From the post-apocalyptic world of Flick Carter comes a new SOCKO short story.
It’s Christmas Eve and there’s trouble in the capital. A body has been found, and the large chest of ceremonial gold coins which the king always distributes on Boxing Day has gone missing.
Newly-qualified Kingsman, Socko Garrett has just joined the Special Investigations unit (KSI), with Corporal Dan Barnes. But with heightened security, and their lieutenant called away, it’s up to Socko and Barnes to catch the killer and find the gold, and they’ve got less than 48 hours before the king arrives…
Set before the events of WANTED and featuring crossover characters from both WANTED and HUNTED. 11,000 words.