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TRANSFERENCE STATION (Book two in the 'Sliding Void' series) DESCRIPTION Are things finally looking up for Captain Lana Fiveworlds? She's managed to reach what passes for civilisation in the wild border systems of the Edge - Transference Station - the largest trading hub in the free worlds. With her ramshackle starship, the Gravity Rose, safely docked, she's now desperately searching for a cargo to stave off bankruptcy. Lana's crew needs paying - including the amorous barbarian prince she rescued from a failed colony world. But her crew have other priorities: the ship's android, Zeno, is distracted by terrible secrets from his past, while her alien navigator, Polter, runs into trouble indulging his religious fervour. If that wasn't enough, there's a deal available... but only from the dodgiest broker in a thousand planets. With rival starship captains looking to sabotage Lana for good, and a dangerous mission to a mysterious planet which is far more than the lies she's been spun, things can only get worse from here on in. Lana Fiveworlds and her crew of misfits are still sliding void, just, but for how much longer? Sometimes, the brown stuff piles up so high you need antigravity thrusters to fly over it.  >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  ABOUT THE AUTHOR  Stephen Hunt is the creator of the much-loved 'Far-called' fantasy series (Gollancz/Hachette), as well as the 'Jackelian' series, published across the world via HarperCollins alongside their other best-selling fantasy authors, George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien, Raymond E. Feist and C.S. Lewis.  >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> REVIEWS Praise for Stephen Hunt's novels: ‘Mr. Hunt takes off at racing speed.’ — THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ‘Hunt's imagination is probably visible from space. He scatters concepts that other writers would mine for a trilogy like chocolate-bar wrappers.’ - TOM HOLT ‘All manner of bizarre and fantastical extravagance.’ - DAILY MAIL ‘Compulsive reading for all ages.’ - GUARDIAN ‘Studded with invention.’ -THE INDENDENT ‘To say this book is action packed is almost an understatement… a wonderful escapist yarn!’ - INTERZONE ‘Hunt has packed the story full of intriguing gimmicks… affecting and original.’ - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ‘A rip-roaring Indiana Jones-style adventure.’ —RT BOOK REVIEWS ‘A curious part-future blend.’ - KIRKUS REVIEWS ‘An inventive, ambitious work, full of wonders and marvels.’ - THE TIMES ‘Hunt knows what his audience like and gives it to them with a sardonic wit and carefully developed tension.’ - TIME OUT ‘A ripping yarn … the story pounds along… constant inventiveness keeps the reader hooked… the finale is a cracking succession of cliffhangers and surprise comebacks. Great fun.’ - SFX MAGAZINE ‘Put on your seatbelts for a frenetic cat and mouse encounter... an exciting tale.’ - SF REVU 'Readers will be entertained and captivated.' - BOOKLIST >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> FORMAT Novella - part 2 of a continuing, linked series. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> THE SERIES SO FAR... Part 1 - Sliding Void. Part 2 - Transference Station. Part 3 - Red Sun Bleeding. Also available as a combined omnibus edition: 'Void All The Way Down'. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> AGE ADVISORY Age 13+ - mild violence and language. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> READ THIS BOOK IF YOU LIKE THESE AUTHORS... Douglas Adams Neal Asher Iain M. Banks Jack Campbell David Drake Orson Scott Card James S.A. Corey Evan Currie Peter F. Hamilton Ric Locke Dan Simmons Charles Stross David Weber >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> GENRES Science fiction (space opera) Adventure (scifi) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2011
    • Ano:  2012
    • País de Produção: Brazil
    • Código de Barras:  2000896908006
    • ISBN:  1230000000286

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