Clarke County Space - Near-Space, Bk 2 Author:Allen Steele The citizens of mankind's first orbiting space colony want independence--at any cost. — "The best hard SF writer to come along in the last decade."--John Varley — "[Allen Steele]...successfully strides the turf that was once the exclusive domain of the legendary Robert A. Heinlein."--Locus — Allen Steele is a two-time Hugo Award winner and n... more »ominated for the Philip K. Dick Award« less
Clarke County, mankinds first orbiting space colony, attracts a diverse group of people, hackers, hit men, settlers, tourists...even the Church of Elvis.
Some are trying to escape their lives on Earth. Others are looking for excitement, or to make a quick buck. But now the citizens of Clarke County want one more thing...Independence...at any cost.