In the far reaches of space, a group of tourists board a small vessel for what will be the trip of a lifetime - in more ways than one...They are embarking on a tour around Sigma Station - a remote mining facility and luxury hotel with stunning views of the Horsehead Nebula.During the course of the trip, a mysterious ship with devastating advanced technology attacks the Station. Their pilot's quick evasive action means that the tour group escape with their lives - but as the dust settles, they realize they may be the only survivors . . .Adrift in outer space, out of contact with civilization, and on a vastly under-equipped ship, these passengers are out of their depth. Their chances of getting home are close to none, and with the threat of another attack looming they must act soon - or risk perishing in the endless void of space....
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I've been reading a lot of space-related science fiction lately, so I was excited to have an opportunity to read Adrift--and even more excited that it turned out be another great space book!
Adrift takes place in a futuristic world in which space travel is common and traveling through wormholes is also possible. The war between Frontier and the Colonies has been wrapped up for ten years and the two groups are working on settling a peace treaty betwee ...more
Weiß nicht was die anderen User hier so herum mosern. Im Gegensatz zu denen konnte ich mit dieser Geschichte was anfangen. Ich hoffe auf eine Fortsetzung von Herrn Boffard! Vielen Dank
Perhaps a few too many coincidences?
Perhaps too many children? There were 2 which is too many!
Listened to the audible version but never really liked the narrator's voice,
not bad just didn't really jive with me.
Such a great read! Review to come soon!
went in directions I was not expecting, worth reading
Rob Boffard does it again with an amazingly tense, and at times claustrophobic sci-fi thriller that keeps you glued until the last page.
Sigma Station is in the middle of knowhere, connected by a portal, a way of travelling vast distances across the galaxy, it has become a by word for luxury, as a hotel to unwind and view the horsehead nebula.
Hannah is a rookie, she takes on an assignment as a tour guide on one of the stations tourist ships, which although small, take bands of tourists on excursi ...more
I had a hard time getting through this. While there seldom was dull moments, the uncompelling characters, uneven plot and bad writing made reading it a chore.
*copy from Netgalley in exchange for a review*
Adrift is the latest sci-fi novel from Rob Boffard, also known for his rather good ‘Outer Earth’ series.
The premise is an intriguing on. Following an attack by an unknown force, a small personnel shuttle is cast loose with a group of passengers inside. Damaged and alone, the passengers have no obvious way home, no way to signal for help, and only each other to rely on. That tension, the sense of being in a fragile bubble when the environment is activ ...more