"Entertaining deep space thriller"
The Void, a way of traveling from Point A to Point B is the
way people and objects move through space. Pilots use the
power of their minds to move gigantic ships with passengers
and cargoes through the Void. One of the best pilots Jack
Claver, who has a ten plus rating, is missing. Even when he
is in the Void his daughter Jackie, also with a mental
rating of ten plus can sense him which is why she knows he
isn't dead when the authorities tell her his ship was lost
in the Void.
Jackie plans to rescue him and she uses the insurance money
to hire a Void pilot and a hopper to go into the Void. Once
they reach the Void, the pilot dies and Jackie finds
herself on a world populated by strange creatures and
vegetation that looks like it came from a human based
planet. Her plan is to find her father, rescue him and
escape the Void world but that is more complicated than she
knows because this world holds many secrets and getting out
might prove impossible.
MAIDEN VOYAGER is a very entertaining work filled with
original ideas kind of like placing the Hotel California in
deep space. The secrets of the Void world is just one of
the reason readers will finish the book in one sitting. The
heroine a seventeen year old sheltered teen is determined
to achieve her goals of saving her father, the other
inhabitants of the Void world and find a way to escape .
Her strength and determination makes her an admiral
protagonist who readers hope succeeds.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted October 15, 2005
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 25, 2007