Jazz Bashara is a criminal.
Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.
Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she’s stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.
I really, really like The Martian, so I’m interested to see if it was just a one-hit wonder or if the author is really that good. My expectations are equal parts reasonable expectation and skepticism. Mr. Weir’s debut had a lot of elements that just wouldn’t work in a “regular” kind of novel and it would be tough to break away from something that had such success.
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