Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “End in Fire” as Want to Read:
End in Fire
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

End in Fire

3.74 of 5 stars 3.74  ·  rating details  ·  43 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Astronaut Claire Logan is living her dream working on the space station Unity. But two days before her mission ends, Earth is engulfed in nuclear war. Stranded, helpless, and desperate to contact her family, Claire refuses to give up. But when the crippled Unity rescues a Chinese space station from certain death, Claire discovers that the war on Earth has come to space-and ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published June 7th 2005 by Roc
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about End in Fire, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about End in Fire

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 92)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Lauren Huibregtse
This is the second book of Syne Mitchell's work that I've read- and it was pretty different from the first, even though they both involved space. This book gripped me as a thriller and made it hard to put down- even though there were occasional holes in the captivating writing. I would recommend this to my friends... just not as a great piece of literature. It holds its value purely off of entertainment.
Andreas
This is a rather neat and tidy near future thriller about the crew of a space station and how they survive a limited nuclear war. Left to fend for themselves, they must make their way back to Earth before their station fails around them.

The story has few characters but a lot of plot twists. It is certainly engaging although sometimes you have to squint hard in order not to see the gaping holes in the plot. For example, I had a hard time believing that all the spacecraft reconfigurations and traj
...more
Michelle
After months of reading lit-rature and fantasy, reading this hard sf novel felt like slipping on a pair of old comfy socks.

This book has it all: nuclear war, dire situations in space that seem insurmountable but for the plucky crew, a protagonist who's believable and flawed, and totally believable science.

I'll be looking for her other novels now.
Andy Seiler
Andy Seiler marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2015
Davin_x
Davin_x marked it as to-read
Dec 22, 2014
David Wilens
David Wilens marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2014
Emily
Emily marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2014
Leah
Leah marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2014
Olivia Lawless
Olivia Lawless marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2014
Finn
Finn added it
Nov 17, 2013
Karen Marin
Karen Marin marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2013
L
L marked it as to-read
Aug 05, 2013
Ty
Ty marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2013
Christine Flanigan
Christine Flanigan marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2013
Aleece Meliet
Aleece Meliet marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2013
William
William marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2013
Ruth
Ruth marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
527822
Wife of Eric S Nylund

Syne Mitchell (born 1970) is a novelist in the science fiction genre.[1] She has a bachelor's degree in business administration and master's degree in physics. She lives in Seattle, Washington and is married to author Eric S. Nylund. Her first science fiction novel was Murphy’s Gambit which won the Compton Crook Award in 2001. She subsequently published the first installment o
...more
More about Syne Mitchell...
The Changeling Plague The Last Mortal Man: Book One Of the Deathless Technogenesis Murphy's Gambit Weaving Large on a Little Loom: Discover the Amazing Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »