The Rise of Io

The Rise of Io

by Wesley Chu

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/08/2017

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Ella Patel - thief, con-artist and smuggler - is in the wrong place at the wrong time. One night, on the border of a demilitarized zone run by the body-swapping alien invaders, she happens upon a man and woman being chased by a group of assailants. The man freezes, leaving the woman to fight off five attackers at once, before succumbing. As she dies, to both Ella and the man's surprise, the sparkling light that rises from the woman enters Ella, instead of the man. She soon realizes she's been inhabited by Io, a low-ranking Quasing who was involved in some of the worst decisions in history. Now Ella must now help the alien presence to complete her mission and investigate a rash of murders in the border states that maintain the frail peace.

With the Prophus assigned to help her seemingly wanting to stab her in the back, and the enemy Genjix hunting her, Ella must also deal with Io's annoying inferiority complex. To top it all off, Ella thinks the damn alien voice in her head is trying to get her killed. And if you can't trust the voices in your head, who can you trust?

File Under Science Fiction Ella From the Block - Alien Inside - War Without End - Shape Up and Strike Back]

ISBN:
9780857667328
9780857667328
Category:
Science fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-08-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Watkins Media Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
173x106x45mm
Weight:
0.24kg
Wesley Chu

Wesley Chu was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His debut novel, The Lives of Tao, earned him a Young Adult Library Services Association Alex Award and a Science Fiction Goodreads Choice Award Top 10 slot.

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