Caretaker by Josi Russell
( Chronicles Book 1)

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Synopsis

Fifty years in space alone.

Ethan Bryant was supposed to fall asleep on a ship leaving Earth and wake up fifty years later with his family on the planet Minea. Instead, after the ship s caretaker the lone human in charge of monitoring the ship s vital systems suddenly died, the ship s computer locked Ethan out of his stasis chamber and gave him the job. That was five years ago. Five years of checking to make sure everything runs smoothly on a ship Ethan knows almost nothing about.

Who wouldn t dread the years ahead? Who wouldn t long for their once-bright future now stolen away?

Ethan is resigned to his fate, until the ship suddenly wakes up another passenger: a beautiful engineer who, along with Ethan, soon discovers a horrible secret a navigation room hidden from even the ship s computer. The ship is not bound for Minea but to somewhere far more dangerous.

With the ship nearing its sinister destination, Ethan soon learns he is the only one who holds the key to saving all 4,000 passengers from a highly-advanced, hostile alien race.
 

About Josi Russell

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Josi Russell's science fiction novels explore familiar human relationships in unfamiliar contexts. Josi currently teaches creative writing and fiction courses as an associate professor of English for Utah State University Eastern. She lives in the alien landscape of the high desert American Southwest with her family.Patrick Lawlor has recorded over three hundred audiobooks in just about every genre. He has been an Audie Award finalist multiple times and has garnered several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and many Library Journal and Kirkus starred audio reviews.
 
Published September 2, 2015 by Future House Publishing. 297 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction