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One Way

S.J. Morden

4 Reviews

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Adventure, Science fiction, Space science

A murder mystery set on the frozen red wastes of Mars.

Eight astronauts.
One killer. No way home. +++

WE STAND AT THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA
Frank Kittridge is serving life for murdering his son's drug dealer. So when he's offered a deal by Xenosystems Operations - the company that runs the prison - he takes it, even though it means swapping one life sentence for another.

THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO BE ALIVE
He's been selected to help build the first permanent base on Mars. Unfortunately, his crewmates are just as guilty of their crimes as he is - and he'll have to learn to trust them if they're to succeed.

THE FUTURE OF SPACE TRAVEL IS IN SAFE HANDS
As the convicts set to work on the frozen wastes of Mars, the accidents multiply. Until Frank begins to suspect they might not be accidents at all . . .

XENOSYSTEMS OPERATIONS: MAKING DREAMS A REALITY
There's a murderer amongst them, and everyone's a suspect.

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Praise for One Way

  • A fast-paced thriller . . . an absorbing read (on THE PETROVITCH trilogy) - The Telegraph

  • Speeds along with energetic panache (on THE PETROVITCH trilogy) - The Times

  • A soaring narrative (on THE PETROVITCH trilogy) - SciFiNow

  • Morden keeps up a breathless breakneck pace that doesn't sacrifice character depth or intelligence (on THE PETROVITCH trilogy) - io9

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S.J. Morden

Dr S. J. Morden has won the Philip K. Dick Award and been a judge on the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He is a bona fide rocket scientist with degrees in Geology and Planetary Geophysics. ONE WAY is the perfect fusion of his incredible breadth of knowledge and ability to write award-winning, razor-sharp science fiction.