(PRWEB) March 21, 2011
Zaftan Entrepreneurs http://hankquense.com/ZE-main.html is a first contact story with a difference; an alien mining expedition discovers and orbits a planet inhabited by humans, elves, dwarfs and other races.
The novel combines scifi with fantasy and it's filled with humor and satire. Reviewers, both professional and readers find the story delightful. Some of their comments are listed here:
"...a great book. It was very funny and unlike any sci-fi book I’ve seen out there." Travis-Goodreads
"...the remaining two volumes of the Zaftan trilogy are awaited with glee." Lois Henderson: Bookpleasures.com
"This tongue-in-cheek novel is a delight for sci-fi fans, wonderfully humorous without descending into silly." Cheryl-Goodreads
"Hank Quense has painted yet another vibrant world of fun and fantasy that will entice and entertain any reader." Lynn
"Besides adventure with a bit of romance and comic relief thrown in, the story contains a great deal of satire that will resonate with modern readers." Martha Cheves
"Zaftan Entrepreneurs is not your usual science fiction read. Hank has taken the genre to a new level." Readers Favorite
The print edition is available at Amazon, http://www.amazon.com/Zaftan-Entrepreneurs-Book-Trilogy/dp/1456349384/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1300445265&sr=1-1 Barnes & Noble, http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Zaftan-Entrepreneurs/Hank-Quense/e/9781456349387/?itm=2&USRI=zaftan+entrepreneurs Ingram, Baker & Taylor and Amazon UK. The ebook edition can be obtained from Smashwords http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/hanque in all popular formats and from Kindle and B&N.
Quense's previous book, Tales from Gundarland, won an award from Readers Favorite and was designated by EPIC as a finalist in the anthology category. The book is a collection of six short stories and two novellas. He is also the author of Build a Better Story, a book on fiction writing, Tunnel Vision, a collection of twenty previously published short stories and Fool's Gold, a retelling of the ancient Rhinegold myth.
He is currently working on Book 2 of the trilogy, Zaftan Miscreants, and Falstaff's Big Gamble, a novel that combines the characters and plots of Hamlet and Othello with Shakespeare's most popular character, Falstaff, thrown in for good measure.