Book: ‘Flight of the Cosmonaut’ by David Wright
Planet author David Wright’s new book is available. Click the post title above for details. David was published in Planet Magazine in 2006: “Echoes from Radioland”.
Here’s a summary of his new book, “Flight of the Cosmonaut”:
“Georgi Petrov is a brave, young Soviet test pilot recruited into the secret cosmonaut corps to make history as the first man in space, or die trying. But after a few short weeks of training behind the Iron Curtain, he quickly finds himself caught in a dangerous world of volatile rockets, lethal KGB agents, tyrannical commanders and mysterious rocket scientists. How many lives are they willing to sacrifice to achieve their ambitious goals and who will be the next to die? But if Georgi ever hopes to escape his violent past and start a new life with the green-eyed girl of his dreams, he has to take this one desperate chance for glory—this last Flight of the Cosmonaut!”