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The Hal Spacejock Series (Teen/Adult)


(Release date April 2, 2018)

PEACE FORCE is set in the Hal Spacejock universe, with events occuring before the start of Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch. Reading the Hal Spacejock series is not necessary in order to enjoy the Harriet Walsh novels.

Peace Force - a Harriet Walsh novel

Meet Trainee Harriet Walsh of the Dismolle Peace Force

Harriet Walsh is desperate for work, but when an intergalactic crime-fighting organisation offers her a job she's convinced it's a mistake. She dislikes puzzles, has never read a detective mystery, and hates wearing uniforms. So why did the Peace Force pick her?
Who cares? Harriet needs the money, and she's happy to go along with the training for as long as they keep paying her. She'd better dig out some of those detective mysteries though, because she's about to embark on her first real mission ...

Available now to pre-order!

FAQ (Updated Feb 2018)

Sounds cool, when will Peace Force be released?
I WAS aiming for May, but it's now going so well I'm looking at April 2, 2018 instead, with a pre-order date of Mar 15, 2018

What's the point of a spinoff?
Harriet Walsh 1: Peace Force is an origin novel, telling Harriet's story from her own point of view.

Can't you just write more Hal Spacejock?
I've only just finished Hal Spacejock 8: Double Trouble, and I'd like to try something else for a bit.

Will Hal Spacejock and Clunk appear in this novel?
Events take place two years before Harriet meets Hal Spacejock for the first time, so no. What you can expect is loads of nods and winks to Hal Spacejock fans and the other books in the series.

What happened to the old cover?
The old cover evoked 'hot chicks with guns', which is a million miles from what I write. This one shows you a human and a robot teamed together, which is spot on. Plus I drew this one myself, and I prefer to roll my own that knock something up from stock photos. (The background may yet change...)