In his first book, author Ash Bishop teleports protagonist Russ Wesley into another galaxy with a sugary cookie in his pocket, in this light-hearted sci-fi novel.
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When Wesley finds an unusual artifact in his grandfather’s collection of rare antiquities, the last thing he expects is for it to draw the attention of a ferocious alien from a distant planet. Equally surprising is the adventurous team of intergalactic exterminators dispatched to deal with the threat. The exterminators specialize in “ecosystem preservation”— a thankless job that involves hunting down alien predators of all shapes and sizes. They’re so impressed with Russ’s marksmanship that they insist he join their squad . . . whether he wants to or not.
"Russ is an interesting fella," said Bishop. "He doesn't have close family, and his grandma needs money."
So Russ goes off and works for a galactic space group.
"It's heartfelt," Bishop said. "Fifty percent of the story has to do with the characters."
Based on the success of Intergalactic Exterminators, Bishop landed a deal to publish his previous book in 2023.
"They're completely different books," he said.
But, switching genres comes to Bishop easily.
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