One Way (Paperback)
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Paperback 336 Pages
Published: 23/08/2018
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A blend of classic mystery, Orange is the New Black and Andy Weir’s The Martian, One Way is a science-fiction thriller like no other.

Eight astronauts. One Killer. No way home.

There's a murderer amongst them, and everyone's a suspect…

Frank Kittridge is serving life for murdering his son's drug dealer, so when he's offered a deal by Xenosystems Operations - the corporation that owns the prison - he takes it.

He's been selected to help build the first permanent base on Mars. Unfortunately, his crewmates are just as guilty of their crimes as he is.

As the convicts set to work on the frozen wastes of Mars, the accidents multiply.

Until Frank begins to suspect they might not be accidents at all…

A nail-biting thriller set against the isolated hinterland of humanity’s outer-space frontier as the Financial Times has it, 'S.J. Morden's Agatha-Christie-in-space thriller accelerates to warp speed and becomes an engrossing whodunnit'.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781473222571
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 24 mm


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A claustrophobic, high-tension, survival-against-the-odds thriller. It paints a convincing picture of the lethal Martian environment as well as the growing terror of being incarcerated in a deadly prison with no way out. - GUARDIAN

An explosive thriller that blends science fiction with crime. - BIG ISSUE MAGAZINE

A rip-roaring thriller of a book that hits the ground running and doesn't stop until the final chapter - John Marrs, author of the bestselling/Radio 2 Book Club choice THE ONE

If Orange is the New Black was to meet The Martian. - TOR.COM

An intense, gripping sci-fi thriller - Adrian Tchaikovsky, Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author

One Way is what would happen if the crime and sci-fi genres got together and had a baby. Deeply immersive, chilling and atmospheric enough that you will believe yourself under a cold Martian sky. An utterly fabulous book! - Emma Kavanagh, bestselling author of FALLING and HIDDEN

S.J. Morden's Agatha-Christie-in-space thriller accelerates to warp speed and becomes an engrossing whodunnit . . . The red planet was never bloodier. - FINANCIAL TIMES

One Way is a great adventure story . . . It is also a great account and record of human endurance in the face of brutal, cruel and greedy authoritarian control - Forbidden Planet

A cracking read. A compelling vision of the near future inhabited by well motivated characters. It's a thrilling tale that grabs you and whips along to the very last breathless page. - Adam Hamdy, author of PENDULUM

Morden knows his stuff when it comes to space travel, the depiction of life on Mars is fascinating, and there's something chilling about the idea of being so far from home and so utterly beyond rescue. - SCIFINOW

One Way is a taut and claustrophobic hard SF thriller. Morden does a fantastic job of ratcheting up the tension like oxygen escaping from a pressurised Martian habitat - Gavin Smith

Twists and a series of betrayals abound along with much technical rigour and a strong touch of irony, making this a great, involving read. - CRIME TIME

One Way is a tense and dramatic thriller that entertains from beginning to end - SFBook Reviews

An exciting Mars-based thriller. - A NOVEL HAUL

One Way is a superb high-stakes SF murder mystery novel that paints a vivid and intense picture of a genuine effort to inhabit Mars . . . immensely enjoyable - Always Trust In Books

There is a satisfying hint of Andy Weir's The Martian. - CONCATENATION

A blend of classic mystery, Orange is the New Black and Andy Weir's The Martian, One Way is a science-fiction thriller like no other. - WATERSTONES.COM

A tense and claustrophobic murder-mystery-on-Mars - James Swallow, Sunday Times bestselling author of NOMAD

It's the gripping sense of believable physical experience in a wholly alien landscape that grabs the attention and brings the writing to vivid life - THE CRACK MAGAZINE

One Way delivers a compulsive, claustrophobic story where there is literally no way out and nowhere to hide. - SF CROWSNEST

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“A cross-genre thriller for fans of 'The Martian'”

'One Way' is a cross-genre sci-fi thriller in which 8 convicts are sent to Mars to set up a base ahead of NASA astronauts, who will be arriving at a later date. As they bump along together, getting on with... More

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3 similar books recommended
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“The rest of your life in prison, or building the fist base on Mars...?”

When Frank is offered the choice between the rest of his life in prison or going to Mars, the choice is pretty simple. Seven other convicts are offered the same choice, and all agreeing, they undergo months of... More

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1 similar book recommended
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“Life on Mars can be murder!”

A gripping and exciting read from beginning to end, One Way is a mixture of space thriller and Agatha Christie style whodunnit which will keep you reading to the very end. When Frank Kittridge is sentenced to life... More

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