✓ New Life The Last DanceePUB By Martin L. Shoemaker – grisedalelodge.co.uk

The Last Dance At the heart of a mystery unfolding in space, the opposing forces make a treacherous journey between Earth and Mars.In space, mutiny means death that s why Inspector General Park Yerim is taking her investigation so seriously The alleged mutineer is Captain Nicolau Aames, whose command of the massive Earth Mars vessel Aldrin has come under fire The vast System Initiative says he disobeyed orders, but his crew swears he s in the right.En route to Mars, Park gathers testimony from the Aldrin s diverse crew, painting a complex picture of Aames s character his heroism, his failures, even his personal passions As the investigation unfolds, Park finds herself in the thrall of powerful interests, each pushing and pulling her in a fiery cosmic dance.Corruption, conflicting loyalties, and clashing accounts make it nearly impossible to see the truth in fifty million miles of darkness, and Park faces danger from every direction All eyes are on her one way or another, her findings will have astronomical implications for the Aldrin and the future of space travel. Best Read [ The Last Dance ] author [ Martin L. Shoemaker ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. Review of Kindle editionPublication date November 1, 2019Publisher 47NorthLanguage EnglishASIN B07KS83CGJ456 pagesThis novel is hard sci fi similar to that which I used to read in the 1960 s and 70 s Rather than very distant future science, the technical details are based on logical advances in current science, particularly some work by famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin Even with the emphasis on hard science, the story line and character development are not neglected There is a fascinating cas Review of Kindle editionPublication date November 1, 2019Publisher 47NorthLanguage EnglishASIN B07KS83CGJ456 pagesThis novel is hard sci fi similar to that which I used to read in the 1960 s and 70 s Rather than very distant future science, the technical details are based on logical advances in current science, particularly some work by famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin Even with the emphasis on hard science, the story line and character development are not neglected There is a fascinating cast of characters, including one of the most competent yet difficult commanding officers in fiction The story centers around charges of disobedience of orders and mutiny against Captain Aames by his enemies who seem to be legion and include the admirals and political types who command the System Initiative Only the inspector general s office and their conscientious investigator and their commanding admiral can possible p...

  2. An excellent novel I got it absolutely by chance as it featured in theprime email with the selection for the beginning of the month free prime book which I generally ignore as I already have enough books on deck so to speak , but the title, synopsis, and cover of this one attracted my attention and then I saw some very enthusiastic reviews, so I decided to give it a try and while the first few pages are kind of boring and almost made me put it aside, I did my usual routine on promi An excellent novel I got it absolutely by chance as it featured in theprime email with the selection for the beginning of the month free prime book which I generally ignore as I already have enough books on deck so to speak , but the title, synopsis, and cover of this one attracted my attention and then I saw some very enthusiastic reviews, so I decided to give it a try and while the first few pages are kind of boring and almost made me put it aside, I did my usual routine on promising books that do not hook me early and s...

  3. Good Reading I enjoyed this book The author did an excellent job of creating characters whose stories came to life via an effective combination of introspective thoughts, off the record conversations and formal depositions.The setting of the Express train between Earth and Mars was described in the very first chapter showing where this was based on astronaut Buzz Aldrin s plan Cyclic Trajectory Concepts, published in 1985 I admit that I didn t really understand the concept after reading ch Good Reading I enjoyed this book The author did an excellent job of creating characters whose stories came to life via an effective combination of introspective thoughts, off the record conversations and formal depositions.The setting of the Express train between Earth and Mars was described in the very first chapter showing where this was based on astronaut Buzz Aldrin s plan Cyclic Trajectory Concepts, published in 1985 I admit that I didn t really understand the concept after reading chapter 1 By the time I finished the book, I understood it completel...

