Death Wave : Star Quest

  • by Ben Bova
  • Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki
  • Series: Star Quest
  • 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Six-time Hugo Award-winner Ben Bova chronicles the saga of humankind's expansion beyond the solar system.
In Ben Bova's previous novel, New Earth, Jordan Kell led the first human mission beyond the solar system, where they discovered the ruins of an ancient alien civilization. But one alien AI survived, and it revealed to Jordan Kell that an explosion in the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy has created a wave of deadly radiation, expanding out from the core toward Earth. Unless the human race acts to save itself, all life on Earth will be wiped out.
When Kell and his team return to Earth many years after their departure, they find that their world has changed almost beyond recognition. Not only has a second wave of greenhouse flooding caused sea levels to rise, but society has been changed by the consequences of the climate shift. Few people want to face Jordan Kell's news. He must convince Earth's new rulers that the human race is in danger of extinction unless it acts to forestall the death wave coming from the galaxy's heart.

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A must for every one .

I've been a long time fan of Ben Bova since my high school days . I've enjoyed all of his books and this was no exception .
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- Joseph A. Zamarripa

Repetitive problems lead to predictable conclusion

One long series of dumb actions by smart people. Didn't seem to move any of the characters forward. A rare disappointment that I felt I needed to complete in order to move on to the trilogy finale.
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- Christopher J. Unsicker

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-17-2015
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.