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The Ares Weapon

Title: The Ares Weapon
Series: Mars Ascendant #1
Published by: Fuzzy Slipper Publishing
Release Date: October 1, 2016
Contributors: D.M. Pruden
Genre: , ,
Pages: 258
ISBN13: 9780995301313
ASIN: B01M0X1JYN

Armageddon is up for Auction...

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 a deadly synthetic virus, everything begins to unravel...

Powerful forces compete to control the pathogen. The expedition leader plans to steal it. Planetary governments are in pursuit to recover it. The corporation that hired her wants to destroy anyone who knows of it...

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 is the first book in the Mars Ascendant Series, a set of science fiction thriller novels that tell the story of humanitys 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, youll love this book.


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Mother of Mars

Title: Mother of Mars
Series: Mars Ascendant #2
Published by: Fuzzy Slipper Publishing
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Contributors: D.M. Pruden
Genre: , ,
Pages: 266
ISBN13: 9780995301337
ASIN: B06WVBFY9H

An ageless menace lurks on the surface of Mars...

An unscrupulous industrialist seeks to control it...

One woman was bred to destroy it...

In the twenty-third century the descendants of the original Mars colonies struggle to retain their independence from the Terran government. The generations-old terraforming project is faltering and on the verge of failure. If that happens, the millions already adapted to the harsh Martian environment will be doomed, never able to return to an overpopulated Earth.

Dr. Melanie Destin believes she's escaped her troubled past by moving to the elite Mars orbital habitat. After establishing a lucrative medical practise, she soon discovers she has puzzling ties to her new planet that she cannot explain.

While searching for answers to her mysterious past, she becomes embroiled in political intrigue initiated by an eccentric industrialist, determined to seize control of the government. When the Martian High Chancellor is assassinated, Mel becomes the prime suspect and is forced to flee.

On the run, with a price on her head and the authorities in close pursuit, she must evade capture long enough to save her life by accomplishing the one thing she was bred for. She must 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 sci fi thriller Mars Ascendant series, which tells the story of one woman's pivotal role in 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 Mother of Mars.

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Child of Mars

Title: Child of Mars
Series: Mars Ascendant #3
Published by: Fuzzy Slipper Publishing
Release Date: November 1, 2017
Contributors: D.M. Pruden
Genre: , ,
Pages: 260
ISBN13: 9780995301344
ASIN: B075DWPB2R

An oppresive dictator...

A mysterious orphan...

A reluctant heroine...

It is the twenty-third century and Mars is being terraformed into a new garden of Eden. But all is not well in this soon-to-be paradise. A ruthless despot has seized control of the government and rules the planet with an iron fist. A rebel force struggles to oppose his regime, but are near defeat.

A fugitive, and living under an alias, Melanie Destin is a travelling doctor, tending the suffering Martian population. 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.

Persued 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 in the solar system.

Child of Mars is the third page-turning book in the sci fi thriller Mars Ascendant series. The saga 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, AI and a page turning plot, you'll love Child of Mars.

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