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The Relativity Bomb (Sic Transit Terra Book 3)
Earth’s ancient past is coming home to roost...
Earth’s ancient past is coming home to roost, and it’s making Barry Novak, the Chief of Operations of the Earth Intelligence Service, very nervous.
First, a document written in an alien language surfaces at an archaeological site on Earth.
Then, a Stragori defector approaches Novak, offering another old document in exchange for sanctuary. This one was stolen from the alien’s home world. Once decoded, the document’s contents are mind-blowing.
Finally, an old enemy switches sides, bringing with him information that fills in the gaps and, if true, could rewrite the very definition of Humanity.
Earth isn’t yet ready to learn these truths. Making them public would cause worldwide xenophobia. So, Novak does the only thing he can think of. He sends them as far away as he can—to Daisy Hub.
In this eagerly awaited sequel to The Genius Asylum, long buried secrets arrive aboard the space station, carried by a mysterious one-eyed man who calls himself Max Karlov and claims to have been assigned there. But there are things happening on Daisy Hub that need to be kept “in the family”, and too many unanswered questions about this new crew member. Determined to unravel Karlov’s story, Townsend and his crew of maverick geniuses start digging for the truth. What they discover will shake them to their core.
About the Author:
Born and raised in Toronto, Arlene F. Marks began writing stories at the age of 6 and can't seem to stop. Although she's been published in multiple genres, her first love has always been speculative fiction. Her work has appeared in H.P. Lovecraft’s Magazine of Horror, Onder Magazine, and Daily Science Fiction. Her science fantasy novel, The Accidental God, was nominated for the 2015 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Arlene lives with her husband on Nottawasaga Bay but spends an inordinate amount of time in the Sic Transit Terra universe. [MORE]
"THE RELATIVITY BOMB is fast space adventure, done slick and done right. Not only is it a lot of fun, it keeps racing along, faster and faster. With humour and believable, interesting characters, and everything I want in the way of pure entertainment. This is a great series; can’t wait for the next one!" - Ed Greenwood
"It's all starting to come together in Sic Transit Terra's third book. New characters, weaving with old ones, begin to show us a very rich and very ancient tapestry. I love when answers lead to new questions. It makes me want to read more." -Michael Martineck, award-winning author of The Link Boy
"This thoughtful book sweeps you up in its whirlwind and carries you right to the last page, begging for more. A great addition to any sci-fi library, fast-paced and well written." - Blue Phoenix 21
"I am continuously impressed with the author’s ability to create a complex and morally ambiguous universe in an entertaining manner, laced with tension and humour." - Ken H
"To say that once begun this book is hard to put down, is an understatement." - Karleen Bradford
"...this book totally exceeded my expectations, as it is not the formulaic type of sci fi I've read in the past. Actually, The Relativity Bomb reads like a mix between a mystery novel and a thriller." - Bklvr
"This is my kind of sci-fi novel. Intricate characters, conspiracy, and secrets —ages old— explode into a smart, fascinating and high stakes sci-fi thriller" - Darryl Foster
"This is a fast-paced sci-fi plot filled with action and furthered by well-written dialogue. It’s easy to be swept breathlessly into the far reaches of the universe along with the characters..." - Debi
"I love how the author can develop characters that you seem to know and weave in philosophical and moral theories without interrupting the plot." - Dave P
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