Shooting the Rift
by Alex Stewart
Cover Artist: Stephan Martiniere
Review by Mel Jacob
Baen Trade Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781476781181
Date: 05 April 2016 List Price $16.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK
Product Description: Cast out by his family and exiled from the Rimward Commonwealth, Simon Forrester must make a new life for himself as an apprentice to the powerful Commerce Guild. But others aboard the merchant vessel Stacked Deck have a hidden agenda that might lead directly to interstellar war. Now with rising tensions between the Commonwealth and the neighboring League of Democracies threatens to erupt into open war, Simon finds himself forced to choose between old and new loyalties, with the fate of an empire at stake!