Gunpowder Moon

Gunpowder Moon

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"Interesting peculiarities and shared loyalties materialize this first novel in which science fiction and mystery intersect in a well-elaborated plot ... apparently arid expanse of the moon. It will attract readers who have appreciated the moon crime of Andy Weir, Artemis. "

- Library Journal , Star Review

A realistic and terrifying vision of life on the moon, where dust kills as fast as the void of space ... but murder goes even faster - a fast-paced sci-fi cinematic thriller. he debut combines the inventiveness of The Marsian , the intrigues of The Expanse and the thrill of Red Rising .

The moon smells like gunpowder. Every moonwalker since Apollo 11 has noticed this: a burnt metal smell reminiscent of war. Caden Dechert, the chief of The US mining company on the edge of the Sea of Serenity thinks the smell is just a trick of the mind - a reminder of his harrowing days as a marine in the war-torn Middle East on Earth.

It`s 2072 and the extraction of helium-3 on the moon powers the fusion reactors that are bringing the Earth back from an environmental disaster. But the battle for the richest prize in the history of the world has destroyed the oldest rule of space: safety for all. When a bomb kills one of Dechert`s excavators on the Mare Serenitatis, the persecuted veteran goes on a hunt to unmask the culprit before more blood is spilled.

But while Dechert is running to resolve first murder in the history of the moon, he is caught in the crosshairs of two world powers who are engaging in a fight. Dechert doesn`t want to be the match that lights this powder keg and knows that the lives of him and his crew are meaningless to politicians. Worse still, he knows the killer is still out there hunting.

In his desperate attempts to save his crew and prevent the disaster he sees coming, the former marine discovers a dangerous conspiracy that, with a single spark, can ignite a full moon war, wipe out his team ... and perhaps plunge the earth back into darkness.

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