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Murder forces the unlikeliest of allies.

On the eve of the planet Ileri's historic vote to join the Commonwealth, the assassination of a government minister threatens to shatter everything. Private investigator Noo Okereke and spy Meiko Ogawa join forces with police chief Toiwa to investigate - and discover clues that point disturbingly toward a threat humanity thought they had escaped.

A threat that could destroy Ileri and spark an interplanetary war...unless the disparate team can work together to solve the mystery. 

©2021 John Appel (P)2021 Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing

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  • Henry Reimert
  • 31-07-21

A Sci-fi thriller that delivers!

I will start with a question - will there be more coming? I want to know if I can expect more of this universe that John Appel crafted in his debut novel. I always enjoy novels where I need to know more, what happens next, what happened before, etc. And I think John accomplished that. He told a story of a murder that involved mystery and military action all peppered in a future that has an intriguing past.

The audiobook version had the perfect narrator. She made the dialog immersive and each character had a distinct voice.

Well done all around!