In a future where giant corporations run countries, all British Space Mines has to fear are journalists and hackers. Donal and Myron are their worst nightmare. When people from offworld races open ethnic restaurants in London, they meet a lot of opposition. Donal and Myron are their best friends. The London's Eye zine has vacancies. What do you think happened to their other reporters?
JUPITER'S BOUGHT THE DOME! Donal, an Irish lad, and Myron, a Cockney-Jamaican mix, meet aged seventeen as book reviewers and trainee journalists. Before long they're onto the hottest stories in London. DEATH CAUSED BY CAFFEINE In their future, Stansted Airport has been converted to a space shuttle base and Londoners are recruited to mine the asteroids. AHOY NEPTUNE! ESTUARY BOMBS TO BE CLEARED While exploring the other planets, we found that they were all inhabited. Now those people are coming to Earth and looking for work. They're also opening ethnic restaurants in central London. THE SMOKING GUN Befriending immigrants makes Donal and Myron unpopular with some, while their investigative reporting lands them in trouble with wealthy organisations, criminals and the Home Office. Their romantic prospects are compromised. But you can't keep a good team down, especially when they report for London's Eye, and they've got every book ever digitised at their disposal.... STOWAWAYS FROM SATURN
"If you enjoy suspense stories with science fiction twists, I believe you will find Dining Out Around the Solar System by Clare O’Beara to be your five-star cup of tea." D.S. Kane, author of Swiftshadow, DeathByte and Greynet in the 'Spies Lie' series.
This story is complete in itself and is followed by DINING OUT WITH THE ICE GIANTS and DINING OUT WITH THE GAS GIANTS which are standalone reads within the series Dining Out Around The Solar System.
By the Amazon No. 1 Bestselling author of MURDER AGAINST THE CLOCK and MURDER AT IRISH MENSA. Clare O'Beara won the Arkady Renko short story competition held by Simon & Schuster in 2014 and judged by Martin Cruz Smith. "Please congratulate Clare O'Beara for me for her clever short, short story 'London Calling.' I appreciate that she treated Arkady kindly, taking his age into consideration, and managed to cross the finish line with a different sort of twist." - Martin Cruz Smith.