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  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton
  • Hodder & Stoughton

The Forever Watch

David Ramirez

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Adventure, Science fiction

The truth is only the beginning.

The Noah: a city-sized ship, half-way through an eight-hundred-year voyage to another planet. In a world where deeds, and even thoughts, cannot be kept secret, a man is murdered; his body so ruined that his identity must be established from DNA evidence. Within hours, all trace of the crime is swept away, hidden as though it never happened.

Hana Dempsey, a mid-level bureaucrat genetically modified to use the Noah's telepathic internet, begins to investigate. Her search for the truth will uncover the impossible: a serial killer who has been operating on board for a lifetime... if not longer.

And behind the killer lies a conspiracy centuries in the making.

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Praise for The Forever Watch

  • Vivid, action-packed, and yet filled with scientific plausibility, The Forever Watch propels you on a tense voyage of mystery, surprise and discovery. - David Brin

  • An intriguing debut, this: part generation starship story, part urban noir policier, part wizard duel extravaganza... stick with it, and the pay off at the end is richly worth it. - Adam Roberts

  • A dark sci-fi fable set aboard a multigenerational spaceship that holds humanity's only hope for survival... Intriguing and powerfully disruptive. - Kirkus

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David Ramirez

David Ramirez is an ex-scientist dividing his time between California and the Philippines. Once a molecular biologist who worked on the Human Genome Project, he currently dabbles in computer science and programmed part of the information system for the chronobiologists of EUCLOCK. This is his debut novel.

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