Jake Mudd Adventures
A former mercenary turned galactic cargo runner tries to get by and lay low with the crew of his A.I. space ship. But his conscience, questionable choices, and bad luck thrust him into the thick of trouble more than he’d like. And all too often, enemies hellbent on settling old scores make staying alive even harder.
It’s Firefly meets Jack Reacher meets Flash Gordon.
warning: mild spoilers
Former mercenary Jake Mudd travels the galaxy transporting goods to out of the way places. He operates under the radar to avoid enemies hellbent on settling old scores.
When a lucrative delivery gets hijacked, he goes after the package for the payoff he desperately needs.
With the help of his trusty blaster and an alien woman who stirs memories he’s traveled light years to forget, he sets out across a strange and treacherous world.
Tracking the cargo turns from difficult to perilous when he falls into the thick of a planetary struggle.
With more at stake than his life and the safety of his beloved ship, Jake fights to outrun and outgun the growing threats. But the worst threat of all may be the one he brought with him.
Jake’s days of operating under the radar are over. Old enemies are now intent on making his living as much a struggle for survival as for credits.To secure a new black market license, he travels the backwaters of the galaxy to a sprawling cesspool in space, a city of dead ends and lost hopes.
Staying alive becomes a full-time job, and Jake is blindsided when he’s framed for murders he didn’t commit.
Proving his innocence and surviving become one and the same as he is forced into trial by combat against some of the worst criminals the galaxy has to offer.
But he’s facing more than the fight for his life, when he learns his enemies are targeting Sarah. Time is running out for Jake to save himself, clear his name, and reunite with his beloved ship before she’s taken for good.
He didn’t want to play dirty, but they left him no choice.
Jake’s flying with a crew now, but he’s still getting used to the idea.
When he realizes nothing’s going to free him from his worst enemy’s deadly pursuit, he decides it’s time to stop running.
To bargain for a deal that takes himself and his ship forever off the hit list, Jake and his intrepid crew decide to head into dangerous territory.
Trouble is, his enemy knows he’s coming, and peace negotiations are the last thing on his adversary’s mind.
Jake and his rookie crew journey to a remote planet for the secret to reversing the most difficult decision he ever made.
The odds are stacked against him as his greatest adversary prepares to wipe out his only chance to get the job done.
Obsessed over the thin hope of reuniting with the woman he thought he’d lost forever, Jake puts himself and his ship on the line.
Success could restore the life he always wanted. Failure could cost him everything he has.
Win or lose, the life he’s come to accept will be gone forever.
SOME DAYS ARE MUDDIER THAN OTHERS.
Jake faces down a double-crossing buyer on a routine delivery and helps a desperate woman escape captivity. But now the same man is determined to kill them both.
Join Jake on a day that goes from bad to worse as he narrowly escapes death more than once, trying to make things right.
This is a prequel novelette introducing Jake Mudd, former mercenary, now running a galactic delivery business under the radar to avoid enemies hellbent on settling old scores.