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The Furnace

(2011)
(The first book in the Tanner Sequence series)
A novel by

 
 
Dead Space, 2401 AD

Kyle Tanner is about to die. Alone, floating in a vacsuit only a few million kilometers from a massive, uncaring sun, he has barely enough time or juice to get out a distress signal before either his oxygen runs out or he succumbs to the radiation.

When the CCF sent investigator Kyle Tanner to SOLEX One, a solar energy harvester past Mercury, he thought it would be an open-and-shut murder case. A crew member was found dead, minus his head and hands. Not the worst Tanner has ever seen, but the deeper he delves, the more nightmarish it becomes. A shadowy figure, bleeding from his hands, assaults Tanner in his quarters. Then two more turn up dead, missing their heads and hands as well.

With no one to trust and everyone a suspect - even the intriguing chief engineer, Shaheen - Tanner must navigate a crew on the brink of madness to uncover a conspiracy that could threaten the whole of the human race. Even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice...



Praise for this book

"Great tension, powerful characterization, and gripping action ... The Furnace is an old-style looked-room mystery updated as horror SF. Completely original and compelling. A must read." - Ardath Mayhar


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Paperback Editions

September 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Furnace
Author(s): Timothy S Johnston
ISBN: 1-4662-7665-7 / 978-1-4662-7665-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Furnace
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December 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Furnace
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Furnace (The Tanner Sequence Book 1)
Author(s): Timothy S Johnston
Publisher: Carina Press
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