A young-adult thriller set in the world of the Alien movies finds two twin girls traveling with their xenobiologist parents through space before discovering a threat on a new colony world. By the best-selling author of the Newsflesh trilogy. Movie tie-in. Simultaneous eBook. - (Baker & Taylor)
A novel set in the "Alien" universe follows twin sisters Olivia and Viola as they accompany their biologist parents on a trip to a colony world, a planet that happens to be home to dangerous xenomorphs that force the girls to fight to survive. - (Baker & Taylor)
Twins Olivia and Viola have been dragged around the universe; their parents, both xenobiologists, are always in high demand for their research into obscure alien biology. On a new colony world they discover an alien threat unlike anything that has ever been seen. And now the sisters are on the run from terrifying aliens. Olivia's knowledge of xenobiology and determination to protect her sister are her only weapons as the colony collapses into chaos. The creatures infiltrate the rich wildlife on this virgin colony world, and quickly start adapting. Olivia's going to have to adapt, too, if she's going to survive. -- adapted from jacket - (Baker & Taylor)
Named to the 2020 Hal Clement list and the 2020 ALA Rainbow List
An original young adult novel of the Alien universe
Olivia and her twin sister Viola have been dragged around the universe for as long as they can remember. Their parents, both xenobiologists, are always in high demand for their research into obscure alien biology.
Just settled on a new colony world, they discover an alien threat unlike anything they’ve ever seen. And suddenly the sisters’ world is ripped apart.
On the run from terrifying aliens, Olivia’s knowledge of xenobiology and determination to protect her sister are her only weapons as the colony collapses into chaos. But then a shocking family secret bursts open—one that’s as horrifying to Olivia as the aliens surrounding them.
The creatures infiltrate the rich wildlife on this untouched colony world—and quickly start adapting. Olivia’s going to have to adapt, too, if she’s going to survive...
An Imprint Book
“An electrifying adventure ... Olivia and Kora are smart, strong young women, and their romance, born in the midst of unspeakable horror, is believable. ... A worthy and terrifying addition to a classic sci-fi/horror franchise.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Mira Grant blends gritty science fiction, complex characters, and nail-biting horror in Alien: Echo! A spellbinding novel of courage and terror.” —Jonathan Maberry, New York Times–bestselling author of Broken Lands and editor of Aliens: Bug Hunt
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