The Tesserene Imperative (Book Two of The Imperative Chronicles)

The Tesserene Imperative (Book Two of The Imperative Chronicles)

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Mark Terence Chapman By MarkTerenceChapman Updated Feb 24, 2015

From the author of the former Amazon #1 bestselling Military Sci-Fi novel (My Other Car is a Spaceship), my *****4.7-STAR-RATED***** first-contact thriller:

It was supposed to be a routine mission, but in an asteroid belt nothing is routine. 

When prospecting ship Shamu is almost destroyed, the crew of five is left with three days of air, little water, a smashed starflight drive, and no hope of rescue. It will take every ounce of ingenuity and stubborn pigheadedness they possess to find a way to survive. 

In the shadows of a small moon, there's a discovery waiting to be made--the secret to first contact. Will it open the stars to widespread exploration, or doom mankind to extinction?

Despite being part of a series, my sci-fi thriller, THE TESSERENE IMPERATIVE (Book Two of The Imperative Chronicles), is a stand-alone story. (You don't necessarily have to read Book One (The Mars Imperative)—but, of course, you’ll want to!) It’s available on Amazon in 13 countries: 

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