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Burnout: the mystery of Space Shuttle…

Burnout: the mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281

by Stephanie Osborn

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Burnout seems more like mystery than science fiction, but there are some science fiction aspects to it as well as a touch of romance. It has a number of interesting twists and turns that make it hard to put down. I also had to force myself not to look ahead. While the focus of the plot is the space shuttle, there's actually a lot more to it. It has a glossary in the back but there's just enough technical terms to make it realistic without becoming a burden. I thought it was a fun read and never got bored with it at all. ( )
  sydneyh | Nov 24, 2009 |
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Burnout is a SF mystery about a Space Shuttle disaster that turns out to be no accident. As the true scope of the disaster is uncovered by the principle investigators, "Crash" Murphy and Dr. Mike Anders, they find themselves running for their lives as friends, lovers and co-workers involved in the investigation perish around them."Hard-edged SF that wraps a compelling mystery around "this is the real thing' space science. Burnout is tight, tense, and gripping -- Osborn tells a damn good story, and tells it well." ~ Holly Lisle, author of The Ruby Key: Moon and Sun I.… (more)

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