This was the very first H. Beam Piper I ever read
Originally Posted by HarryT
When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga!
Lots of illustrations, hence the comparatively large file size.
, and I loved it
. Wasn't this in Astounding
, back in the early '60s? This will be the first one of the many books by him that you're making available that I'm going to read.
Curious: Your first 4 pages of this book has one blank, on screen three. I had this same problem with some book I did. I think I either deleted a line break or changed the text (after the blank) to another style.