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Legacy (The Mystic Saga Book 2) [Kindle Edition]

Scott McElhaney
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Book Description

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EDITORIAL REVIEWS:
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"McElhaney's story telling is deft, well-paced, and with an ear for conversation" ~ Beacon Journal Book Review

"[McElhaney] slipped in under the radar and firmly established himself as a fresh new voice in science fiction before anyone had a chance to react. By then it was too late and nearly every sci-fi fan who owned a Kindle had already discovered this unknown and was actively searching him out." ~Associated Content

Over 175,000 copies of his books have been downloaded worldwide!
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BOOK DESCRIPTION:
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-Book 2 of the Mystic Saga-
In McElhaney’s first book of the groundbreaking Mystic Saga “Indentured”, the Colonial Establishment Cruiser “Pioneer” discovered a major fault in their experimental Jump Drive. Though it served its purpose by sending the ship across 24 light years in what felt like a mere instant, its failures were a little less noticeable.

Now, in his second book of bestselling serial, the USSC sends a follow-up ship to the Beta-Hydri system in order to investigate what happened to their missing cruiser, the USSC Pioneer. The investigation brings them to a planet named Legacy where an Earth colony appears to have been thriving for hundreds of years – much longer than the few decades they expected if it indeed was the Pioneer Colony. To add to the confusion, the colony appears to have forgotten their roots over the centuries, so the shuttles of the USSC Foothold aren’t welcomed in the way they’d expect.

The crew of the Foothold is about to learn that a lot can change when you’re forced to adapt to a different environment. But could the changes involve the development of the unusual electrical defense mechanism of the Mystics? Why are there two human civilizations on Legacy and why does one group of people have the ability to throw lightning?

A serial novel published in the tradition of 50's sci-fi pulp brought to you by the Xulon Award winning author of Mommy's Choice, One Crazy Summer, Indentured, and Dominion. Now Scott McElhaney is making most of his novels available to Kindle readers at the very accessible price of only 99 cents. Book three of the Mystic Saga "Violation" is now available at the same low price as all the rest!


Product Details

  • File Size: 285 KB
  • Print Length: 134 pages
  • Publisher: Superluminal (April 27, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007YIVWWG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #273,621 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Mystic Saga rocks!!! May 16, 2012
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I loved the first book, Indentured. The second book, Legacy, was probably one of the most exciting short Sci-Fi novels that I have had the pleasure of reading. It had everything I could possibly ask for... Great plot, fantastic characters, time travel, FTL technology, causuality and thrilling action. I can't wait for the third installment!!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars like the story July 29, 2013
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Overall a entertaining read, although is alitte confusing at times as to which character is relating the events and actions.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars leg March 6, 2013
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enjoyed the series very much. do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do ok
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great series September 6, 2012
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I thought at first I was reading about space travel, then colonization, then first contact; then it turned into a time travel/paradox exploration. Filled with interesting ideas.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Tachyon
Format:Kindle Edition
The author, Scott McElhaney, knows how to write a good scifi book (at least one that caters to my needs). Again, all of the Mystic Saga books are $0.99 so how can you go wrong?

Would I recommend this book to a friend: Yes
Would I read more books by this author: Yes
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE IT!! July 2, 2012
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If you love Sci Fi this is a book for you. I am a very slow reader but I love the fact that it is very interesting. To me this story is not a predicted one. Most books you can guess what will happen. This book really different.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent concept June 11, 2012
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I have read all of the currently available Mystic Saga titles and plan on reading any additional ones. This is a series that continually gives you "aha" type moments due to the interesting concepts involved including, cloning and physics-laden time travel. Definitely recommend...but start at book one.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Over priced for what you get June 30, 2012
By Niloc
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Although the writing style was ok the story and tech was superficial and flawed. it's all a bit simple (let's make the bad guys come from a remote part of the planet....). I did read to the end but only just.
At one stage our heroes were on the abandon ship and attacked the pirate ship. They use escape pods fitted with explosives and unconscious clones because there is a rule that all ships must rescue any escape pods. Apart from the fact that this is an incredibly low act (using surrender and rescue rules to blow up the other guy) the systems existence is stupid to the extreme.
The first book was much better.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read
This is the sort of material sci-fii fans are usually looking for. It is a captivating story that allows one to escape the mundane for a short while
Published 5 months ago by James M
5.0 out of 5 stars good read
Good story, with interesting characters. I'm in for the whole ride. Can't wait to read the rest of this story.
Published 8 months ago by staccata
4.0 out of 5 stars John boy reader
I liked this book also. It was easy reading, and had a few unexpected twists and turns. The story line carries well from one book to the next. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Good but waiting for better
This is a good story plot, but I'm waiting for the story to be more developed.
Rather than a group of short stories... Read more
Published 18 months ago by Caroljane
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
I love this series and I absolutely can't wait for more or a break off series of books. It has all the elements to keep the reader completely engaged!
Published 20 months ago by Jen
3.0 out of 5 stars Thrilling
5 stars. Loved it buying the next one now!
Looking forward to see what happens next,
Thank you Scott for creating such an interesting book.
Published 21 months ago by M. B. Brookman
3.0 out of 5 stars Every cliche you can imagine
Not bad but if it missed any cliches I'm sure they'll be in the next installment. Even with that I still enjoyed it for the most part.
Published 23 months ago by James M. Cowley
5.0 out of 5 stars MIND BLOWING SC-FI
MIND BLOWING! The Best SCI-FI I have read in A LONG Time! So Not Predictable! You just cant put it down. The Author has outdone himself. Read more
Published on December 8, 2012 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Series
I have thoroughly enjoyed this entire series and would continue with more of his books as they become available on Amazon.
Published on November 20, 2012 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down.
Have just finished reading all five of the Mystic Saga books, simply couldn't put them down. Very much enjoyed them all, very interesting concepts. Look forward to further sequels!
Published on October 13, 2012 by Rubbatoe
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More About the Author

Scott's first novel, Mommy's Choice, was originally published in paperback under the pseudonym Scott Curtis. In under a year on the bookshelves, that novel won the Xulon Book Award for romantic suspense. When Scott moved to a different publisher and started making his novels available to Kindle readers, he returned to his real name and reduced the prices to the absolute minimum allowed by Amazon.
Scott McElhaney currently resides in Ohio with his wife and two sons. He still maintains a full-time job as a credit supervisor at Matco Tools Corporate Office where he has worked for over 16 years. Although his books didn't become available to Kindle readers until December 2011, over 200,000 digital copies have been purchased to date and he still maintains a position in the top 100 worldwide in the "Sci-fi Space Opera" category.

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