By Sarah A. Hoyt
Booklet 2 within the rollicking and award-winning area event, the Darkship sequence. Echoes of Heinlein and nonstop motion as a cloned heroine needs to raid a adverse Earth and thieve the key to strength creation one of the space-based Powertrees that every one humanity relies on. Darkship Renegades is a finalist for the Prometheus Award for top Novel.
Entry quantity in Sarah A. Hoyt’s rollicking and well known Darkship sequence, sequel to Darkship Thieves,and winner of the Prometheus Award.
After rescuing her superstar pilot husband and learning the darkish mystery of her personal prior on the earth, Athena Hera Sinistra returns to area habitat Eden to begin existence anew. now not taking place. No stable deed is going unpunished, and Thena and gear are put lower than arrest for the crime of coming again alive. the single break out from a loss of life sentence: go back to Earth and produce again the misplaced process for developing the Powertrees, the power resource of either Eden and Earth whose technological origins were misplaced to struggle. yet that undertaking is secondary to a better principal. notably else, Thena needs to notget stuck. If she does, then suicide is to be the one option.
With the chances seriously stacked opposed to not just good fortune, yet survival, Thena involves comprehend what her cynical accusers don't: it's not in simple terms one woman’s existence at the line anymore. For it’s on the earth the place the journey actually starts off. Thena realizes that what's actually at stake is the destiny of Eden and Earth alike, the continuance of the darkship fleet–and freedom for all within the sun system–and beyond.
Darkship Renegades has been nominated for the Prometheus Award for top Novel.
About Sarah A. Hoyt:
"First-rate area opera with an ethical lesson. you will not be disappointed."—Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit.com
“[A] journey de strength: logical, equipped from assumptions with out contradictions . . . gripping.”–Jerry Pournelle
“[Three Musketeers author] Alexander Dumas may provide [Sarah A. Hoyt] a thumbs up.”–Steve Forbes
“[F]anciful and charming.” –Library Journal
“Exceptional, outstanding and greatly entertaining.” –Booklist
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