Jim Rudnick
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Jim Rudnick

Being a youngster in the 1950's meant that I was a voracious reader in what has been called the Golden Age of Science Fiction. That meant that for me, my heroes were not on the hockey rink or gridiron - but instead in my local Library where at 12 I had a full Adult card (thanks Dad!) and took out more than 5 books a week.

Everyone from Heinlein, Norton, Leiber, Pohl, Anderson, Simak, Asimov, Brackett, Van Vogt and more....I fell in love with and eventually owned Ace Doubles of my own. While I never knew who wrote the Tom Corbett - Space Cadet series, I fell in love with them and they had a place of honor on my own bookcase too!

With that kind of an introduction to Science Fiction, it's no wonder that when got my writing work done, I turned my own fictional side of my brain to writing same. It's one thing I know to write - and a totally different matter to release same to the world - something that I've just started to work on....suffice it to say my own works are rooted in that Golden Age and it's that era that I'd like to one day be known as a teensy contributor to in some small way.

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    • Pirates

    • Book One of the Rim Confederacy
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Pirates have appeared on the RIM. They have kidnapped the passengers of many crafts and sold them into slavery, and Scott is ordered to find them and rescue them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By James & Cindy Jackson on 12-24-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sleeper Ship

    • Book Two of the Rim Confederacy
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    As penance for not being honest with his admiral, Captain Tanner Scott has been sent on a boring routine maintenance mission of checking the RIM boundary buoys one after another....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A mix of video game and book cliches

    • By Walt Snider on 04-01-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Trade Wars

    • The RIM Confederacy, Book 9
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Kevin Coffin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Infighting among the top two trader planets means more than higher prices and tariff surcharges for the planets on the RIM....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good narrator

    • By Melissa J. Coffin on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Eons Semester

    • The RIM Confederacy, Book 8
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Paul Clewell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Jilted by his Royal fiancee, captain Tanner Scott is assigned to Eons and the newly constructed RIM Naval Academy buildings....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Raw file

    • By Antone Rich on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ancient Relics

    • The Rim Confederacy, Book 4
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Shawn Saavedra
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Taking on a new captaincy with the barony means that our captain Scott can now live a life of ease....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I guess I'm just not a coffee drinker

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ruined Memories

    • The RIM Confederacy, Book 7
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Ken Solin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    When a ship of refugees plead to come to the Barony realm for help, the Lady St. August is more than pleased to offer refuge....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Raw file

    • By Antone Rich on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Desert Planet

    • The RIM Confederacy, Book 6
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Thurkettle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    After 55 years of waiting for an answer to be invited to join the RIM Confederacy, the planet Enki has responded with an alternate idea - that the RIM Confederacy join them instead....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • raw file

    • By Antone Rich on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Prison Planet

    • The Rim Confederacy Book 3
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    After a failed planetary rebellion, the rebel leader and his men are all given life sentences on Halberd, the RIM Confederacy prison planet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love Captain Scott

    • By anon on 09-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hospital Ship

    • The Rim Confederacy, Book 5
    • By: Jim Rudnick
    • Narrated by: Jane Boyer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    After exploding with rage and injuring some Caliphate marines, Tanner is sent to the Barony Hospital ship on a 90-day observation to see if he's really sane....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Can Cpt Scott Save the Enkian Virus?

    • By Jas P on 10-12-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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