The colony ship Intrepid is falling into a star.
The ship’s AI has lost control of the engines and core systems. Battling a saboteur who strives to isolate him, his last act is to wake Colonel Tanis Richards from stasis.
Tanis finds herself alone on a dying ship, unable to contact the AI. She must discover what has happened and save the Intrepid from burning up in the star’s angry red light.
Even if she is successful, the journey to the colony world of New Eden is just beginning. With decades of travel ahead, she will have to find a path in the darkness.
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Path is the PERFECT sequel to Outsystem. All of the backstory has beeen given in the first book so Path picks up right where Outsystem left off and its fantastic. It was so fast paced I had a hard time putting it down because I seriously felt like I was going to miss something.
I loved the dynamic of the crew being cut off, the implications of the ship limping along. Tanis showed a whole new set of skills and strength and I’m itching to read the next. I’m not much of a military Sci-if fan but the author has converted me a bit. Like I said in my Outsystem review, it reminds me so much of Outer Limits…..and that’s a HUGE compliment coming from me.
About the author:
Michael Cooper has been writing since the day he closed Return of the King and wanted more. He’s written a lot of fantasy that he never tried to get published, but one day decided to try his hand at science fiction, of which he has published one book (Outsystem) and is working on the sequel, A Path in the Darkness.
Michael is a software engineer at a company which builds sites and services around the open-source CMS named Drupal and enjoys the creativity involved in building web applications.
When not writing stories or code Michael is spending time with his wife and daughter, or doing carpentry–a hobby which he has been growing over the years.
His other interests include astronomy, cars and racing, blacksmithing, movies, and just about any creative work one can do.
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