Terraforming Mars: In the Shadow of Deimos by Jane Killick

In the Shadow of Deimos

A Terraforming Mars Novel

In the Shadow of Deimos

A Terraforming Mars Novel

By Jane Killick

Mars is the new frontier for humanity, as we launch an epic saga of inspiring planetary exploration set in the award-winning Terraforming Mars boardgame

Mars, 2316. The recently created Terraforming Committee arbitrates the dramatic development of Mars by powerful rival corporations. When a rogue asteroid crashes into a research center and kills its lone technician, the fragile balance between corporations is shattered. The World Government’s investigation into the accident reveals a multitude of motives, while a corporation insider stumbles on a dark conspiracy. Two Martians with very different agendas must navigate a trail of destruction and treachery to uncover the truth and expose those responsible, before Mars falls to Earth’s corruption. As lines blur between progress and humanity, Mars itself remains the biggest adversary of all.

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Mankind is on the brink of achieving a second planet to live on: Mars. Vast corporations spend fortunes to compete to transform the Red Planet into an environment where humanity can thrive. The potential rewards are enormous, the risks colossal. As the biosphere becomes habitable, immigration from Earth increases, and social and political pressures stress the already fierce corporate rivalry. While scientific advances are daily miracles, not everyone is working toward the same future. In a savage place like Mars, the smallest error can be lethal.

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Publication Details

Page Count: 352pp
Cover Art: René Aigner
Genre: Science Fiction

Paperback edition

US On Sale Date: September 28, 2021
UK On Sale Date: January 20, 2022
Paperback ISBN: 9781839080869
Paperback Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm

Ebook edition

Global Ebook On Sale Date: August 3, 2021
ebook ISBN: 9781839080876


Global On Sale: November 30, 2021
ISBN: 9781666190922

About the Author

JANE KILLICK is an author and journalist who juggles working for BBC Radio with a lifelong passion for science fiction. Alongside several series of original SF novels, she has also written numerous behind the scenes books, including Stasis Leaked Complete, a guide to TV show Red Dwarf, and a series on Babylon 5.

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“The Fryxelius brothers’ ‘Terraforming Mars’ gets its first book tie-in from Asmodee and its imprint Aconyte Books, in English and Danish.”
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Terraforming Mars: In the Shadow of Deimos by Jane Killick

Global Ebook On Sale: August 3, 2021
US Paperback On Sale: September 28, 2021
UK Paperback On Sale: January 20, 2022
Global Audiobook On Sale: November 30, 2021

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