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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

(1967)
(Antic Earth)
A novel by

 
Vengeance knows no bounds...

Emergency Landing Station No. 17, light-years away from our solar system, has rarely been used since the Space Corps developed bigger and better ships that can bypass the planetoid as they head into deep space. Yet all the E.L.S.'s, including No. 17, are still manned by intrepid volunteers from an overpopulated Earth.

Dave Perry and his family are drawing to the end of a three-year assignment on E.L.S. 17. Their time at the station passed relatively uneventfully, the simulated weather and high-tech holograms mimic Earth well enough that it's easy to forget it's all an illusion. Until the incidents begin - flawless machines start to malfunction, anomalies appear in the holograms, foreign bodies materialize within the airtight walls of the space station's dome.

At first Dave tries to convince himself that it is mere coincidence, or that the years of isolation have induced a kind of mass hysteria around unconnected events. But then the incidents increase in ferocity and communication with Earth is cut off. It becomes clear a vicious saboteur walks among them. Millions of miles from aid, Dave will need to rely on raw instinct to outsmart the sadist stalking his family.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 1967 : UK Hardback
Title: Antic Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
ISBN: 0-257-16055-8 / 978-0-257-16055-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins
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Paperback Editions

1967 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Down to Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
ISBN: 0-553-03442-1 / 978-0-553-03442-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : MP3 CD
Title: Down to Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
ISBN: 1-5366-4602-4 / 978-1-5366-4602-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Down to Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
Publisher: Audible Studios
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March 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Down to Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Down to Earth
Author(s): Louis Charbonneau
Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
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