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Penguin UK, Aug 22, 2012 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Strap in for a supersonic ride asVelocityblasts off at mach speed. From NASA's Cape Canaveral to the Central Australian desert, screenwriter Steve Worland's debut thriller sets a heart-stopping pace. A cast of brilliant characters combined with explosive action make this hugely enjoyable novel a genuine blockbuster. THE ULTIMATE TEST OF COURAGE TheMAN -an astronaut who has lost his mojo TheMISSION -to seek and destroy a hijacked space shuttle TheCARGO -enough weapons grade Uranium-235 to irradiate Manhattan TheSTAKES -the woman he loves and the fate of a city 'A brilliant rollercoaster ride of a novel. I couldn't put it down.'Hugh Jackman 'If you enjoy Matthew Reilly... you'll love this.'Bookseller+Publisher

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Steve Worland has worked extensively in film and television in Australia and the USA. He has written scripts for Working Title and Icon Productions, worked in script development for James Cameron's Lightstorm and wrote Fox Searchlight's Bootmen, which won five Australian Film Institute awards. Steve also wrote the action-comedy telemovie Hard Knox, episodes of the television series Big Sky and the Saturn award-winning Farscape. He is currently writing a sequel to Velocity. You can connect with Steve at href=''> and href=''> and href=''>

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