Books by D.M. Pruden

The Ares Weapon

The Ares Weapon

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Series: Mars Ascendant, Book 1
Genre: Science Fiction
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Dr. Melanie Destin's life is a mess. In a desperate attempt to start over, she accepts an interplanetary salvage job that will pay her enough to rebuild a new life on Mars. When she learns the real purpose of the mission is to recover an apocalyptic virus, everything begins to unravel... Planetary governments compete to control the pathogen which the expedition leader plans to steal. Meanwhile the corporation that hired her wants to eliminate anyone involved... With her life in danger and not knowing who to trust, Mel must find a way to keep the virus out of the wrong hands. If she fails, billions will die... The Ares Weapon, the first book in the Mars Ascendant Series, is a sci fi thriller about the consequences of humanity's Mars colonization and effort to terraform the planet. If you like science fiction with a strong female lead character, ruthless villains and a page turning plot, you'll love The Ares Weapon. More info →
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Mother of Mars

Mother of Mars

Series: Mars Ascendant, Book 2
Genre: Science Fiction
Tag: Recommended Books
Dr. Melanie Destin thought she’d started a new life on Mars. While searching for answers to her mysterious past, she becomes embroiled in political intrigue and is falsely accused of assassinating the Martian High Chancellor… On the run, with a price on her head and the authorities in close pursuit, Mel must evade capture long enough to accomplish the one task that can save her life; destroy the source of the deadly Ares nano-virus… Little does she realize the pathogen is not what it seems, and her meddling will make her the catalyst for the destruction of all life in the solar system. Mother of Mars is the second book in the Mars Ascendant Series, a set of science fiction thriller novels that tell the story of humanity’s colonization of the solar system. If you like strong female characters, complex villains, intrigue and a page turning story that is hard to put down, you’ll love this book. More info →
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Child of Mars

Child of Mars

Series: Mars Ascendant, Book 3
Genre: Science Fiction
Tag: Recommended Books
Melanie Destin has been many things in her troubled life...a drug dealer, a doctor, a fugitive, and most recently, the saviour of Mars...what she doesn't want to be is a mother. When circumstances make her responsible for a young orphan, she soon discovers the girl comes with a terrifying past...one that binds them to each other. Pursued by a ruthless government assassin, Mel must get the girl to safety before they are both captured. If she fails, the secrets hidden within the child's genes will make a dictator unstoppable and forever change the course of human history. Child of Mars is the third page turning book in the sci fi thriller Mars Ascendant Series which explores the consequences of humanity's exploration and colonization of the solar system in the distant future. If you like science fiction with a strong female lead character, ruthless villains, mutants, clones, AIs and a page turning plot, you'll love Child of Mars. More info →
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