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    • ISBN:9780356510422
    • Publication date:05 Jun 2018

Adrift

The epic of survival and adventure in deep space

By Rob Boffard

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In this thrilling science fiction adventure, a ragtag group of tourists must learn how to survive against all odds in the depths of space . . .

'AN EDGE-OF-THE-SEAT EPIC OF SURVIVAL AND ADVENTURE IN DEEP SPACE' Gareth L. Powell

'A UNIQUE MIX OF THRILLER, SPACE ADVENTURE AND CONSPIRACY NOVEL - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED' Jamie Sawyer

In the far reaches of space, a tour group embarks on what will be the trip of a lifetime - in more ways than one . . .

For one small group, a tour of the nearby Horsehead Nebula is meant to be a short but stunning highlight in the trip of a lifetime.

But when a mysterious ship destroys Sigma Station and everyone on it, suddenly their tourist shuttle is stranded.

They have no weapons. No food. No water. No one back home knows they're alive.

And the mysterious ship is hunting them.

Rob Boffard's Adrift is a thrilling science fiction tale of survival against all odds - perfect for fans of Alastair Reynold's Revenger, Becky Chamber's The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Adrian Tchaikovksy' Children of Time and John Scalzi's The Collapsing Empire.

'This action-packed adventure is made for summer vacation reading' Publishers Weekly

'Adrift is rich in deep character-driven drama, built on a highly suspenseful premise' D. Nolan Clark, author of Forsaken Skies

'This book is an intense, heart-pounding, cast-away-in-the-vastness-of-space adventure that keeps you guessing right up until the end! I was so utterly enthralled, I couldn't put it down' K. B. Wagers, author of Behind the Throne

Biographical Notes

Rob Boffard is a South African author who splits his time between London, Vancouver and Johannesburg. He has worked as a journalist for over a decade, and has written articles for publications in more than a dozen countries, including the Guardian and Wired in the UK.

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  • ISBN: 9780356510439
  • Publication date: 07 Jun 2018
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Orbit
An edge-of-the-seat epic of survival and adventure in deep space — Gareth L. Powell, the BSFA award-winning author of EMBERS OF WAR
A propulsive, page-turning thriller — STARBURST
A unique mix of thriller, space adventure and conspiracy novel - Adrift is highly recommended — Jamie Sawyer, author of the Lazarus War novels
Boffard does a fantastic job of keeping the reader in suspense . . will have the reader realizing they've been holding their breath for pages on end — Space.com
So so so so good . . . A rip rollicking adventure of the finest kind, with crackling dialogue, divisive characters, cleverly obscure motivations and you know, battles in space . . . Storytelling of the best kind. Fast and furious with a literary twist and more excitement than you can shake a stick at . . . Highly Recommended. — LIZ LOVES BOOKS
ADRIFT is rich in deep character-driven drama, built on a highly suspenseful premise — D. Nolan Clark, author of FORSAKEN SKIES
This book is an intense, heart-pounding, cast-away-in-the-vastness-of-space adventure that keeps you guessing right up until the end! I was so utterly enthralled, I couldn't put it down — K. B. Wagers, author of BEHIND THE THRONE
A claustrophobic and fiercely written adventure, Adrift is a crackling read full of intrigue, isolation and smart world-building. The story moves at a breakneck pace, every page dripping with tension — Jeremy Szal

This action-packed adventure is made for summer vacation reading

— PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Loved it! The suspense was great and there was non-stop action the entire ride! I literally held my breath through quite a bit of the book . . . a nice thrilling space adventure and definitely worth reading! — HOOKED ON BOOKS
The plot is clever - first one thing, then another, with rugs being pulled out left right and centre before the dramatic and entirely satisfying finale . . . Highly recommended — ESPRESSO COCO

Adrift is claustrophobic, atmospheric and full of tension

— THE TATTOOED BOOK GEEK
Intrigue, action and a fight for survival — BOOKLIST
A taut survival thriller and a top-notch character piece — SF and F Reviews
Such an exciting book! . . . I think that readers of every age will enjoy Adrift . . . I didn't want to put it down at all. This is the kind of book that makes you miss bus stops! I can speak no higher praise than that — FOR WINTER NIGHTS
Thoroughly deserving of a big-screen adaptation, Adrift is one of the most intense and exciting Sci-Fi novels in recent years. Get ahead of the curve, read it now before everyone is talking about it! — POP CULTURE BANDIT

This action-packed adventure is made for summer vacation reading

— PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
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