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The Trouble With Cargoes. The Trouble With Colonies. Like Keith Laumer, he has a rare ability to combine fast-moving adventure with humor. Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The new recruits acquitted themse "Vaughan Roberts and his two companions had been trapped on a crime-ridden, chaotic planet until they bamboozled the population with a gigantic hoax - which brought them to the attention of the Interstellar Patrol, who were looking for a few good con men, capable of ingenious improvisation and adept at playing dirty tricks on the bad guys.
The new recruits acquitted themselves admirably, so they naturally were given more tough nuts to crack, including: flummoxing an alien empire which has taken a number of human prisoners to gather information prior to an invasion; stopping a plan by not-so-good Samaritans who are pretending to cure a planetary plague - which they introduced to the planet - with a "miracle" drug which creates an addiction to the same drug; and making sure that the rightful heir to a planet's throne escapes from captivity and overthrows the usurper.
This time there's a complication: Roberts may be falling for the heir's beautiful sister. Get A Copy. Mass Market Paperback , pages. Published December 5th by Baen first published More Details Original Title.
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This is a good collection of somewhat cheesy pulp science fiction. The author has a talent for humorous twists to end the short stories. Bottom line: a good collection of chewing gum for the mind from the golden age of science fiction. Aug 26, David rated it really liked it Shelves: science-fiction , own.
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