All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries 1) by Martha Wells

“The action-mystery-adventure element to All Systems Red is a lot of fun. Wells has a really tight grasp of tension and pacing, and a truly polished skill with turning a phrase. The language in All Systems Red draws no attention to itself, but Wells has a knack for making even unobtrusive prose slid into a vivid line that brings a whole paragraph to life. But the real appeal of All Systems Red is the voice… All Systems Red a really fun piece of science fiction adventure with compelling characters and great pacing.” —