“If writers like Isaac Asimov, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Arthur C. Clarke were alive today, they’d be releasing stories like Denver Moon.” — Blueink Review, Starred Review
It’s been more than two years since Denver Moon discovered that alien shapeshifters infiltrated Mars Colony. Their attempts at human mind-control have failed, but when Denver opens a vault beneath a terraforming facility, she discovers what they really want: to exterminate all inhabitants of the Red Planet. Tatsuo Moon—Denver’s grandfather and the co-founder of Mars City—has been gravely injured. To save him, Denver will need the help not only of her friends, Smith, Nigel, and Navya, but also of humanity’s archenemy, Doctor Werner.
To save Mars, she’ll need a miracle.
“This gripping Martian adventure pits a detective against bug aliens and human tragedy.” — BookLife Review, Editor’s Pick
The Thirteen of Mars is the third and final entry in the two-time Colorado Book Award nominated series. Written by Colorado Book Award winner Warren Hammond, author of the KOP series (Tor Books) and Tides of Maritinia (Harper Voyager), and Colorado Book Award winner Joshua Viola, editor of the bestselling anthology It Came from the Multiplex: ‘80s Midnight Chillers (Hex Publishers). Available October 11, 2022.
The Denver Moon series also includes Metamorphosis, a 2018 Bram Stoker Award preliminary ballot contender in the graphic novel category—written by Hammond and Viola, illustrated by video game artist Aaron Lovett (Monster Train), and a limited-edition soundtrack scored by prolific Hollywood musician Klayton (Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), known for a blend of musical styles. Klayton’s music has been featured in numerous movies, games, and TV shows. The Denver Moon soundtrack includes his original track, “Red Planet,” as well as music from his other projects: Celldweller, Circle of Dust and Scandroid.
“Radiant prose and characters propel this exhilarating, fully charged sequel.” — Kirkus Reviews
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