Work Done for Hire

Work Done for Hire

Joe Haldeman

Language: English

Publisher: Penguin Group

Published: Jan 7, 2014

Words: 69863
Pages: 270

Description:

Joe Haldeman's "adept plotting, strong pacing, and sense of grim stoicism have won him wide acclaim" (*The Washington Post*) and numerous honors for such works as *The Forever War*, *The Accidental Time Machine*, and the Marsbound trilogy. Now, the multiple Hugo and Nebula award–winning author pits a lone war veteran against a mysterious enemy who is watching his every move—and threatens him with more than death unless he kills for them.** Wounded in combat and honorably discharged nine years ago, Jack Daley still suffers nightmares from when he served his country as a sniper, racking up sixteen confirmed kills. Now a struggling author, Jack accepts an offer to write a near-future novel about a serial killer, based on a Hollywood script outline. It's an opportunity to build his writing career, and a future with his girlfriend, Kit Majors. But Jack's other talent is also in demand. A package arrives on his doorstep containing a...