By Beth Revis
A love out of time. A spaceship outfitted of secrets and techniques and murder.
Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her mom and dad as frozen shipment aboard the big spaceship Godspeed and expects to rouse on a brand new planet, 300 years sooner or later. by no means may she have recognized that her frozen shut eye may come to an finish fifty years too quickly and that she will be thrust into the courageous new global of a spaceship that lives through its personal rules.
Amy fast realizes that her awakening used to be no mere desktop malfunction. an individual - one of many few thousand population of the spaceship - attempted to kill her. And if Amy doesn't do anything quickly, her mom and dad may be next.
Now Amy needs to race to free up Godspeed's hidden secrets and techniques. yet out of her checklist of homicide suspects, there's just one who issues: Elder, the long run chief of the send and the affection she may perhaps by no means have obvious coming.
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Asking harder questions won’t help. If she’s got a photographic memory, she’ll know anything we throw at her, and if she doesn’t, and we ask her some obscure question about one of the reporters Mencken worked with at the Morning 56 InsideJob_interior 4/14/05 9:23 PM Page 57 INSIDE JOB Herald, or one of his Smart Set essays, she can say she doesn’t remember, and it won’t prove anything. ” “I’m not talking about facts and figures, Rob,” Kildy said. ” I thought of the first time I met Kildy, looking up from my desk to see her standing there, with her blonde hair and that movie-star smile.
Ariaura has to be getting her information about Mencken from someplace,” I said. “We need to find out where. We need to check with bookstores and the library. And the internet,” I said, hoping that wasn’t what she was using. It would take forever to find out what sites she’d visited. ” Kildy asked. “I want you to go through the transcripts like you suggested and find out where the quotes came from so we’ll know the particular works we’re dealing with,” I told her. “And I want you to talk to your publicist and anybody else who’s been to the seminars and find out if any of them had a private enlightenment audience with Ariaura.
Someone with a photographic memory could make a killing as a fortuneteller or a medium, and there were no signs of a photographic memory in Ariaura’s channeling act—she spoke only in generalities. “Or she might be coming up with the answers some other way,” I said. “What if she isn’t, Rob? ” “Kildy, channels are fakes. ” “I know,” she said, “but his answers were so—” She shook her head. ” “But Ariaura’s a terrible actress. ” 54 InsideJob_interior 4/14/05 9:23 PM Page 55 INSIDE JOB “All right,” I said.
Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) by Beth Revis