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Detonation Event

(Mars Wars #1)

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For decades the Space Consortium of America has searched for new ways to harvest resources beyond an increasingly depleted Earth. The ultimate plan is about to be ignited. So is the ultimate threat to humankind . . .
 
DETONATION EVENT
 
Battle-hardened Captain Ry Devans and his crew of the Mars Orbiting Station-1 are part of a bold plan: resurrect the active molten cores o
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Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Published February 5th 2019 by Rebel Base Books
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Jypsy
I'm waiting for earth to colonize mars. In the meantime, I'll just read various scenarios of this event. I found Detonation Event intriguing and complex. The premise is a bit typical with mars, a rouge virus, bad guys, etc. Despite this, it's an entertaining read for anyone who enjoys mars related fiction. The characters are likeable and the pace is good. A good read overall.
Lilyn G. | Sci-Fi & Scary
Review to come.

Disclaimer: I've received a copy of this book from the publisher for review consideration.
Jo  (Mixed Book Bag)
Feb 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
As the title suggests this starts out with a bang and one that arrives ahead of time. At its heart is the battle between those who want all efforts made on Earth and those who see space as part of the salvation of humans. I found a lot of this new and interesting. There are the changes to humans that most of us would not think are good changes. While the detonation event is part of the story there is also another event that has to be faced. As the story progresses the two events are woven togeth ...more
Brandon
Feb 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Overall, a pretty enjoyable read. Some of the dialogue was pretty meh, but the plot was well structured and left me curious and interested in book 2.
Mark
Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is an entertaining sci fi thriller. As population soars on earth, two main divisions occur politically. One group wants to destroy humans to save earth and the other wants to expand into space and make money. Both sides have villains and good guys, however the best are the independents who want to save mankind by saving themselves. This first novel in a series sets things up very nicely for a long haul of thrilling novels as mankind proves once again that we have met the enemy, and he is us ...more
John Karr
Nov 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm the author, so it was fantastic!
Read Ng
Jan 07, 2019 rated it liked it
This was a GoodReads giveaway win of a Kindle ebook.

This is part 1 of a series and reads as a complete book. Not a big cliff hanger ending.

I am much more of a hard science type of person, so I had some issues with the concept of kickstarting a molten core on Mars with a series of timed thermonuclear explosions. But I moved ahead. There was also a total disregard for gravity and the distances needed to be traversed in the real physical universe. Again, I just tried to move ahead.

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Steve Bender
Jan 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Really thrilling space opera. The action is fast and furious and the story is really good. Highly Recommended
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John Andrew Karr (also John A. Karr) writes of the strange and spectacular. He is the author of a handful of independent and small press novels and novellas, including the upcoming Mars Wars science fiction series via Kensington Books’ Rebel Base imprint. Short stories have appeared in New Reader Magazine, Flame Tree Publishing's Pirates & Ghosts (2017) and Crime & Mystery (2016) anthologi ...more