|About the Book|
Wullie Glass is a 34 year police veteran approaching his sixtieth birthday and compulsory retirement. He has seen it all- done it all and loved every minute of it. He doesnt want to go. Whilst on patrol on his last night shift he comes across anMoreWullie Glass is a 34 year police veteran approaching his sixtieth birthday and compulsory retirement. He has seen it all- done it all and loved every minute of it. He doesnt want to go. Whilst on patrol on his last night shift he comes across an incident which changes everything. He gets involved in an attempted arrest by a different kind of cop altogether - and is fatally injured in the process.When he wakes up he is twenty five again and faced with a choice. Join the universal law enforcement organisation that has salvaged him - or live out his life in a new identity - anywhere but home. He chooses to stay a cop and finds himself on a two year training programme to become a patrol officer amongst the stars as part of a federal force known simply as the Sar.Along the way he finds he has many transferable skills - not the least being his ability to fly the patrol ships between galaxies. As he meets more and more people from alien races he fast comes to the conclusion that being a cop is pretty much the same everywhere.This book traces his progress as he goes back to training school and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. It floats between his experiences of policing in 1980s London and the challenges of maintaining order across the rest of the known universe. It introduces the concepts of universal law and between technology which makes it possible to travel across the vastness of space.It is a blend of fast paced adventure and the more mundane incidents dealt with daily by cops everywhere. There is an undercurrent of humour throughout the book and along the way he finds true love.