Litchat organises live Twitter conversations with authors every Wednesday. The one-hour session starts at 4 pm USA Eastern Time (4 am Thursday for those in Malaysia).
The guest author for the slot on 15th of October 2014 is Nicholas Sansbury Smith. He will talk about his novel ‘Orbs’ (synopsis below):
They have come for our most important resource…
The year is 2061, and the planet is dying. Cataclysmic solar storms have forced leaders from around the world to finally put aside their differences and agree on one thing—to jump ship. The human race is headed to Mars.
Dr. Sophie Winston is hired by New Tech Corporation to test a biosphere deep within the heart of Cheyenne Mountain; a mission she believes will help prepare NTC for the three-year flight to the red planet. But, just days into the assignment, things start to go wrong. When the blast doors hiss open, Winton’s team finds a changed world outside. Humans are gone, vanished without a trace, and they aren’t the only thing missing. The planet’s water is gone, too.
As the team explores their surroundings, they find thousands of luminous blue orbs lining the streets. It isn’t until they uncover what’s inside that they realize the nightmare that lies ahead.
There are two ways to follow the conversation:
- Type #litchat at Twitter search box
- Visit Litchat dedicated channel at http://www.nurph.com/litchat (recommended for those who prefer to read tweets in order)
To those who participate in the moderated Twitter chat, have a great time.