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Ever had a bad day? Try having one on the moon...
'Fascinating' Tim Peake, Sunday Times bestselling author of Ask an Astronaut
WELCOME TO ARTEMIS. The first city on the moon.
Population 2,000. Mostly tourists.
Jazz Bashara is one of the criminals. She lives in a poor area of Artemis and subsidises her work as a porter with smuggling contraband onto the moon. But it's not enough.
So when she's offered the chance to make a lot of money she jumps at it. But though planning a crime in 1/6th gravity may be more fun, it's a lot more dangerous...
Now available to preorder: PROJECT HAIL MARY, the new novel from Andy Weir, author of ARTEMIS and THE MARTIAN
What everyone's saying about this smart, high concept thriller:
'A smart, fun, fast-paced adventure that you won't be able to put down' Ernest Cline, bestselling author of Ready Player One
'What a page turner!' Milda on Goodreads, 5 stars
'Fast paced, high octane and highly entertaining' Chrys on Netgalley, 5 stars
'Artemis does for the moon what The Martian did for Mars' Guardian
'A first rate thriller, this had me hooked from beginning to end' Robert on Netgalley, 5 stars
'An absolute must read' Lauren on Goodreads, 5 stars
'A clever and action-fuelled story' Culturefly
'For those who loved The Martian, you won't be disappointed' Liz on Netgalley, 5 stars
Jazz Bashara, the heroine of this superior near-future thriller from bestseller Weir (The Martian), grew up in Artemis, the moon's only city, where she dreams of becoming rich. For now, she works as a porter, supplementing her legal income by smuggling contraband. She hopes that her situation can improve drastically after she's offered an impossible-to-refuse payday by wealthy entrepreneur Trond Landvik, who has used her in the past to get cigars from Earth. Trond asks Jazz to come up with a way to sabotage a competitor so that he can take over the moon's aluminum industry. She develops an elaborate and clever plan that showcases her resourcefulness and intelligence, even as she continues to have misgivings about her client's true agenda, suspicions borne out by subsequent complications. The sophisticated worldbuilding incorporates politics and economics, as well as scientifically plausible ways for a small city to function on the lunar surface. The independent, wisecracking lead could easily sustain a series. Weir leavens the hard SF with a healthy dose of humor.