An alien pirate ship crashed into the ocean off the coast of Scotland, its survivors escaped and hijacked the first ever Ion drive ship built by Earth, the Jupiter Express, however, their plans do not go as planned. Mark Blazer and his crew retake the ship and begin a new episode in their lives that takes them to the stars in the starship Galaxy Express using alien technology taken from a second pirate starship that they defeat in their first ever space battle. Their new mission is to find help amongst the stars, in their battle against the alien space pirates.
A good space romp.
An easy to read and very enjoyable story. Recommended.