Shadow on the Sun (Hardcover)

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Description


A sci-fi thrill ride--incredible action, inventive world-building, deadly humor, and more--for fans of movie classics such as Blade Runner and Mad Max This is the companion to Invisible Sun and Black Hole Sun, which Suzanne Collins, the author of The Hunger Games, called "imaginative and action-packed."

Characters return, new characters are introduced, and the action never stops. Readers embraced the first two books in acclaimed author David Macinnis Gill's trilogy about Durango, Mimi (his nano-implant with a biting wit), and Vienne (his second-in-command), calling the books non-put-downable, thrilling, funny, and totally satisfying. A surefire bet for fans of dystopian sci-fi, from The Hunger Games to Battlestar Galactica. Cinematic action, rapid-fire dialogue, a futuristic setting on a terraformed Mars, and tragic romance--Shadow on the Sun is an unstoppable adrenaline rush

About the Author


David Macinnis Gill is a former high school teacher. In a starred review, Kirkus called his first novel, Soul Enchilada, an "action-packed power-punch of a debut."

Praise for Shadow on the Sun…


Praise for Black Hole Sun:School Library Journal Best Book“Rockets readers to new frontiers . . . action-packed.”
-Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games

“Black Hole Sun grabbed me by the throat and didn’t let go until the last page. In the best tradition of Heinlein and Firefly, Black Hole Sun is for readers who like their books fast-paced, intense, and relentless. Buy it, read it, pass it on!”
-Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Wintergirls and Speak

“Science-fiction fans will cheer Durango on in his exploits and enjoy the twists in the novel’s satisfying conclusion.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)

“Fast-paced, compulsively readable, and outright funny.”
-The Horn Book

“Action, adventure, sci-fi, and horror buffs will all find this an almost perfect mix of all of the genres.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Prause for Invisible Sun:“Will leave readers eager for the next volume.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062073354
ISBN-13: 9780062073358
Published: Greenwillow Books, 03/01/2013
Pages: 424
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 9th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up