One Way

One Way

ONE WAY opens at the dawn of a new era ? one in which we?re ready to colonise Mars. But the contract to build the first ever Martian base has been won by the lowest bidder, so they need to cut a lot of corners. The first thing to go is the automatic construction? the next thing they?ll have to deal with is the eight astronauts they?ll sent up to build it, when there aren?t ONE WAY opens at the dawn of a new era ? one in which we?re ready to colonise Mars. But the contract to b...

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Title:One Way
Author:S.J. Morden
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Genres:Science Fiction
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:304 pages pages

One Way Reviews

  • Mark
    Apr 30, 2018
    Straight away, from the cover, we can perhaps see who this book is aimed at attracting. A lone figure in a space suit, in a red (well, orange, really) sandstorm. From the start, the presence of the unexpected bestseller The Martian looms large here. I can see this one in the bookshop w...
  • Ben Babcock
    May 21, 2018
    One Way is obviously trying to capitalize on the renaissance of Mars fiction, but if I had to liken it to an Andy Weir novel, it wouldn?t be The Martian ?it has more in common with Artemis . This is a story of survival on Mars, yes, but it?s also a mystery wrapped up in corpora...
  • Maya Panika
    Jan 25, 2018
    A murder mystery set on Mars, One Way is a perfect page turner, completely plot led, it moves at break neck speed. The plot is all, there?s very little embellishment in the way of characterisation or world-building, the Martian landscape is dismissed in a few vague sentences, so if y...
  • Carlos
    Mar 19, 2018
    I want to thank the folks at Netgalley for giving me an ARC of this book, I will be posting the review of this book as the release date gets closer in the US. I will say that this is more a thriller rather than a technical book,I enjoyed the whodunnit sense of it . ...
  • Ruth
    Dec 13, 2017
    Totally awesome! Morden came up with a great premise and absolutely delivered. It was a solid fun read from end to end. It isn't as sophisticated as Martian but I think Martian fans will still find it to be a great read. ...
  • Mish
    Apr 01, 2018
    One Way is a futuristic, science fiction novel, it?s not a genre I would normally read but I'm glad I did and thought it was pretty good with a unique concept. Set in 2047, NASA contracted a company called Xenosystems Operations (XO) to construct a base in Mars for their NASA astrona...
  • Maddalena
    May 11, 2018
    I received this novel from Orbit Books, through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Mars has always been identified as the next frontier for space exploration, and in recent years the interest toward the red planet increased exponentially, with the probability of a manned m...
  • Mogsy (MMOGC)
    Apr 06, 2018
    3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/10/... Given the choice between a one-way trip to Mars and life imprisonment, what would you choose? For Frank, who committed murder in order to save his son, he knows that whatever happens he will be getting a ra...
  • Bandit
    Mar 02, 2018
    Mars. One of my all time favorite travel destinations which for practical reasons is currently undertaken strictly in fictional (and occasionally) nonfictional form. I was very excited to see this book come up on Netgalley and read it almost as soon as my request was approved. Sadly, t...
  • Figgy
    Mar 26, 2018
    RTC. A little bit The Martian, a little bit murder mystery/thriller... I predicted most of the big things, but still enjoyed the read. It not a new favourite or anything, because it didn't keep me on my toes, but it's definitely a bit of fun... and it's set on Mars... and it's mo...
  • Carolyn
    Apr 12, 2018
    Written by a rocket scientist so I believe the facts pertaining to building a Mars Base are technically correct. There is much labour involved in setting it up and having it ready for the first NASA astronauts. They need construction workers for the domes, electricians, people to const...
  • K.
    Apr 08, 2018
    Trigger warnings: murder, incarceration, violence. 3.5 stars. In the interests of full disclosure, I won a copy of this through the Dymocks Gold Booklover Program. But that doesn't change my opinion in any way. So this premise of this book? Is AMAZING. A company works out th...
  • Kate
    Mar 27, 2018
    Murder in space! Well, on Mars. A very entertaining mix of science fiction and crime with a slight feel of The Martian about it. Review to follow shortly. ...
  • Sophie
    Apr 22, 2018
    I?m not too sure what to think... it took a while to actually get to mars. I suppose the training parts were to introduce the characters but I would have liked a bit more back story. The ending was a bit predictable. But the descriptions of mars were great. I would say his is more sc...
