The Forever Watch

The Forever Watch

A Novel

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
All that is left of humanity is on a thousand-year journey to a new planet aboard one ship, The Noah, which is also carrying a dangerous serial killer... As a City Planner on the Noah, Hana Dempsey is a gifted psychic, economist, hacker and bureaucrat and is considered "mission critical." She is non-replaceable, important, essential, but after serving her mandatory Breeding Duty, the impregnation and birthing that all women are obligated to undergo, her life loses purpose as she privately mourns the child she will never be permitted to know. When Policeman Leonard Barrens enlists her and her hacking skills in the unofficial investigation of his mentor's violent death, Dempsey finds herself increasingly captivated by both the case and Barrens himself. According to Information Security, the missing man has simply "Retired," nothing unusual. Together they follow the trail left by the mutilated remains. Their investigation takes them through lost data spaces and deep into the uninhabited regions of the ship, where they discover that the answer may not be as simple as a serial killer after all. What they do with that answer will determine the fate of all humanity in David Ramirez's thrilling page turner.
Publisher: New York :, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250033819
1250033810
Branch Call Number: SCIENCE FICTION Ramirez 2014
Characteristics: 326 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Forever watch

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

s
skullick
Dec 09, 2014

Mr Ramirez is a masterful writer. I expected a typical SciFi story but discovered instead an exceptional one that drew me in intellectually and hammered me emotionally.
Five out of five. Check it out! (yeah, pun intended)

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at OPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top