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Pay What You Want for Phoenix Pick’s Book of the Month: PALLAS by L. Neil Smith

L. Neil Smith’s Prometheus award-winning novel Pallas is Phoenix Pick‘s new pay-what-you-want eBook special this month. Readers may download it for free or pay anything they wish.

Here’s what it’s about:

Ex U.S. Senator Gibson Altman rules the prison colony where everyone is expected to live by rules that govern every aspect of their lives.

The inhabitants of the experimental colony survive in a society plagued by crime, corruption and despair, toiling endlessly at tasks they are appointed to. Altman lives a life of luxury, ruling the lives of the souls trapped within his experiment and brooking no opposition to mandate.

However, Pallas, the terraformed asteroid is also home to Curringer, a society in stark contrast to Altman’s prison. It is a community where individual freedoms are championed and men and women are free to live as they please.

Emerson Ngu escapes from Altman’s prison colony and becomes a hero of Curringer. Altman is driven by a deep hatred of Emerson and his triumph and will do anything to get his revenge on him. But in the process will he also destroy and his own daughter and even the world of Pallas

Readers may download this book for free or pay a nominal price of their choice from July 2 through July 31. So grab it now!

Instructions and download links can be found on Phoenix Pick’s catalog page.

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1 Comment on Pay What You Want for Phoenix Pick’s Book of the Month: PALLAS by L. Neil Smith

  1. Paul Weimer (@PrinceJvstin) // July 2, 2015 at 9:23 am //

    I remember reading this, long ago. I was,unfortunately, not impressed.

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