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When an unrelenting universe threatens to end Earth in an instant, one man could make a difference . . .


In a small North Carolina college town, a disillusioned math professor, Drew Bauer, discovers the sun is dying. His abandoned research could hold the key to survival, but he needs more information, and he needs help against the growing conspiracy to stop him. Trenton Sm
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Published October 2nd 2015 by swanfall
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Wendy
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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"Before The Sun Hits" an intoxicating scientific thriller begins when Drew Bauer a math professor at Meriden, a small North Carolina college discovers that the sun's dying and will soon explode. Kidnapped by Trenton Smith the egotistical billionaire who plans to survive the cataclysm at the cost of Earth's inhabitants, Drew must escape his underground research facility, and bring results that could save millions to the President. With scientist Liza Maddox and his engineering friend Joe Sandusk ...more
Norma
Sep 09, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016, audio, s-f
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""Like ants in a glass farm...""
I listened to this book several days ago and am finding this review difficult. I received a complementary copy from the right's holder, via Audiobook Boom in exchange for an honest review and it is not an easy task to give one when conflicted. So I guess I had best simply put forward a few observations.
Firstly, I really enjoyed the book. As a thriller, it was quite exciting on more than one front. Firstly, the task - save th
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S.L. Hoyte
Nov 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
BEFORE THE SUN HITS

Arthur Swan
Swanfall (2015)
ISBN 9780996560504
Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (01/16)

“Before the Sun Hits” by Arthur Swan is an exciting, action-packed sci-fi thriller in which a merciless universe threatens to destroy the earth. We first meet Drew Bauer, a math professor at a small North Carolina college, who, while working on a high-priority initiative for the Chancellor, discovers the sun is dying. Professor Bauer, known for
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Feb 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
BEFORE THE SUN HITS

Arthur Swan
Swanfall (2015)
ISBN 9780996560504
Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (01/16)

“Before the Sun Hits” by Arthur Swan is an exciting, action-packed sci-fi thriller in which a merciless universe threatens to destroy the earth. We first meet Drew Bauer, a math professor at a small North Carolina college, who, while working on a high-priority initiative for the Chancellor, discovers the sun is dying. Professor Bauer, known for
...more
Robert D
Sep 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
This novel is a fast paced technological thriller that quickly engrosses the reader in Professor Bauer’s dilemma of how to contribute to the team of scientists trying to prevent a world catastrophe. The team is being controlled by a powerful and wealthy oil magnate who measures up to a James Bond villain. The author enriches his plot with vivid descriptions of computer simulations and renderings, the world of academia, and North Carolina and California landscapes. The young woman scientist on th ...more
Bob Gregory
Oct 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
An engaging thriller that is hard to put down. A college math professor from a small college finds is recruited to save the world from doom that is rapidly approaching. He is assisted by an attractive and competent women. They become close as they struggle against time and against an unknown, powerful, and ruthless villain who is determined to make them fail. The twists and turns in the plot are unpredictable. One obstacle after another has to be overcome with time running out. The intensity of ...more
Emily Simmons
Nov 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a book you won't want to put down once you start. Exciting from start to finish, you can't wait to figure out if, and how, humanity survives the exploding of the sun!
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Sep 07, 2015 rated it liked it
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Karen
Sep 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Once I got started, I could not put the book down. It was a great sci-fi thriller. I would recommend the book.
Melanie Wilson
Sep 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Before the Sun Hits
I loved this book. A thriller that I did not want to put down.
Hope there is more to come.
I received this book through GOODREADS First Reads Giveaway
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Arthur Swan lives in Los Angeles with his wife Jen. Originally from North Carolina, he moved to LA in 2000 to work in the movie industry.

He can be found hiking high climbs in early fog before the sun burns through as mist vanishes to blue sky, or otherwise, he’s probably trying to write.