Baker & Taylor
When the colony ship Aurora crashlands on a desolate, ice-bound planet in the Helix, part of a spiral of worlds orbiting around a central sun, leaving most of the colonists in coldsleep, the surviving crew members search the spiral for a more habitable place for the colony and come face to face with dangerous alien cultures. Original.
Simon and Schuster
Helix is a fast-paced action adventure novel following the plight of four humans when they crashland on what they think is a desolate, ice-bound planet. Daylight brings the discovery that the planet is one of thousands arranged in a vast spiral wound about a central sun. They set off to discover a more habitable, Earth-like world and come across strange races of aliens, and life-threatening perils, on their way.
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