Child of Mars

· The Destin Chronicles Book 8 · Fuzzy Slipper Publishing
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She is a Reluctant Hero

Melanie Destin has been many things in her troubled life...a drug dealer, a doctor, a fugitive, and most recently, the savior of Mars...what she doesn't want to be is a mother.

When circumstances make her responsible for a young orphan, she soon discovers the girl comes with a terrifying that binds them to each other.

Pursued by a ruthless government assassin, Mel must get the girl to safety before they are both captured. If she fails, the secrets hidden within the child's genes will make a dictator unstoppable and forever change the course of human history.

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About the author

D.M.(Doug) Pruden worked for 35 years in the petroleum industry as a geophysicist. For most of his life he has been plagued with stories banging around inside his head that demanded to be let out into the world. He currently spends his time as an empty nester in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his long suffering wife of 34 years. When he isn’t writing science fiction stories, he likes to spend his time playing with his granddaughters and working on improving his golf handicap. 

Go to and sign up to the Reader's Group. You will receive a free collection of short stories containing a never before published story about Mel Destin’s early life on Terra. Group members will receive early publication notice of upcoming books, blog posts and other goodies from time to time. 

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