Finally back in Free City after he solved an exhausting kidnapping case in the Outer Solar System, Inspector Ryo Trop of the Free City Inquisitor's Office is called out of early retirement to put an end to a puzzling crime wave. Someone is murdering Space Debris Salvage workers.
In the moldering ruins following the Second Amero-Asian War, unrest is rampant just outside of Free City in the huge feudal fiefdom of EurAfrica.
Meanwhile, Ryo’s longtime friend, Spy Master Lieutenant Zmuda, has discovered a clandestine plot for human domination in the Sahara Desert.
As the cop and the spy labor with their difficult cases, both wonder who would want to murder junkmen?
About the Author
Northern California author S F Chapman makes good on his long promised sequel to his exciting Science Fiction Detective Adventure "The Ripple in Space-Time" with the release of his latest effort "Torn From On High." The coffee-fueled writer adds the new novel to his impressive body of work which includes the poignant Literary Fiction novella "I'm here to help," the prophetic natural disaster novel "On the Back of the Beast" and the first installment in the Post apocalyptic Free City Series "The Ripple in Space-Time." The hardworking author is currently writing a gritty novel about homelessness titled "The Missive in the Margins."