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Red Noise

John P. Murphy


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Caught up in a space station turf war between gangs and corrupt cops, a lone asteroid miner decides to take them all down.

Broke and out of fuel, a wildcat asteroid miner comes to Station 35 looking to sell her cargo and get back to the life of solitude she craves. Instead, the cheating thieves who run the place leave her deep in debt.

Desperate to get away, she finds herself swept up in a three-way standoff between gangs and crooked cops. Faced with the decision to take sides or clean out the Augean Stables, she breaks out the flamethrower...

File Under: Science Fiction [ Jane Got a Gun | Gangster's Paradise | Debts and Deceptions | There Shall Be Blood ]

Praise For Red Noise

"...the whole thing is just plain fun."
– Marko Kloos, author of the Frontline series

"It’s easy to find the Western that lurks beneath the surface...Red Noise clips right along."

"John Murphy is a master of tight plots and unforgettable characters.” 
– Ken Liu, award-winning author of The Grace of Kings 

"This fast, fun space western is pure entertainment."
– Publishers Weekly

Angry Robot, 9780857668479, 448pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2020

About the Author

John is an engineer and writer living in New Hampshire with his partner and two ridiculously fluffy cats. His previous work, The Liar, was shortlisted for a Nebula Award for Best Novella in 2016. He was a SFWA Director-at-Large until 2018 and is now the Short Fiction Committee Chair. He has a PhD in Engineering and a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering.