Offworld - eBook  -     By: Robin Parrish
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Offworld - eBook

Bethany House / 2009 / ePub

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Product Description

The return of NASA's first manned mission to Mars was supposed to be a momentous day. But when the crew loses touch with ground control before entry, things look bleak. Safe after a treacherous landing, the crew emerges to discover the unthinkable--every man, woman, child, and animal has vanished without a trace. Alone now on their home planet, the crew sets out to discover where everyone has gone--and how to get them back--only to discover they may not be as alone as they thought.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9781441205544
ISBN-13: 9781441205544
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

A fast-paced thriller as 4 astronauts return from a Mars mission to find everyone on earth gone--but they are not as alone as they think.

Author Bio

Robin Parrish has written for over a decade as a journalist on the cutting edge of Christian culture, from books and music to film. Robin, his wife, and their son live in High Point, North Carolina.

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  1. Val9167
    Charlotte, NC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Wow, great read!
    December 3, 2013
    Val9167
    Charlotte, NC
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    This is the first Parrish book for me, and I'm definitely a fan now. This book was easy to read and the story outstanding!
  2. Jennifer @ Quiverfullfamily.com
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Fun, Action Filled, Surprisng
    July 12, 2012
    Jennifer @ Quiverfullfamily.com
    When astronaut Commander Christopher Burke and his crew return from Mars to Earth they find the planet deserted. Embarking on a journey across a bleak, abandoned landscape they search for signs of life - for clues as to what took place. As the crew struggles to stay together and maintain some sort of order they desperately attempt to solve the puzzle of the missing populace (just as you will as you read along with their journey).

    Robin Parrish has this knack of writing books with great hooks. They just keep you reading, wondering where Parrish will lead you, and trying to figure out what's going on. Offworld - while it may not end up ANYWHERE near where you expect it to - is a great example of this trait of Parrish's novels. I can't really say more about the reason everyone is missing without removing the suspense that is so titillating, but it's unexpected, and pretty far out there.

    For people who don't like their sci-fi/speculative fiction to be mixed up with too much romance, Parrish is always a good bet as well - while there is a very subtle theme of romantic devotion in the novel - it's just that, very subtle, and always takes a backseat to action, adventure, and ‘what's going on here?!'

    In the same vein, while Parrish is classified as Christian fiction, he's pretty hands-off, keeping mentions of God brief - so brief in fact that his work is amongst the more cross-over style titles available from Bethany House. Thankfully the writing is style is still clean (no language), but you can expect some somewhat gory fight scenes. This is a fun read for those looking for some sci-fi, adventure-style escapism without having to deal with the explicit sensuality that much mainstream sci-fi contains.
  3. Army Mom
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    June 22, 2012
    Army Mom
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    For science fiction fan's this is a must read! Fast-paced, mysterious, with touches of creepy mixed in. Although I was slightly disappointed in who the author chose to create the ending, (but out of all the people I know that have read this book, I'm the only one that felt that way) if you are looking for something different, this is the book you want.
  4. Rocketdog57
    Dallas, TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Fun light summer reading.
    June 23, 2011
    Rocketdog57
    Dallas, TX
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This was a fun book and kept my interest throughout. Great for a fun summer read!
  5. susiepogo
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    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Book
    April 21, 2011
    susiepogo
    Saint Petersburg, Fl
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book keeps your interest right from the first page. It is a "can't put down book". Very exciting scenes throughout the whole book. If it were a movie you would be on the edge of your seat. Very, very good. Try it you'll love it.
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