Goldilocks: The boldest high-concept thriller of 2020

Laura Lam

Format: Hardback, Paperback / softback

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group

Published: 29-10-2020

£8.99

A high-powered high-concept feminist dystopian thriller, that fans of The Power and Vox will love

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SEVEN DEVILS’GOLDILOCKS GRABS YOUR ATTENTION AND DOESN’T LET GO – A THOUGHT-PROVOKING, IMAGINATIVE CALL-TO-ARMS’ Katie Khan, author of Hold Back the Stars’BOLD, FEMINIST SCI-FI FROM A SINGULAR, VISIONARY TALENT’ Waterstones OnlineThis is The Martian by way of The Handmaid’s Tale – a bold and thought-provoking new high-concept thrillerDespite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, where conditions are just right for human habitation. It’s humanity’s last hope for survival, and Naomi, Valerie’s surrogate daughter and the ship’s botanist, has been waiting her whole life for an opportunity like this – to step out of Valerie’s shadow and really make a difference.But when things start going wrong on the ship, Naomi starts to suspect that someone on board is concealing a terrible secret – and realises time for life on Earth may be running out faster than they feared . . . FIND OUT WHY READERS CAN’T PUT GOLDILOCKS DOWN…’Through the novel’s fascinating premise Lam gives us plenty of food for thought about gender dynamics in our own world… Eerily prescient’ USA TODAY’Looking for a thrilling ecofeminist sci-fi space opera to keep you glued to your seat during this pandemic? You’ve found it’ MS. MAGAZINE’INTERSTELLAR’S brain with THE HANDMAID’S TALE’s heart’ Chuck Wendig, author of WANDERERS’A perfect balance of beauty, thrills and hope’ Nick Clark Windo, author of THE FEED

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Weight0.24 kg
Dimensions30 × 128 × 196 mm
Page Count352