Jennifer Foehner Wells' highly recommended Fluency is a phenomenal story of first contact!
Decades ago NASA discovered a drifting UFO. After months crammed together in a small spaceship Dr. Jane Holloway, and the rest of the crew, are unprepared to find something alive. Suddenly simply surviving seems impossible, and the alien may be Jane's best ally.
Great descriptions of technology, well written characters and believable relationships, and great plot twists and turns keep this book moving fast. I'm absolutely looking forward to this story continuing!
Fluency (Confluence Book 1)
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