Arthur C Clarke’s Venus Prime Books In Order
- Breaking Strain (1987)
- Maelstrom (1988)
- Hide and Seek (1989)
- The Medusa Encounter (1990)
- The Diamond Moon (1990)
- The Shining Ones (1991)
- The Gates of Heaven (1980)
- Re-entry (1981)
- Broken Symmetries (1983)
- Human Error (1985)
- Starfire (1988)
- Core (1993)
- Secret Passages (1997)
Arthur C Clarke’s Venus Prime Book Covers
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Paul Preuss Books Overview
‘ A combination of mystery and science fiction almost reaching the level of Isaac Asimov’s classic Lije Baley Daneel Olivaw novels.’ Chicago Sun Times Her code name is Sparta. Her beauty veils a mysterious past and abilities far surpassing those of a normal human. For she is more than human: Sparta is the first product of advanced biotech engineering. But now she is little more than a cipher to herself crucial memories of the past three years are locked away in the dark recesses of her brain. When the crippled freighter Star Queen arrives at Venus Station with a lone survivor on board, Sparta must risk her life to investigate what really happened during its deadly voyage in space. She must solve this mystery even as she unlocks another the truth behind her own identity…
This tautly paced story brings together the genius of Arthur C. Clarke and Paul Preuss, whose work has been described by The New York Times as ‘Lively, intelligent…
hard driving.’ Arthur C. Clarke is the world renowned author of such science fiction classics as 2001: A Space Odyssey, for which he shared an Oscar nomination with director Stanley Kubrick, and its popular sequels, 2010: Odyssey Two, 2061: Odyssey Three, and 3001: Final Odyssey; the highly acclaimed The Songs of Distant Earth; the bestselling collection of original short stories, The Sentinel; and over two dozen other books of fiction and non fiction. He received the Marconi International Fellowship in 1982. He resides in Sri Lanka, where he continues to write and consult on issues of science, technology, and the future. Paul Preuss began his successful writing career after years of producing documentary and television films and writing screenplays. He is the author of twelve novels, including Venus Prime, Volumes 1, 2, and 3, and the near future thrillers Core, Human Error, and Starfire. His non fiction has appeared in The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Besides writing, he has been a science consultant for several film companies. He lives in San Francisco, California. on.
The second volume of the spectacular science fiction thriller evolving from the works of Arthur C. Clarke, grandmaster of science fiction and author of 2001: a space odyssey.. Her code name is Sparta. Her beauty veils a mysterious past and abilities of superhuman dimension the product of advanced biotech engineering. When a team of scientists is trapped in the gaseous inferno of Venus, Sparta must risk her life to save them, unaware that her actions will help recover a mysterious artifact: irrefutable evidence of life on another planet. . As the secrets of the artifact are revealed, Sparta uncovers a mystery which may lead her to the truth of her own destiny. This gripping saga brings together the genius of Arthur C. Clarke and the talents of distinguished science fiction writer Paul Preuss. The book has an introduction by Arthur c. Clarke. You can share your thoughts about Arthur c.
the third volume in a series of science fiction thrillers evolving from the works of arthur c. clarke, grandmaster of science fiction and author of 2001: a space odyssey. Her code name is Sparta. Her beauty veils a mysterious past and abilities far surpassing those of a normal human?the first product of advanced biotech engineering. At long last, evidence of extraterrestrial life has been found: a plaque discovered on the edge of the north polar icecap on Mars. And when the theft of that alien artifact leads to two murders in the Labyrinth City, Sparta must risk her life?and her identity?to solve the case. As the mystery unravels, the investigation becomes a race across the stars to retrieve the plaque?a quest which will ultimately uncover even more evidence than Earth?s scientists have ever discovered! This star spanning adventure brings together the genius of Arthur C. Clarke and the talents of distinguished science fiction writer Paul Preuss. Introduction by arthur c. clarke. You can share your thoughts about Arthur C.
Recovering from a mission on Mars, Sparta finds herself the guest of the Space Board. But relaxation is short lived as Sparta soon sets out to investigate the Board itself. It appears that members of Free Spirit, a religious cult bent on galactical control, have infiltrated the Space Board.
the fifth volume in a series of science fiction thrillers evolving from the works of arthur c. clarke, grandmaster of science fiction and author of 2001: a space odyssey. Her code name is Sparta. Her beauty veils a mysterious past and abilities of superhuman dimension the product of advanced biotechnology. Much excitement has arisen throughout the galaxy over the exploration mission to Jupiter’s moon, Amalthea. Led by the renowned Professor J.Q.R. Forster, the dangerous expedition will lead its members to the surface of this strange moon and beyond. It is Sparta’s mission to monitor the trip on the part of the Board of Space Control. Her task becomes more threatening when Sir Randolph Mays, Forster’s rival and nemesis, ‘accidentally’ crash lands on Amalthea’s surface. Far from innocent, Mays has a plan for laying claim to Forster’s discoveries, and only Sparta is able to prevent sabotage. But what is Mays really after? And how will they all react to the discovery of an alien life form…
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The concluding volume in a series of science fiction thrillers evolving from the works of Arthur C. Clarke, grandmaster of science fiction and author of 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY. World renowned professor J.Q.R. Forster’s expedition to Jupiter’s moon has not proven uneventful. In a furious blaze of ice geysers, the moon’s surface rips off to reveal an ancient alien world ship. But when the world ship suddenly hurtles through space toward a black hole, Sparta must find out why, and soon, from a mysterious alien from an unknowable culture, little knowing that what is about to unfold will determine the future of Earth. As the alien ship charts it’s ancient course, the scheming Sir Randolph Mays and Sparta unwittingly head for their final battle through the eons in the midst of galactic civil war.
Anne Marie, a woman with a past, and her physicist husband Peter, attend a cutting edge physics conference in Greece only to be drawn to a fateful rendezvous on the island of Crete, where the history of an ancient civilization and the turbulent personal history of one man, the brilliant, brooding older scientist Minakis, collide to create new elements in all their lives.