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Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Valmore Daniels
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1)

At the end of the 21st century, a catastrophic accident
in the asteroid belt has left two surveyors dead.
There is no trace of their young son,
Alex Manez, or of the asteroid itself.

On the outer edge of the solar system,
the first manned mission to Pluto,
led by the youngest female astronaut in
NASA history, has led to an historic discovery:
there is a marker left there by an alien race
for humankind to find. We are not alone!

While studying the alien marker, it begins to react.
Four hours later, the missing asteroid appears
in a Plutonian orbit, along with young Alex Manez,
who has developed some alarming side-effects from his
exposure to the kinetic element they call Kinemet.

From the depths of a criminal empire based on Luna,
an expatriate seizes the opportunity to wrest control
of outer space, and takes swift action.

The secret to faster-than-light speed is up for grabs,
and the race for interstellar space begins!

- The Interstellar Age -
Book 1 - Forbidden The Stars
Book 2 - Music of the Spheres
Book 3 - Worlds Away

The Interstellar Age: The Complete Trilogy


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2935 KB
  • Print Length: 326 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Mummer Media (1 Aug. 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003XT5S4S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #527 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Valmore Daniels has lived on the coasts of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Oceans, and dozens of points in between.

An insatiable thirst for new experiences has led him to work in several fields, including legal research, elderly care, oil & gas administration, web design, government service, human resources, and retail business management.

His enthusiasm for travel is only surpassed by his passion for telling tall tales.

Visit him at www.ValmoreDaniels.com

Also by Valmore Daniels:

- Fallen Angels -
Book 1 - Angel Fire
Book 2 - Angel's Breath
Book 3 - Earth Angel
Book 4 - Angel Tears
Book 5 - Angel of Darkness

The Complete Book of Fallen Angels

- The Interstellar Age -
Book 1 - Forbidden The Stars
Book 2 - Music of the Spheres
Book 3 - Worlds Away

The Complete Trilogy

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28 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars In the style of Robert Heinlein 29 Nov. 2010
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I enjoyed the book and felt that it was written in a 'Robert Heinlein' style - the characters, reasonably easy going storyline and the setting (The Moon is a Harsh Mistress/Podkayne of Mars/Have Spacesuit Will Travel).
Well worth the read and interesting (even if the idea of an element far heavier than current known elements (114) is a little hard to believe).
For Kindle readers - few if any typos and will allow Text to Voice.
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I downloaded this as it was either free of very low price and I have run out of books on the "Rivers of London" series. On some of the review sites the pseuds have had a go a go at the science in the book, but I look more at the second word - fiction.

The basic story is well thought out and any possible plot holes and pages of waffle are filled with news report style mini-paragraphs. All in all a good read and I downloaded for minimal cost the other two books in the trilogy.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Inventive 6 May 2015
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Personally I liked the book, deep down I wish it was possible to travel to the stars, but that seems pretty unlikely, so I make do with imaginative and fantastical tales of going into the big black.
The tale is thoughtful and I'm no astrophysicist but the concepts about light speed travel are at least plausible. I'm pretty certain I will buy the next book, unless I travel to the stars before then...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good sci fi! 5 Jan. 2015
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I do like this story. Good writing and plot development. Can't wait to see what happens next! Has a good balance between action and technical science fiction.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting read 30 Dec. 2014
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An interesting story with sufficient twists and pace to keep the story flowing. Only disappointment was the ending which seems rushed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Keeps you in suspense til end 4 Feb. 2015
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Gets better as you read , Alex is central character, but the others come to life by this well written story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth a read 29 Jan. 2015
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This has a most unusual scenario and is well worth a read. This goes for all three books in the series.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Forbidden 23 Feb. 2014
By MudWump
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At first I was not too sure of this story, it was a slow start to the story. Usually I will stop reading if it is a slow start, but something was there to read more of it.

I am glad that I did. It turned into an amazing space tale, yes for some people there is some technical information, but if you are willing to read past that, it will be a great story.

To the author, please do not let it go for the movie rights. It will never be as good as the movie that I watched in my mind !
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