book cover of So Dark the Sky

So Dark the Sky

(The first book in the Shadow of Mars series)
A novel by


Some dreams deserve a second chance.

Penny Wanjiru, second grade teacher and space enthusiast, no longer dreams of becoming a Mars Colony astronaut. But when fate intervenes, offering her a chance to travel to Mars, she must choose between staying on Earth with her beloved, ailing grandmother or risking everything to journey to the red planet.

The Shadow of Mars series explores the origins of Mars colonization as found in Cidney Swanson's six-book companion series, SAVING MARS, a Sci-Fi action adventure series.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"A compelling Story, elegantly told. I loved it." - Nathan Lowell

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Used availability for Cidney Swanson's So Dark the Sky

Paperback Editions

August 2020 : Paperback

Title: So Dark the Sky
Author(s): Cidney Swanson
Publisher: Independently published
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Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: So Dark the Sky (Shadow of Mars Book 1)
Author(s): Cidney Swanson
Publisher: Williams Press
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