Assassin's Orbit by John Appel

Assassin's Orbit

John Appel

448 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction science fiction informative reflective slow-paced


Golden Girls meets The Expanse with a side of Babylon FiveMurder forces the unlikeliest of allies.On the eve of the planet Ileri's historic vote to join the Commonwealth, the assassination of a government minister threatens to shatter everything. ...

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adventurous 100%
mysterious 40%
informative 20%
dark 10%
emotional 10%
hopeful 10%
tense 10%


medium 40%
fast 40%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 100%

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