Lunar Dust, Martian Sands

Ed Ferald, pilot of the tug Cydonia Zach on the Martian Lunar run, receives orders from his uncle and boss to take an enigmatic woman as his sole passenger on the return to Mars When an explosion destroys the passenger ship on which the woman originally booked passage, Ed races against time to rescue the survivors But he soon finds himself ensnared in plots fed by EarthEd Ferald, pilot of the tug Cydonia Zach on the Martian Lunar run, receives orders from his uncle and boss to take an enigmatic woman as his sole passenger on the return to Mars When an explosion destroys the passenger ship on which the woman originally booked passage, Ed races against time to rescue the survivors But he soon finds himself ensnared in plots fed by Earth politics and corporations fighting to preserve their profits even if it means putting the survival of the Martian colony at risk Ed s passenger is at the center of the fight, though on what side he can t tell He only knows he has to uncover the plot s conspirators to preserve his Martian home and to keep from being the next one killed.
Lunar Dust Martian Sands Ed Ferald pilot of the tug Cydonia Zach on the Martian Lunar run receives orders from his uncle and boss to take an enigmatic woman as his sole passenger on the return to Mars When an explosion dest

  • Title: Lunar Dust, Martian Sands
  • Author: Tom Chmielewski
  • ISBN: 9780981533834
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Lunar Dust, Martian Sands”

    1. If you're well versed in the genre of sci-fi lit, you're in for plenty of incidental treats in the course of reading this fast-paced dramatic adventure novel. Chmielewski does a very credible job of setting a stage which spans the Earth's Moon, Mars, and the asteroid Ceres, and all the space between. The science is plausible enough to make sense without dragging down the plot, and the characters are believable enough to lend weight to the crisis and outcome. My biggest complaint is that, after t [...]

    2. I received this book as part of a giveaway.This is a very pleasant space opera type of book. A shuttle craft moving between the Lunar settlement and the Martian outpost explodes. Thus begins the mystery, why did it explode?Was it to conceal something or to murder someone. What was the mysterious package that was loaded onto the Cydonia Zach late in the night, that caused the bomb to be moved to another shuttle? Who is behind the bombing? Ed, the Zach pilot? Jessica, the steward aboard the secon [...]

    3. I thoroughly enjoyed this thriller and crime noir set in a future where Mars and the Moon support colonies. Living under domes and bringing all the shops, restaurants and tourists you'd expect of any exotic destination, the hardy colonists just want to live quietly and prosper with their families. Ed Ferald is the experienced, likeable tug pilot who guides us through this series of environments, including the space lanes which still feature hazards - and that's without counting the cause of the [...]

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