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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 The Specialist
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'Lance Garrith, star reporter for the Solar News, came to Mars for the scoop of a lifetime: evidence of a visitor from beyond the stars. But a Martian colony can be a dangerous place. Lance is watched, followed ... and nearly killed. Something on Mars doesn't want to be found. Something not quite human...' (Back cover)


  • Dedication: "To Paul Collins - friend and indefatigable publisher of science fiction in Australia during the lean years."
  • Author's note: "Some of the characters in this novel have appeared in a short story of mine in the anthology Distant Worlds, published in 1981 by Cory & Collins, Melbourne, Australia, later reprinted in German and Japanese."

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      United States of America (USA),
      Ace Books ,
      1990 .
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      Extent: 246p.
      • Cover tagline: 'The future of Earth... is not on Earth.'
      ISBN: 0441777899
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