Glowgems for Profit by Bruce Davis

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Pages (Print Edition): 276
Format(s): Paperback
Genre: Science Fiction
Reading Level: Y/A, Crossover
ISBN-13: 978-1938190452


The first book of the Profit Logbooks Series sets the stage for a whole new universe of adventure in the stars.

Zack Mbele, captain of the independent freighter Profit, needs cash fast. There’s a loan payment due on the ship, not to mention a bogus Customs duty imposed by a crooked official. They’ll seize his ship if he doesn’t pay up and he has few prospects.


When an old friend calls with a lead on a job, Zack isn’t too picky about obeying the letter of the law. All he has to do is smuggle someone out of Highpoint, a huge space station orbiting between the Earth and the Moon.

It’s not all that easy, as a beautiful assassin and the Red Dragons gang complicate things. Suddenly Zack is involved in a maze of double-cross and murder as he races the Dragons and a shadowy para-military army for the greatest prize of all.

Review Quote-

“That’s the next thing you should know: these are great heroes. Davis has created a fantastic hard-boiled sci-fi hero in Zack Mbele. He’s got a complicated past, remarkable abilities, good friends for whom he has fierce loyalty, a deep cynicism and an inability to trust strangers, and a lone wolf streak a mile wide: he’s Sam Spade and Harry Dresden and Simon Green’s John Taylor and all the rest of those kinds of guys.” – Theoden Humphrey, Amazon


“I stood up and turned toward the exit. I took half a step and stopped, sighed, and turned back. I had made a deal with the man. That still counted for something with me.

I bent over him and pulled him into a sitting position. The nanos extended into my arms and legs and I hoisted him easily into a fireman’s carry across my back and shoulders.

The small crowd that had gathered when the shooting stopped backed away. I lifted my head as they parted in front of me. I was sure that by now, my face and all the action had been recorded on a dozen eye cameras, not to mention the arcade’s security cams. Hiding my face was a waste of time.”

About the Author-

Bruce Davis stitches words together into engaging, heart pumping stories that carry you along for the ride. They are the stories that stay with you for the rest of your life as some of the best reading you’ve done, the kinds of stories you use to measure everything you read after.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 5.5 × .6 × 8.5 in