Six female contenders and their male counterparts.
Six minutes to get to know one another.
An eternity for loving.
They are six girls and six boys in the two separate bays of a single spaceship.
They have six minutes every week to choose their partner for life, under the unblinking eye of the on-board cams.
They are the contenders in the Genesis program, History’s craziest speed-dating show ever, aimed at creating the first human colony on Mars.
Leonor, an 18 year-old orphan, is part of the six chosen ones.
She has signed up for glory.
She has signed up for love.
She has signed up for a one-way ticket.
Even if the dream turns into a nightmare, it is too late for regret.
PHOBOS is the first installment in a heart-stopping spatial series, where Victor Dixen pushes his heroes to the edge of the universe – and to the edge of themselves.
(Robert Laffont, Collection R)
Journalists talk about PHOBOS
Victor Dixen creates a literary event with the first instalment in his new series: Phobos, meaning "fear" in Greek. This novel keeps the reader spellbound till the very last sentence.
Phobos is a striking novel that masterfully mixes science-fiction, thriller and romance. Victor Dixen delivers a truly immersive reading experience, and a highly addictive book.
In his sixth novel, this young author invite the readers to take part in a breathtaking space odyssey. Inside the pages of Phobos there are many dreams… and many nightmares. Let’s go to Mars!
Both a space epic and a romantic comedy, Phobos is a thrilling book. We bet readers won’t be able to put it down until the very last page.
A zero-gravity story, exploring the destiny of mankind and the conquest of other worlds. This book will take you to the stars!
Booksellers and librarians talk about PHOBOS...
This high-flying spatial thriller mixes sci-fi codes with an amazing talent, to create a never-told-before story that manages to surprise the reader page after page. A definite favorite, and a must-read.
The return of a unique writer, whose novels always convince us!
Come onboard the Phobos spaceship, and you will live an out-of-this-world experience. Victor Dixen offers us an innovative and addictive story!
This new science-fiction novel is bound to take the bookstores by storm. Speed-dating frenzy, mysterious murders, riveting space conquest: get prepared, for this book is a real firework!!!
A breathtaking race against time. And when you think you finally get it, the author manages to surprise you again!
Oh yes!!! Money, manipulation, love, trust: this novel will bring you very far, very fast!
Bloggers talk about PHOBOS...
I fell in love with this book. Victor Dixen manages to turn up the heat from the very first pages. I can't wait for book 2!
So, what do I think about Phobos? It rocks! The recipe tastes damn good. It is a delightful read, the best of Young Adult, the kind of story you would dream to see on the big screen on day...
You really live with the characters, and feel their crushes, their fears, their anxieties… Once you open the book, you can’t close it. It is a very addictive read, that you just can’t put down.
A bomb of a novel, a trip to the stars, and a mega favorite.
This is such a wonderful discovery! I simply could not resist this book. Each time I had to put it down to take care of my daughter, I only wanted to open it again – even if it meant giving the bottle to my baby while reading!
PHOBOS is a seriously thrilling narrative, that totally engulfed me. I warmly recommend it to all science-fiction and YA readers.
PHOBOS: six million readers, six seconds to fall in love with it, an eternity for remembering it. A must-read!
It is quite simple : you HAVE TO read it! Don’t do the mistake to overlook this extraordinary, fascinating book. A real masterpiece, that should be made into a movie.
This novel is as clever as it is fascinating.
This book is an atomic bomb. I enjoyed it from the very first line to the very last.
I can’t find the words to tell you how difficult it was for me to put the book down and try to sleep. A big favorite!
This spatial thriller won me over. Come onboard the spaceship to Mars!
This is a total success, a real crush, and I really hope it will be adapted into a movie.
A thrilling science-fiction novel, a very original plot, strong-willed characters. I just loved it!
This book will keep you breathless.
A game of make-believe, doubt and fear, masterfully orchestrated by Victor Dixen. To read in priority!
Through this book, I discovered an author that combines a thorough knowledge of his subject, a magnificent style, and the ability to create larger-than-life characters.
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