Assemblers of Infinity Author:Kevin J. Anderson, Doug Beason This superior action-sf novel is a variation upon a venerable theme: an alien artifact signaling the advent of invasion. The artifact is involved in a fatal accident at a near-future base on the moon. The incident's repercussions percolate up the chain of command, provoking questions and responses from progressively higher levels. Anderson and B... more »eason make the political and technological extrapolation fairly straightforward, and in fact this is the kind of sf novel whose appeal should overlap with that of the technothriller, sort of a Tom-Clancy-meets-space-advocacy effort. However labeled, it is a credit to its authors and should find substantial readership.
A terrifyingly realistic story of the near future by the authors of Lifeline. In the 21st century, Earth's thriving space program has a colony on the moon. But when microscopic, intelligent, living machines--which consume everything they touch--begin erecting massive structures on the lunar farside, scientists must race to learn the truth behind them--before humanity is engulfed forever.« less