Mike Resnick has informed us that Amazon has posted the cover art and synopsis of the upcoming novel The Cassandra Project, co-authored with Jack McDevitt.
Here’s the synopsis:
Two science fiction masters–Jack McDevitt and Mike Resnick–team up to deliver a classic thriller, in which one man uncovers the secret history of the U.S. space program…
Early in his career, Jerry Culpepper could never have been accused of being idealistic. Doing public relations–even for politicians–was strictly business. Until he was hired as NASA’s public affairs director and discovered a client he could believe in. Proud of the agency’s history and sure of its destiny, he was thrilled to be a part of its future–a bright era of far-reaching space exploration.
But public disinterest and budget cuts changed that future. Now, a half-century after the first moon landing, Jerry feels like the only one with starry–and unexplored planets and solar systems–in his eyes.
Still Jerry does his job, trying to drum up interest in the legacy of the agency. Then a fifty-year-old secret about the Apollo 11 mission is revealed, and he finds himself embroiled in the biggest controversy of the twenty-first century, one that will test his ability–and his willingness–to spin the truth about a conspiracy of reality-altering proportions…
Book info as per Amazon US:
- Reading level: Ages 18 and up
- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Ace Hardcover (November 6, 2012)
- ISBN-10: 1937008711
- ISBN-13: 978-1937008710