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Scholarship

(2019)
(The second book in the Frontiers series)
A novel by

 
 
Sometimes, education is mercenary.

Sixteen-year-old Colt Maier is enrolled at a prestigious mercenary training school aboard a converted space freighter. At least, Colt thinks it’s prestigious, until a bounty hunter hired by the Merchant Guild arrests the school’s faculty, leaving Colt and his fellow cadets in deep debt to a loan company.

Facing the specter of indentured servitude should they fail to pay what they owe, Colt and his friends transform their former school into a legitimate mercenary company. Given one year to pay off their debt by the company’s smarmy loan officer, they take on as many contracts as possible, learning on the job how to secure their freedom.

Unfortunately for Colt and his fellow young mercs, the loan company has no intention of letting them succeed, and it’s far more profitable for them to sabotage Colt’s efforts while collecting a year’s worth of payments…and then enslave the students, anyway.

But there is more going on than a simple matter of indentured servitude, and as Colt tries to discover who has been foiling their efforts to earn their freedom, he uncovers a much bigger plot—one whose stakes might cost everyone in the school their lives just for knowing the secret.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

July 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Scholarship: Death Before Default (The Frontiers)
Author(s): David Alan Jones
ISBN: 1-950420-37-X / 978-1-950420-37-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seventh Seal Press
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Audio Editions

February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Scholarship: The Frontiers, Book 2
Author(s): David Alan Jones, Mark Wandrey
Publisher: Podium Audio
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February 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Scholarship: The Frontiers, Book 2
Author(s): David Alan Jones, Mark Wandrey
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Scholarship: The Frontiers, Book 2
Author(s): David Alan Jones, Mark Wandrey
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Scholarship: The Frontiers, Book 2
Author(s): David Alan Jones, Mark Wandrey
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2019 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Scholarship: Death Before Default (The Frontiers Book 2)
Author(s): David Alan Jones
Publisher: Seventh Seal Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA