Artemis

Author
Andy Weir 
Summary
<b>The bestselling author of <i>The Martian</i> returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon.</b><br /><br />Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s owed for a long time.<br /> &#xa0;<br /> So when a chance at a huge score finally comes her way, Jazz can’t say no. Sure, it requires her to graduate from small-time smuggler to full-on criminal mastermind. And it calls for a particular combination of cunning, technical skills, and large explosions—not to mention sheer brazen swagger. But Jazz has never run into a challenge her intellect can’t handle, and she figures she’s got the ‘swagger’ part down. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> The trouble is, engineering the perfect crime is just the start of Jazz’s problems. Because her little heist is about to land her in the middle of a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> Trapped between competing forces, pursued by a killer and the law alike, even Jazz has to admit she’s in way over her head. She’ll have to hatch a truly spectacular scheme to have a chance at staying alive and saving her city. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> Jazz is no hero, but she is a very good criminal. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> That’ll have to do. <br /> &#xa0;<br /> Propelled by its heroine’s wisecracking voice, set in a city that’s at once stunningly imagined and intimately familiar, and brimming over with clever problem-solving and heist-y fun, <i>Artemis </i>is another irresistible brew of science, suspense, and humor from #1 bestselling author Andy Weir.
Genre
Adventure  Books  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Science Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  High Tech 
Price
$13.99
Average User Rating
4.0
User Rating Count
576
Release Date
2017-11-14


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