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Description - Velocity by Steve Worland

Strap in for a supersonic ride as Velocity blasts off at mach speed. From NASA's Cape Canaveral to the Central Australian desert, screenwriter Steve Worland's debut thriller sets a heart-stopping pace. A cast of brilliant characters combined with explosive action make this hugely enjoyable novel a genuine blockbuster.


The MAN - an astronaut who has lost his mojo

The MISSION - to seek and destroy a hijacked space shuttle

The CARGO - enough weapons-grade Uranium-235 to irradiate Manhattan

The STAKES - the woman he loves and the fate of a city ...

'A brilliant rollercoaster ride of a novel. I couldn't put it down.' Hugh Jackman

'Enormously enjoyable and incredibly readable.' James Bradley

'A cracker of a read. A fresh voice for fans of Mathew Reilly.' Sunday Canberra Times

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781921901102
ISBN-10: 1921901101
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 154mm x 26mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Steve Worland

Steve Worland has worked extensively in film and television in Australia and the USA. He co-wrote the screenplay for the upcoming Australian family film Paper Planes with its director Robert Connolly, whose previous work includes Tim Winton's The Turning. Steve has written scripts for Working Title and Icon Productions, worked in script development for James Cameron's Lightstorm and wrote Fox Searchlight's Bootmen, which won five Australian Film Institute awards. Steve also wrote the action-comedy telemovie Hard Knox, episodes of the television series Big Sky and the Saturn award-winning Farscape. He is the author of the action-adventure novels Velocity, Combustion and Quick. You can connect with Steve at facebook.com/StevenWorland, twitter.com/StevenWorland and steveworland.com

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