

Title: Linesman
Author(s): S K Dunstall
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Linesman
Author(s): S K Dunstall
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Linesman
Author(s): S K Dunstall
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Linesman (A Linesman Novel Book 1)
Author(s): S K Dunstall
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU