Legacy of Mars

Mars Ascendant

Book 4
D.M.Pruden
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 It is a time of peace…

The quiet, before the storm…

War is coming, and nobody can prevent it…


Following a successful rebellion against a ruthless despot, Martians struggle to rebuild their world. On Earth, the unification wars have finally ended and Terra is united under one supreme leader. But the planet is no longer capable of supporting humanity’s exploding population, and covetous eyes have fallen on the newly terraformed Mars, perceived as weak and ripe for the picking.


Melanie Destin, heralded as the Mother of Mars, wants to disappear. After the death of her lover, she is lost, and bereft of any desire to go on. Though she’s chosen to honour her promise to be a symbol of hope for the recovering Martian populace, she longs to leave Mars forever.


Fate has other plans for her. When the entire Martian governing council is assassinated, Mel is conscripted to lead the people in defence of their world from an invading Terran armada.


To complicate matters, her young clone, Adrianna, now a teenager, is growing older at an accelerated rate and will die within a short time if Mel cannot find a way to stop her rapid aging.


With the dark forces from her past manipulating events behind the scene, Mel must face her worst fears and confront her deadly nemesis one final time to prevent a war and determine the fate of the human race on two worlds.


Legacy of Mars is the fourth book in the Mars Ascendant series.  Is it the final chapter of the saga of Melanie Destin? Buy the book and find out.

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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 www.prudenauthor.com 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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D.M.Pruden
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Published on
Jun 12, 2018
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Pages
270
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ISBN
9780995301368
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English
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Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Science Fiction / Genetic Engineering
Fiction / Science Fiction / Hard Science Fiction
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Exploration
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
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