Adam and Harriet Frosh are pleased to announce that their novel, Space Taxis was published on the 6th November 2020!
So what kind of book is Space Taxis?
Essentially, its a Science Fiction novel, similar to Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Red Dwarf and Slaughterhouse Five. It’s at one moment humorous but at others very sad or dramatic. It’s also got elements of alternate history and spiritual fantasy. But you need to read it yourself…..
So what’s all the hype about?
Well, here’s the blurb….
He’s abducted by aliens to the planet Vost. He’s saving up for his fare home. But he’s got the small matter of a planetary apocalypse to deal with first….
In 1977 misfit New York Cab driver Mike Redolfo is having a bad day, first getting fired from his job and then being abducted by aliens to planet Vost.
Redolfo tries to keep a low profile on his new world whilst earning his fare home, but unwittingly gets involved with a shady gang of organized alien criminals, inadvertently bringing the planet to the brink of catastrophe.
As the link between the timelines becomes clear, Redolfo must discover secrets from the dark past of both Earth and Vost.
Will Redolfo be able to save both himself and the countless lives at stake before it’s too late?
If you like The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse 5, or Frank Herbert’s Dune, you’ll love this gripping and entertaining sci-fi mystery thriller.
What are Readers saying about Space Taxis?
★★★★★ ‘A triumph of high adventure.’ Readers’ Favorite
★★★★★ ‘VERY highly recommended.’ Goodreads
★★★★★ ‘This is a fun scifi read.’ Netgalley
★★★★★ ‘An entertaining sci fi adventure in the tradition of Douglas Adams.’ Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ ‘What a gripping, unputdownable story.’ Amazon reviewer
★★★★★ ‘I loved every minute of this book, it’s just the sort of sci-fi I really enjoy, good story line, quirky characters and so much humour. If you’re a fan of Hitchhikers, Chronicles of St Mary’s and Red Dwarf this will definitely be right up your alley!’ Goodreads
★★★★★ ‘Don’t hesitate in buying Space Taxis. You won’t regret it – in fact, you’ll probably be reading it again and again, AND recommending it to all your friends and relatives.’ Jude Gwynaire, Author of Aliens in My Garden
Interesting Facts about Space Taxis
Space Taxis might be mostly set in the 1970s, on another planet, and back in Nazi occupied Europe, but there’s an underlying theme of Celtic mythology. See if you can spot it early on!
Space Taxis gives an explanation for a hitherto unexplained real mystery dating back to Nazi occupied Europe in 1945.
Aliens on Vost
Vost is a vibrant planet with many diverse species. Here are a few of the main ones:
Berrantines—Human-like bipeds. They have soft ridges on their cheeks, otherwise they are similar to humans.
Corattians—Hulking, tall species of great strength. Blubbery like oversized sea-mammals.
Garryans—Scaly humanoids with large, reflective eyes. Look similar to Roswell aliens. Major species on Vost.
Kitchawans—A species of small stature. Long necks and long arms. Imp-like.
Kyanagis—Furry humanoids. Look cute, a bit like Ewoks.
Sciath—Kick ass humanoids with red hair, blue-grey skin, blue streaks of dye in hair, good with spears. Only one in book – female love interest “Caryalla”. Uses twin tiger-hook swords (like Shaolin swords)
Terannians—An antlered, muscular ancient species of Vost, they look like the god Cernunnos.
You can find out which one you are most like by taking the quiz here.
Space Taxis – The Epilogue
If you’ve read Space Taxis, you can read the epilogue here.