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March Free SF eBook: The Big Jump, by Leigh Brackett

This month's free SF eBook from Phoenix Press is The Big Jump, by Leigh Brackett.  From the publisher's website:

 

What awaits us out in space?



New star-drive engines promise to open up the galaxy to humankind. But the first ship to use the engines disappears and a sole survivor returns...alone and dying of some strange type of radiation.



No one can figure out what has happened to the ship or the crew. Nor does anyone know what happens to a ship travelling using star-drive technology.



Does some unknown horror await us out there?



The only way to find out is to go out again. And Arch Comyn is determined to be the one to solve the mystery.

But is he, and the rest of mankind, ready for whatever awaits us beyond The Big Jump?

 

To get your free eBook, go to www.PPickings.com, scroll down to the book title, and use the code 9991393.

 

For those of you who are interested in classic SF, Phoenix Press is also further discounting their classics bundle by 55% off the list price.  For $19.78 you get five titles: two by Galouye, one by Hamilton, one by Brackett (not The Big Jump), and one by de Camp.  No coupon is needed.  You will see the link to the discounted price on the download page for The Big Jump.

 

Happy reading!