The Slant Six

March 31, 2017
Votes: 17

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Author’s Summary

The year is 2252 and Loman Phin is in trouble. A washed-up channelship racer turned freelancer, he hits pay dirt with his latest mission: a fortune is on the line if he can transport forty-three kilograms of human skin to a remote villa on Pluto’s moon, Nix. Little does he know his very life is at stake when he gets caught up in an ancient feud, chased by a space vampire, and forced into a death-race by the king of Ceres. Meanwhile, danger is always hot on his heels in the form of a massive space freighter out for Loman’s blood. With just his wits, his friends, and his beat-up cruiser, the Slant Six, Loman sets out on the most dangerous adventure of his life. “I just read The Slant Six by Christopher F. Cobb,” said Piers Anthony, New York Times Best-selling Author. “And this is a wild one! If you want something that’s completely different, this is your ticket!”

Short Description

Imagine an iconic made-for-TV movie spawned with a theatrical masterpiece but set in outer space! The Slant Six is for you if you like: A) Classic space cruisers B) Death races C) Sexy space vampires D) Robot rebellions E) All of the above!

Catchphrase

One Fish, Two Fish, Dead Fish, You Fish!

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Community Endorsements


Spectacular scifi thrills and chills!

If you're a fan of scifi, Chris Cobb is your guy.

– posted by Doug Fairbanks    
Scifi thrills!

This book is out of this world! I really enjoy reading new books by authors I haven't yet been exposed to, and I must say, I am very impressed. You've got some quality scifi thrills in The Slant Six!

– posted by Cynthia Steward    
Death races, sexy space vampires, & a darn good time!

I love good sci fi, and author Cobb can write. It's a no nonsense thrill ride through space. I really dig how the spaceships are all like classic rides from our universe in the 60's and 70's. That's a cool touch I've not seen other writers do in other books I've read. You've got other twists you don't see in sci fi, like a sexy space vampire out for more than just blood. The death race on the planet Ceres rocked! That was probably my favorite part of the book, it was like being at a racetrack with space ships like Indy cars. There were a few things I wish the author would have fleshed out more (the chairman, and willikan), but these are minor things. More like personal peeves. They won't distract from your enjoyment of the story. Mr. Cobb: I WANT MORE!

– posted by Barry Fiske    
A wild ride with classic cruisers as spaceships

Buckle up and hold on, this is a wild ride. It's a scifi world where all the space ships are based on classic cars. But it's not all just glimmer, there's substance too. I loved the ending, it reminds me of the classic car films I watched in the seventies.

– posted by Alain Trottier    
Fast Paced, Blisteringly Hot Sci-Fi

If you're a fan of sci-fi, this is for you. Hot-rod space cruisers, witty robots, space vampires, and one wild ride!

– posted by KorporateAmerika    

“I just read The Slant Six by Christopher F. Cobb, and this is a wild one! If you want something that’s completely different, this is your ticket!” Piers Anthony, New York Times Best-selling Author.

– posted by chrisfcobb    

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