How to Buy a Planet

by D.A. Holdsworth

The location: London.
The date: Very, very soon.
Buried under a mountain of debt and facing ruin, the world’s leaders have taken the only logical decision.

They’ve sold the planet.

When Toby, a penniless student, and his two new flatmates find out one morning on TV, they’re surprised to find the Earth’s new alien owners are staggeringly cute and bring the promise of a debt-free future. They’re getting ready to celebrate, when a chance encounter with a mysterious professor reveals the truth. And there’s a glitch: the Earth is about to be destroyed.

Fresh, fun and fast-paced, ‘How to Buy a Planet’ is the unforgettable tale of three students on an impossible quest to beat the system. Perfect for fans of Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, or sci-fi hero, Doctor Who.
OVER 25,000 Copies Sold.
SHORTLISTED for The Selfies Fiction Award 2021

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Category: Science Fiction – Adventure

The Zoo of Intelligent Animals

by D.A. Holdsworth

London, 1977.

Year of the Silver Jubilee, Star Wars – and a spate of unexplained disappearances from across the academic world.

Elizabeth Belfort, a young agent with a soaring career and a sinking marriage, is urgently dispatched to bring in an elusive government informant.

But she soon finds herself drawn into the mysterious world of this informant and his family as they embark on a rescue mission. New horizons and new loves start to overturn her well-ordered life. Before long, she is travelling across galaxies to confront an alien race, who’ve taken a special interest in planet Earth and its primary intelligent species. They’ve even made a special home for some of them.

In a zoo.

Fast-paced, thrilling and inventive, ‘The Zoo of Intelligent Animals’ is the prequel to the bestselling ‘How to Buy a Planet’.
QUARTER-FINALIST BookLife Prize 2022 – Critics’ Score: 9.0 / 10

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