They're a billion miles from home. They're stranded on a crippled star ship. They can't wake the crew…
… And someone is lying to them.
Blackwell's Books Children's Book of the Month and The Times' Children's Book of the Week.
"This tale of teenagers lost in space is a blast"
The colony ship Orion is four months out of Earth when catastrophe strikes – leaving the ship and everyone on board stranded in deep space.
Suddenly it’s up to thirteen-year-old Beth and her friends to navigate through treacherous and uncharted territory to reach safety. But with a heavily-damaged ship, space pirates, a mysterious alien species, and an artificial intelligence that Beth doesn’t know if she can trust, getting home has never been so difficult…
Hugely gripping, with incredible twists and a fast-paced, action-packed story, this is an unputdownable science fiction adventure – perfect for fans of Mortal Engines and Star Wars.