Apocalypse Mars is the story of a group of astronauts who face the most dangerous and important mission of their careers: to save two planets from destruction. America?s unmanned spacecraft Viking III detects seismic tremors on Mars. Investigation reveals that the tremors are evidence of a frightening secret hidden deep within the red planet: a spiraling internal pressure that if left unchecked will build to a catastrophic end for both Mars and Earth. To counter the ever-increasing threat without causing worldwide panic, NASA devises a secret plan called Project Vulcan. Putting together a team of hand-picked astronauts and developing the necessary spacecraft to perform the rigorous mission, Project Vulcan nears fruition and a final plan to avert disaster on the red planet is put in motion. Just before the team begins their historic flight, a massive explosion occurs on Mars and the secret is revealed and worldwide focus is suddenly put on Project Vulcan. As the astronauts begin the most challenging journey of their lives, with the world watching, the fate of both planets rests in the balance. Can they save Mars and, more importantly, our world before imminent devastation? The seamless plotline weaves factual data, unforgettable characters and razor-sharp dialogue to make for an extremely satisfying read that sweeps the reader along effortlessly to a powerful conclusion.