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Earthbound By Mark R. Healy,

  • Title: Earthbound
  • Author: Mark R. Healy
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  • Page: 219
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  • The Earth is suffocating under toxic skies and there s only one way for those left behind to escape the space elevator that sits atop the massive structure known as the Reach.Knile Oberend is an outcast, a man exiled for the crimes of his past Thrown an unlikely lifeline, he has less than forty eight hours to cash in his ticket at the top of the Reach and escape off worThe Earth is suffocating under toxic skies and there s only one way for those left behind to escape the space elevator that sits atop the massive structure known as the Reach.Knile Oberend is an outcast, a man exiled for the crimes of his past Thrown an unlikely lifeline, he has less than forty eight hours to cash in his ticket at the top of the Reach and escape off world.Disgraced cop Alec Duran had a bright future until he made one fateful mistake Now his last shot at redemption becomes entwined with the fate of the very man who ruined his life three years ago.Alton Wilt, an underworld boss desperate to leave Earth, falls upon a rare find the name of a man who is about to be granted passage off world With his minions in tow he is hell bent on stealing that privilege for himself.As time runs out, these three men find themselves on a collision course that will lead to a confrontation from which only one can emerge victorious.Alternate cover edition 1514614065
    Earthbound The Earth is suffocating under toxic skies and there s only one way for those left behind to escape the space elevator that sits atop the massive structure known as the Reach Knile Oberend is an outca

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    1. Mark R Healy s 2015 novel Earthbound pays tribute to many SF F influences while delivering a unique and original vision.The first inspiration that was evident was from the 1981 John Carpenter film Escape from New York Healy even includes the line heard you was dead several times as his protagonist begins his trek out of or off Earth.Healy has described a post apocalyptic Earth where for the past few generations the inhabitants of Earth are slowly dying from pollution and toxins poisoning, as our [...]

    2. Mark R Healy s science fiction novel Earthbound was a heck of a lot of fun The author states in the post script that he absolutely loved writing this book and that passion and enthusiasm bleeds out of every page.The story is based in a future Earth, where humanity s short sightedness has allowed our home planet to become virtually uninhabitable The good news is that humanity has expanded out into space by this time, with advanced, luxurious colonies spreading throughout the solar system The bad [...]

    3. The first part of Earthbound felt a little slow to me but before I knew it this book had me hooked and refused to let me go I loved it This was my first book by this author and I got to say that I m impressed The writing was excellent, the story was amazing and unpredictable This is the kind of book that I will never get tired of.With multiple points of view, with three characters in the spotlight, it gave us different insights to this world the author created Earth is slowly dying and all chara [...]

    4. Rating 3.5 starsAhead, the Reach awaited them.I was provided a free copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review Mark Healy s Earthbound revolves around an apocalyptic, poisoned Earth where most humans have been moved off planet Those face grim conditions on a toxic planet, where the only hope lies in a single space elevator called Reach Those who get sponsored by off planet humans are then able to be shuttled off the planet The rest, however, are left to suffer on the deserted Earth Our s [...]

    5. I received a free copy of Earthbound in exchange for an honest review After reading about 30 indie sci fi novels in the past couple years, I have to say this is one of the best Earthbound is exciting with surprising depth and an ending that makes the whole trip worth it.Knile Oberand is a criminal, living on the vast wasteland of Earth waiting for his ship to come in In this case, the ship is a passkey, a small encoded device that gives him access to the last space elevator on the planet From th [...]

    6. This was an exciting and thrilling ride Mark has a great capability of keeping the reader engaged and entertained with character insights and fantastic attention to details of their surroundings and thoughts Very unexpected ending Can t wait to read book 2 and continue reading of Knile s journey I had to read it in spurts as my wintertime job has me pretty occupied with lots of snow this year, but was very easy to pick up and get into the thick of things when the times to read come about

    7. Awesome action and intrigueAbsolutely loved every turn this book took me through Spellbinding is another word I could use to describe the story Knile is a wonderful character I felt easy to relate to.The Happy Ending was unexpected.Looking forward to next book in this seriesI received this in exchange for an honest review

    8. I did read it in spurts and do feel some content could be cut down, but overall I thoroughly enjoyed this book Healy introduced some diverse characters as well as scenery The world has gone into the crapper Humans have depleted Earth s natural resources, the air is toxic, and food is scarce Money still wins the game The prize taking a ride into the skies.The Reach is a massive structure which provides commerce and shelter, but also holds the pathway to an elevator that reaches into space On the [...]

    9. Earthbound is Mark R Healy s 4th novel and the first in a new trilogy of books following in from The Silent Earth series Earth is not the paradise it once was and those unfortunate to still be living on it are dying from airborne toxins, starvation and crime The only way off the planet is by space elevator and everyone but everyone wants a ticket The story revolves around a young world weary man named Knile Oberand who out of the blue is given a passkey to get off the planet and start over The o [...]

    10. 5 10 17EARTHBOUNDMark R Healy The earth is almost dead The food, water and the air are all polluted and the natural resources are gone Most of the people have been evacuated years ago now live in habitats established on other planets, stars etc.The people left either don t want to go or have no way of leaving To leave, your travel must be paid for and you must be sponsored by someone in a habitat Needless to say, the desire to leave is far greater than the ability Knile has lived on the streets [...]

    11. Very tight writing, professional The story was good and unique as were the characters A couple of instances where tense, confrontational dialogue felt a bit stilted but very good as a whole I did feel like the story started to bog down a bit as he continued to climb the tower, but I never lost interest.

    12. I read the whole serie a few months ago This isn t a best in class or some book that ll you remember for you whole life like Dune as an example was at least for me , but it is ok There several books in the serie but the same idea present in the first book is reused with a different story The place and the story mechanics keep rougly the same.

    13. Earth is dying, and the only way out is up The Reach the last heavily guarded space elevator and off planet Knile Oberend is the protagonist who mysteriously receives a rare and required ticket Knile reluctantly takes Ursie Meyer and her mysterious package with him as he bluffs, sneaks and battles his way to the top of The Reach Knile has to make it past Alton Wilt, the main villain Alton is a criminal kingpin who hires a team of thugs to take Knile s ticket Another villain in Knile s path is De [...]

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