Trouble Dog is a warship created for the hardships of battle, but instead she finds herself disgusted by the atrocities she has been asked to commit. In an attempt to atone for her guilt she makes the ultimate sacrifice: to be decommissioned. But when a routine rescue mission goes badly wrong, and the Trouble Dog finds herself and her crew at the heart of a potential new conflict that could engulf not just mankind but the entire galaxy, she’s going to have to remember how to fight, and quickly…
The New Ships
Coming from NewCon Press in Spring 2017, The New Ships will collect together some of Powell’s best-loved stories alongside others that have not been previously collected and some that are wholly original.
Ack-Ack Macaque – Winner of the 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel.
In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain’s best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed ‘Ack-Ack Macaque.’ The trouble is Ack-Ack Macaque is actually a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he’s starting to doubt everything – including his own existence.
With a barrel-full of trouble and a chamber-full of attitude, charismatic but dangerous former Spitfire pilot Ack-Ack has gone into hiding working as a pilot on a world-circling nuclear-powered Zeppelin.
Ack-Ack’s back – and this time he’s brought an army!
He’s saved the world twice. Now, in the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Macaque Trilogy, the dangerous but charismatic Ack-Ack Macaque finds himself leading a dimension-hopping troupe of angry monkeys, facing an invading horde of implacable killer androids, and confronting the one challenge for which he was never prepared: impending fatherhood!
When his brother disappears into a bizarre gateway on a London Underground escalator, failed artist Ed Rico and his brother’s wife Alice have to put aside their feelings for each other to go and find him. Their quest through the “arches” will send them hurtling through time, to new and terrifying alien worlds.
In an age where interstellar travel is dangerous and unpredictable, and no-one knows exactly where they’ll end up, Avril Bradley is a Communications Officer aboard a ship sent to re-contact as many lost souls as possible.
The Last Reef
What do you try to save when your world falls apart? Gareth L. Powell’s first collection of short fiction features a motley collection of archaeologists, hackers and ex-cops struggling to answer that very question. As their lives implode around them, will they use the moment to save their own skins, or to find a way to make up for past misdeeds?
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