Europa Strike: Book Three Of The Heritage Trilogy (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 432 pages
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2040: Ruins of ancient civilization uncovered on Mars reveal startling truths about the creation of humankind.

2042: In the gray dust of the Earth's Moon, an extinct enslaving race left behind more answers, more questions...and a grim warning.

2067: As Earth's warring factions clash in space for scraps of alien technology, a strange artifact lies trapped beneath the ice-locked oceans of Europa: a machine that holds the key to the final human destiny.

It is called "The Singer" for the eerie tone it emits.An artificial intelligence built eons ago, it may ultimately solve the mystery of the vanished alien races responsible for the birth and development of humanity. But after decades of war, the hostile nations of Earth care more for power than for knowledge. And now all that stands between the coveted Al and an all-out Chinese assault is a vastly outnumbered contingent of U.S. marines, dug in beneath the baleful red eye of Jupiter. As terrifying events light years distant begin to converge---with confrontation imminent and annihilation inevitable---a secret history of creation and doom must at long last be contended with...if humankind is to finally claim its glorious heritage among the stars.2040: Ruins of ancient civilization uncovered on Mars reveal startling truths about the creation of humankind.

2042: In the gray dust of the Earth's Moon, an extinct enslaving race left behind more answers, more questions...and a grim warning.

2067: As Earth's warring factions clash in space for scraps of alien technology, a strange artifact lies trapped beneath the ice-locked oceans of Europa: a machine that holds the key to the final human destiny.

It is called "The Singer" for the eerie tone it emits. An artificial intelligence built eons ago, it may ultimately solve the mystery of the vanished alien races responsible for the birth and development of humanity. But after decades of war, the hostile nations of Earth care more for power than for knowledge. And now all that stands between the coveted Al and an all-out Chinese assault is a vastly outnumbered contingent of U.S. marines, dug in beneath the baleful red eye of Jupiter. As terrifying events light years distant begin to converge---with confrontation imminent and annihilation inevitable---a secret history of creation and doom must at long last be contended with...if humankind is to finally claim its glorious heritage among the stars.2040: Ruins of ancient civilization uncovered on Mars reveal startling truths about the creation of humankind.

2042: In the gray dust of the Earth's Moon, an extinct enslaving race left behind more answers, more questions...and a grim warning.

2067: As Earth's warring factions clash in space for scraps of alien technology, a strange artifact lies trapped beneath the ice-locked oceans of Europa: a machine that holds the key to the final human destiny.

It is called "The Singer" for the eerie tone it emits. An artificial intelligence built eons ago, it may ultimately solve the mystery of the vanished alien races responsible for the birth and development of humanity. But after decades of war, the hostile nations of Earth care more for power than for knowledge. And now all that stands between the coveted Al and an all-out Chinese assault is a vastly outnumbered contingent of U.S. marines, dug in beneath the baleful red eye of Jupiter. As terrifying events light years distant begin to converge---with confrontation imminent and annihilation inevitable---a secret history of creation and doom must at long last be contended with...if humankind is to finally claim its glorious heritage among the stars.

  

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Review: Europa Strike (Heritage Trilogy #3)

User Review  - David Craig - Goodreads

Great and enjoyable trilogy. Secrets of the ancient aliens revealed as it progresses, in a credible and suspense filled manner. Technology is more advanced but believable progression from current day. Character development reasonable, though secondary to main plot. Read full review

Review: Europa Strike (Heritage Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

An excellent conclusion to this series takes us to Jupiter's moon Europa. It is about 20 years after the last book and the Moon offensive which resulted in the end of the UN wars and it's China's turn ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
8
Section 3
25
Section 4
39
Section 5
62
Section 6
75
Section 7
93
Section 8
102
Section 20
273
Section 21
288
Section 22
302
Section 23
309
Section 24
318
Section 25
332
Section 26
347
Section 27
363

Section 9
104
Section 10
124
Section 11
137
Section 12
141
Section 13
154
Section 14
166
Section 15
179
Section 16
209
Section 17
225
Section 18
239
Section 19
257
Section 28
382
Section 29
400
Section 30
405
Section 31
407
Section 32
409
Section 33
410
Section 34
412
Section 35
425
Section 36
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About the author (2009)

Ian Douglas, one of the many pseudonyms for writer William H. Keith, is the New York Times bestselling author of the popular military SF series The Heritage Trilogy, The Legacy Trilogy, The Inheritance Trilogy, and the ongoing Star Carrier and Star Corpsman series. A former naval corpsman, he lives in Pennsylvania.

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