Artemis

A Novel
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The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller--a heist story set on the moon.
 
Jazz Bashara is a criminal.
 
Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.
 
Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she's stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.

Praise

Advance Praise for Artemis:
 
“Weir has done the impossible—he’s topped The Martian with a sci-fi-noir-thriller set in a city on the moon. What more do you want from life? Go read it!”– Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter
 
Everything you could hope for in a follow-up to The Martian: another smart, fun, fast-paced adventure that you won’t be able to put down.” – Ernest Cline, New York Times bestselling author of Ready Player One


“A superior near-future thriller…with a healthy dose of humor.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“An exciting, whip-smart, funny thrill-ride…one of the best science fiction novels of the year.” Booklist (starred review)
 
“Narrated by a kick-ass leading lady, this thriller has it all – a smart plot, laugh-out-loud funny moments, and really cool science.” Library Journal (starred review)
 
Praise for The Martian:

“Brilliant…a celebration of human ingenuity [and] the purest example of real-science sci-fi for many years.” —Wall Street Journal

“A gripping survival story.” —New York Times

“Terrific…a crackling good read.”—USA Today  

“A marvel…Robinson Crusoe in a space suit.”—Washington Post

“Impressively geeky…the technical details keep the story relentlessly precise and the suspense ramped up.” —Entertainment Weekly

“A story for readers who enjoy thrillers, science fiction, non-fiction, or flat-out adventure.” —Associated Press

“Utterly nail-baiting and memorable.”—Financial Times

“A hugely entertaining novel that reads like a rocket ship afire.”—Chicago Tribune

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