The Darwin Elevator (Dire Earth Cycle)

Jason M. Hough


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Jason M. Hough’s pulse-pounding debut combines the drama, swagger, and vibrant characters of Joss Whedon’s Firefly with the expertise of sci-fi writer John Scalzi.
 
within the mid-23rd century, Darwin, Australia, stands because the final human urban on the earth. the area has succumbed to an alien plague, with many of the inhabitants reworked into senseless, savage creatures. The planet’s refugees flock to Darwin, the place an area elevator—created by means of the architects of this apocalypse, the Builders—emits a plague-suppressing aura.
 
Skyler Luiken has a unprecedented immunity to the plague. subsidized through a global workforce of fellow “immunes,” he leads missions into the harmful barren region past the aura’s area to discover the assets Darwin must stave off cave in. but if the Elevator begins to malfunction, Skyler is tapped—along with the intense scientist, Dr. Tania Sharma—to resolve the secret of the failing alien expertise and shop the ragged remnants of humanity.

Praise for The Darwin Elevator
 
“A hell of a enjoyable book.”—James S. A. Corey, New York instances bestselling writer of Abaddon’s Gate

“[Jason M.] Hough’s first novel combines the rapid-fire motion and remarkable characters linked to Joss Whedon’s short-lived Firefly television sequence with the accessibility and medical acumen of [James S. A.] Corey’s ‘Expanse’ series.”Library Journal (starred review)
 
“The better part approximately alien tales is their secret, and Jason Hough is aware that like no different. Full of compelling characters and thick with tension, The Darwin Elevator can provide either depression and wish besides a big dose of ask yourself. It’s a outstanding debut, and Hough can take my funds at any time when he writes something from now on.”—Kevin Hearne, New York Times bestselling writer of The Iron Druid Chronicles
 
“Newcomer Hough monitors a expertise for creative plotting and real looking discussion, and the brisk pacing and cliffhanger finishing will preserve readers enthralled and eagerly looking ahead to the following installment.”Publishers Weekly
 
“Jason M. Hough does a very good activity with this massive tale. the area of Darwin and the Elevator is deliciously advanced and pleasing. Skyler, Tania, and all of the different characters are delightfully drawn and enjoyable to spend time with. . . . the tale unfolds with simply the correct stability of excessive experience, espionage, humor, and emotional truth. . . . once you end, you’ll wish more.”Analog
 
A debut novel in contrast to any other . . . this can be whatever specified. whatever iconic. The Darwin Elevator is filled with majesty and sweetness, secret and mayhem, colourful characters and insidious schemes.”SF Signal
 
“Fun, action-packed and unique . . . a definite contender for technology fiction debut of the year!”Pat’s myth Hotlist
 
“Claustrophobic, severe, and fulfilling . . . I couldn’t positioned this publication down. The Darwin Elevator depicts a terrifying international, suspends it from a fragile thread, and forces you to learn with held breath as you expect the inevitable fall.”—Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling writer of Wool

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