‘GOLDILOCKS GRABS YOUR ATTENTION AND DOESN’T LET GO – A THOUGHT-PROVOKING, IMAGINATIVE CALL-TO-ARMS’ Katie Khan, author of Hold Back the Stars’
This is The Martian by way of The Handmaid’s Tale – a bold and thought-provoking new high-concept thriller. Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, where conditions are just right for human habitation. It’s humanity’s last hope for survival, and Naomi, Valerie’s surrogate daughter and the ship’s botanist, has been waiting her whole life for an opportunity like this – to step out of Valerie’s shadow and really make a difference. But when things start going wrong on the ship, Naomi starts to suspect that someone on board is concealing a terrible secret – and realises time for life on Earth may be running out faster than they feared .
‘Through the novel’s fascinating premise Lam gives us plenty of food for thought about gender dynamics in our own world… Eerily prescient’ USA TODAY’
Looking for a thrilling ecofeminist sci-fi space opera to keep you glued to your seat during this pandemic? You’ve found it’ MS. MAGAZINE
‘INTERSTELLAR’S brain with THE HANDMAID’S TALE’s heart’ Chuck Wendig, author of WANDERERS
‘A perfect balance of beauty, thrills and hope’ Nick Clark Windo, author of THE FEED
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