ARC Review: Fugitive Telemetry

Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells
Expected publication by on April 27th 2021
Genres: Scifi, Novella
Pages: 176
Format: eARC (this was provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“No, I didn’t kill the dead human. If I had, I wouldn’t dump the body in the station mall, for fuck’s sake.”

Is there anything better than a new Murderbot book? No, the answer is no.

Fugitive Telemetry takes place before Network Effect and has Murderbot having to solve a murder with Station Security, who aren’t exactly happy about having a SecUnit on Preservation Station. No matter who is vouching for them.

Martha Wells continues to deliver with Murderbot’s hilarious inner monologue while also pulling on my heartstrings and as with all the other books in the series, this was difficult to put down once I started it. So, if you’re like me and are continuing to love Murderbot and their grumpy ways, then you won’t be disappointed. This is another fantastic installment for the series!

The quote above were taken from an ARC and are subject to change upon publication.

About the book

When Murderbot discovers a dead body on Preservation Station, it knows it is going to have to assist station security to determine who the body is (was), how they were killed (that should be relatively straightforward, at least), and why (because apparently that matters to a lot of people—who knew?)

Yes, the unthinkable is about to happen: Murderbot must voluntarily speak to humans!


Content Warnings:

Violence, death, blood, murder, medical trauma, medical content, mentions of slavery, mentions of torture, cursing, confinement, kidnapping, gun violence, and trafficking.

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