An incompetent, accident-prone pilot is given one last chance to save his ship. An ageing robot is trusted with a midnight landing in a deserted field. And a desperate businessman is prepared to sacrifice both of them to get what he wants … Combining relentless action with non-stop laughs, Hal Spacejock explodes onto the science fiction scene with the subtlety of a meteor strike and the hushed reverence of a used car salesman.
is the author of four Hal Spacejock novels, a number of articles on writing and publishing, and several short stories, one of which collected an Aurealis Award in 2001. He divides his time between writing fiction and writing computer software, with the occasional round of golf thrown in for a laugh. Born in the UK and raised in the south of Spain, Simon came to Australia with his family in 1983. He’s a founding member of the Andromeda Spaceways Inflight magazine, and lives in Perth with his wife and two children. Simon’s goal is to write fifteen Hal Spacejock books before someone takes his keyboard away, and you can track his progress on the official website.