When Star Svensdotter packs up her twin teenage daughters and accepts a commission to explore Mars, she gets more than she bargained for, including space pirates and a strange obelisk that may explain why all previous expeditions have vanished.
Genres: science fiction
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Dana Stabenow (born 1952) is an American author who has written science fiction, mystery and suspense/thriller novels. She has also edited anthologies.
Many of Stabenow's books are set in her home state of Alaska, where she was raised by her single mother who lived and worked on a fish tender in the Gulf of Alaska. Stabenow received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Alaska in 1973 and, after deciding to try her hand as an author, later enrolled in UAA's MFA program.
Dana Stabenow's first novel, Second Star, was bought by Ace Science Fiction in 1990. It was followed by two other science fiction books. Her first Kate Shugak book, A Cold Day for Murder, won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 1993.