  4. I m not a regular reader of science fiction but what I m looking for when I do read it is to encounter imagination, entertainment and hopefully if I m lucky to gain a little knowledge On all three counts Martin L Shoemaker has succeeded here Reading from the author s notes and biography it is clear that he is well versed on the mechanics and requirements of space travel to Mars, indeed he describes himself as a programmer who writes on the side From this technical basis he has used his imagi I m not a regular reader of science fiction but what I m looking for when I do read it is to encounter imagination, entertainment and hopefully if I m lucky to gain a little knowledge On all three counts Martin L Shoemaker has succeeded here Reading from the author s notes and biography it is clear that he is well versed on the mechanics and requirements of space travel to Mars, indeed he describes himself as a programmer who writes on the side From this technical basis he has used his imagination to envisage how later in the 21st Century space travel to Mars might look However at the heart of the book is an examination of some pretty basic human attributes including greed, duplicity, power, loyalty and trust Of all it is the latter that predominates in this story for ultimately it is the most important thing that one must have in others and especially the captain of a vessel as it leaves the Earth for outer space.The plot revolves ar...

  5. This is a sci fi novel It narrates the investigation followed by a military inspector about mutiny in a sort of a big spaceship around 2080 Through the log of the investigation, one discovers the personality of the Captain that was leading the vessel at the time.The story is interesting, but the narrative is irregular The preface tells the idea of the vessel a Martian Cycler Which is quite interesting personally I didn t know about Cyclers , but it is written as outside of the novel Simi This is a sci fi novel It narrates the investigation followed by a military inspector about mutiny in a sort of a big spaceship around 2080 Through the log of the investigation, one discovers the personality of the Captain that was leading the vessel at the time.The story is interesting, but the narrative is irregular The preface tells the idea of the vessel a Martian Cycler Whic...

  6. Can t fault itThere is no single flaw in any part of this book It s a very complex story, perfectly executed.Stupid people won t like it, but they don t generally read science fiction to start with.That the characters are as well drawn as the science is clearly explained may be its only drawback This is the work of a person who understands people Of all the current and past science fiction authors of whom I am aware, only C.J Cherryh and the late Sherri S Tepper have such a firm grip on cha Can t fault itThere is no single flaw in any part of this book It s a very complex story, perfectly executed.Stupid people won t like it, but they don t generally read science fiction to start with.That the characters are as well drawn as the science is clearly explained may be its only drawback This is the work of a person who understands people Of all the current and past science fiction authors of whom I am aware, only C.J Ch...

  7. A Hybrid Science Fiction Mystery Novel set aboard a vessel which is as much a city as it is a ship.N.C.I.S In Space Space Pace Ace Sort of, in a way, if you close one eye and look at it sideways For I.G Park Yergim the case begins with an order to catch a shuttle in seven minutes to take her to the I.S Aldrin to investigate the charge of mutiny against the Captain and crew of that vessel and render her verdict Unfortunately, events continue to race ahead as Admirals, billionaires, and c A Hybrid Science Fiction Mystery Novel set aboard a vessel which is as much a city as it is a ship.N.C.I.S In Space Space Pace Ace Sort of, in a way, if you close one eye and look at it sideways For I.G Park Yergim the case begins with an order to catch a shuttle in seven minutes to take her to the I.S Aldrin to investigate the charge of mutiny against the Captain and crew of that vessel and render her verdict Unfortunately, events continue to...

  8. You care so you finish butGood characters you care about them and want to know how it all ends up But very long winded and the stories within the story become repetitive, too detailed for the purpose they serve opinions will vary in this i am sure and too man...

  9. Interesting I hadn t read any science fiction for years but this intrigued me I found the start slow going but persevered and was glad I had The plot builds to a fascinating tale showing how truth is a matter of perspective The characters are well...

  10. Excellent first novelAlthough some readers may get bogged down in the technical details, the careful, deliberate unfolding of the story, the delineation of the human interactions, and the realistic nature of this near future exploration all combine to create a compelling story with a mo...

  11. Remarkable work of science fiction Can t speak highly enough for this author This is the first piece of his that I have read, but plan to read everything I can find For sci go lovers, space travel, mystery, and lovers of well developed charactersenjoy the book.

  12. Great story, couldn t stop reading it.First time I have read this author, thank youPrime Loved the characters, the setting, and the plot Shoemaker has crafted a captivating novel Please read it.

  13. Finished this in a day, it really was a can t put it down read I haven t read any other book by this author but I will rectify that hole in reading pleasure as soon as I have finished this It s brilliant and very highly recommended.

  14. Looking forward to a sequelOne of the best technical sci fi books I have ever read Worthy of being on the shelf with authors like Kim Stanley Robinson and David Brin Wonderful character development, and believable plot twists.