  • Richard
    May 04, 2018
    7/10 It?s ?The Martian? meets ?And Then There Were None? in this sci-fi thriller that hits a number of right notes but not quite enough of them to merit being compared to either of those two novels. There are plenty of good ideas here and it?s well written but it never h...
  • Jordan
    Mar 19, 2018
    Find this review at Forever Lost in Literature! Now this was a fun, fast-paced adventure that I found incredibly entertaining. I was immediately pulled in by the premise of this book and I'm happy to say that I felt it was executed really well. I've recently found that although I...
  • Danny Tyran
    Apr 11, 2018
    I got this book for free via NetGalley. As said in the synopsis, this novel is a mix of Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" and Andy Weir's "The Martian"; this is a hard science fiction story merged with a whodunit. Since I like both genres, I was sure to be pleased with it...
  • Danielle Tremblay
    Apr 11, 2018
    I loved The Martian, but I loved One Way even more. The author knows a lot about what could be done to live on Mars and what could go wrong. And the crime novel inside this SF is intriguing too. I didn't like much the uncaring Frank, who didn't want to know if the deaths were accidenta...
  • David Harris
    Apr 13, 2018
    I'm grateful to the publisher for an advance e-copy of One Way via NetGalley. In the mid 2040s, Frank Kittridge is serving life (or many lives) without possibility of parole for murder. He's lost touch with his son, his wife has divorced him, and there's no future apart from years i...
  • Runalong
    Apr 18, 2018
    Entertaining SF mystery looking at how people could build the first base on Mars Mars may be the next final frontier as we start to think about human exploration beyond the moon and often we think of those future astronauts as a mix of scientists and fighter pilots. In this entertai...
  • Liz Barnsley
    Dec 07, 2017
    I really enjoyed this one as was shown by the speed at which I read it - One Way is basically a bit of an adventurous murder mystery set on Mars, or mostly so anyway, a tense and claustrophobic tale which benefited from some scientific geekery and a main character who was easy to get a...
  • Adrian
    Jul 06, 2018
    Woo hoo, I won this on a GR Giveaway, seriously I really did ? ...
  • David Stringer
    Dec 21, 2017
    This is a good, entertaining read about a bunch of prisoners/convicts who have been given the opportunity to use their skills, in helping to build up and then serve on a newly formed base on Mars. This book is like the films Dirty Dozen meets Armageddon, who slowly walks by and says he...
  • Mark Gardner
    Mar 22, 2018
    A murder mystery set on Mars? Yeah, I?m in. NetGalley has been pretty bad lately, so it was nice to see a book in my wheelhouse. The science was hard enough to interest sci-fi nerds, but not so technical that it was like reading a service manual. It?s pretty easy for the reader to ...
  • Hiu Gregg
    Apr 02, 2018
    One Way is one of those books that will make you think about the way that the world works. This is a hard sci-fi book, and for those unfamiliar with that term, it means that the science in this science fiction leans more towards the plausible than the fantastical. In this context th...
  • Roy
    May 12, 2018
    Part murder mystery, part scifi, part thriller and part prison cell drama on Mars. It was a very easy and flowable read. The thrills were well placed and timed, although the story was a little cliched. The murderer was predictable and you pretty much knew who it was before the big reve...
  • The Captain
    Apr 10, 2018
    Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . This book was a fun and entertaining read. To save money, a corporation decides to train convicts to be the first exploratory crew on Mars. It is a o...
  • Stef (Noveltea Corner)
    Mar 21, 2018
    (Thanks to Dymocks for sending me a review copy.) One Way by S.J. Morden is an enjoyable science-fiction mystery story. Mars seems a popular planet to set science-fiction stories on, although this is the first murder mystery I?ve read set on the Red Planet. While I?ll admit ...
  • Amanda Wong
    Apr 17, 2018
    Thank you Goodreads for my copy of this book. This book is about the first base on Mars being built and run by prisoners with life sentences, and specific skills needed for the base. I enjoyed the concept and the description of Mars. I got attached to the main character Frank and...
  • Ali Dunn
    Jan 13, 2018
    Love love loved this book. A brilliant, original tale of criminals sent to Mars to set up a habitat in advance for NASA. To say anymore would spoil the plot but what a ride, all backed up by science and will appeal to anyone who loves science fiction and our eventual life on mars. ...