The Truth About The Stars

Fiction - Science Fiction
282 Pages
Reviewed on 09/08/2021
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite

In The Truth About The Stars by Mark Boxall, two astronauts are preparing for humankind's first flight into Outerspace. Their mission is to capture one of the Real Stars and bring it back to earth. While studying the Stars, a scientist becomes aware of shadows moving behind the Real Stars among the Pseudo-Stars and approaches the man in charge of the space launch. She believes the astronauts are in danger if they leave the atmosphere. Even though he believes her findings are valid, the plans for the lift-off continue. A conspiracy group behind the scenes is leaking information the government is attempting to hide regarding subversion of the mission. In the meantime, the astronauts become gravely ill while they wait in isolation. Despite all of the distractions and sabotage attempts, the government pushes the mission ahead, and the rocket launches into space for the first time. However, once the shuttle reaches the Real Star, something goes wrong, and one of the astronauts dies. Has someone undermined the mission? Can the remaining astronaut make it back alive?

When a space mission ends in disaster, life for everyone involved alters in unbelievable ways. The Truth About The Stars by Mark Boxall is filled with mystery and suspense. Engaging and intense, the story contains interesting concepts that include a provocative approach to society and the universe. The author created a story world that not only motivates readers' imaginations but is also thought-provoking. Even though the palindromes of the cities, characters, and countries are distracting, the storyline is captivating and suspenseful. This book is a stunning novel that will enthrall those who enjoy science fiction stories of other worlds.