NASA discovered the alien ship lurking in the asteroid belt in the 1960s. They kept the Target under intense surveillance for decades, letting the public believe they were exploring the solar system, while they worked feverishly to refine the technology needed to reach it.The ship itself remained... show more
NASA discovered the alien ship lurking in the asteroid belt in the 1960s. They kept the Target under intense surveillance for decades, letting the public believe they were exploring the solar system, while they worked feverishly to refine the technology needed to reach it.The ship itself remained silent, drifting.Dr. Jane Holloway is content documenting nearly-extinct languages and had never contemplated becoming an astronaut. But when NASA recruits her to join a team of military scientists for an expedition to the Target, it's an adventure she can't refuse.The ship isn't vacant, as they presumed.A disembodied voice rumbles inside Jane's head, "You are home."Jane fights the growing doubts of her colleagues as she attempts to decipher what the alien wants from her. As the derelict ship devolves into chaos and the crew gets cut off from their escape route, Jane must decide if she can trust the alien's help to survive.
Publish date: 2014-06-25
Publisher: Blue Bedlam Books
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Space Opera
I was all set to love Fluency: it’s a first contact story with a linguist protagonist, which is a combination I’ve liked in the past, and I liked the heroine - smart, passionate and big on fairness. Unfortunately, she's teamed up with an arrogant, belligerent love interest who is largely motivated b...
OCTOPUS IN OUTER SPACE.That's all that needs to be said. I stayed up until 5:30am reading this.I know a lot of sci-fi fans are not digging this and yes, it had some problems. But I liked it. It was a completely new story for me, I hadn't read anything like it before.
A little more explicit sex than I like, but I was able to skim past it without losing the story. And the story was pretty good, with some creative twists. It kept me interested throughout. The timeline jumps were sometimes a little confusing, but it didn't happen too much. It wasn't quite a clif...
Alright, all done with Fluency by Jennifer Foehner Wells (hereafter referred to as JFW).Where to start with this one? I think I'll skip the plot synopsis as many others have covered that so well. Note that I will be discussing SPOILERS in this review, so all pearl-clutchers be ready.Fluency is a int...
NASA has been monitoring a seemingly abandoned alien ship, the Target, in a nearby asteroid belt since the 1960's. Unknown to the public, watching the ship has been the reason for many advances in space technology. Now, with an asteroid in the path of the Target, NASA wants to get its hands on any ...
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