Synopses & Reviews
Two science fiction mastersJack McDevitt and Mike Resnickteam up to deliver a classic thriller in which one man uncovers the hidden history of the United States space program
Houston, we have a problem
Formerly a cynical, ambitious PR man, Jerry Culpepper finally found a client he could believe in when he was hired as NASAs public affairs director. Proud of the Agencys history and sure of its destiny, he was thrilled to be a part of its future.
But public disinterest and budget cuts changed that future. Now, a half century after the first Moon landing, Jerry feels like the only one with stars in his eyes.
Then a fifty-year-old secret about the Apollo XI mission is revealed, and he finds himself embroiled in the biggest controversy of the twenty-first century, one that will test his abilityand his willingnessto spin the truth about a conspiracy of reality-altering proportions...
“McDevitt and Resnick take us along on a well-written ride through all sorts of back-door deals and hidden secrets before they tell us what really happened...as they rewrite history in a way that doesnt conflict with what we think we know.”—Florida-Times Union
“The apparent cover-up conspiracy at the heart of (the novel) is unpeeled back layer by layer through and elaborate series of plot twists and turns.”—Jessup Press Sentinel
“The authors expertly crank up the tension and maintain it throughout via a suite of thoroughly believable characters.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
The acclaimed classic novel by the Philip K. Dick Award-winning author--the far-future story of one man's quest to discover the truth behind a galactic war hero--is reissued.
The acclaimed classic novel and fan favorite—the far-future story of one man's quest to discover the truth behind a galactic war hero.
About the Author
is a former naval officer, taxi driver, English teacher, customs officer, and motivational trainer, and is now a full-time writer. His novel Seeker
won a Nebula Award, and he is a multiple Nebula Award finalist. He lives in Georgia with his wife, Maureen.
Mike Resnick has won five Hugos (from a record thirty-six nominations), a Nebula, and other major awards in the US, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, Catalonia, and Poland. Hes the author of seventy-one novels, more than two hundred and fifty short stories, and three screenplays, and is the editor of forty-one anthologies. His work has been translated into twenty-seven languages.