A Grey Moon Over China

A Grey Moon Over China

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Army engineer Eduardo Torres is caught up in the world's raging oil wars when he stumbles onto the plans for a quantum-energy battery. This remarkable device could slow civilization's inevitable descent into environmental disaster, but Torres has other plans. Forming a private army, he uses the device to revive an abandoned space colonization effort in an ambitious campaign to lead humanity to a new life in a distant solar system. The massive endeavour faces many challenges before the fleet finally embarks for the Holzstein System many light-years away. But even as the feuding colonists struggle to carve out homes on alien worlds, they discover that they have not left their old conflicts and inner demons behind. Nor are they alone on this new frontier. Awaiting them are inhuman beings who strike without warning or explanation - and who may spell the end to humanity's last hope.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 106.68 x 167.64 x 27.94mm | 272.15g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765361051
  • 9780765361059
  • 1,797,720

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"Inventive, disturbing, intriguingly populated, and utterly fascinating: an altogether remarkable debut." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)."show more

About Thomas A. Day

THOMAS A. DAY works as a forensic software and intellectual property analyst, serving as an expert witness in high-stakes technology litigation. He lives with his wife and two sons in Portland, Oregon.show more

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