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Martians Abroad

A Novel

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Description

A great new stand-alone science fiction novel from Carrie Vaughn, author of the Kitty Norville series.

Well-known for her bestselling series Kitty Norville, Carrie Vaughn moves to science fiction with Martians Abroad. Polly Newton has one single-minded dream, to be a starship pilot and travel the galaxy. Her mother, the Director of the Mars Colony, derails Polly's plans when she sends Polly and her genius twin brother, Charles, to Galileo Academy on Earth.

Homesick and cut off from her plans for her future, Polly cannot seem to fit into life on Earth. Strange, unexplained, dangerous coincidences centered on their high-profile classmates begin piling up. Charles may be right—there's more going on than would appear, and the stakes are high. With the help of Charles, Polly is determined to find the truth, no matter the cost.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

From Publishers Weekly

Dec 05, 2016 – It's not billed as a YA novel, but this SF tale from Vaughn (the Kitty Norville series) is unlikely to appeal to adults; the color-within-the-lines plot and young characters without any depth fail to create interest, much less sustain it. Sometime in the future, Polly Newton, a teenager who has grown up on Mars, finds her plans for a career as a pilot disrupted by her mother, Martha, the operations supervisor for Colony One. Martha has dictated that Polly and her twin brother, Charles, attend the Galileo Academy on Earth for three years, despite her daughter's intense resistance to the idea. Once Polly arrives at the academy, she goes through the de rigueur cycle of feeling out of place, enduring romantic trouble, challenging authority, and getting an opportunity to demonstrate her courage and smarts. The introduction of a plot line suggesting that someone is trying to kill Polly and her colleagues fails to add excitement.
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  • $11.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Adventure
  • Published: Jan 17, 2017
  • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
  • Seller: Macmillan / Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC
  • Print Length: 256 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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