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Can't remember a SF book I read years ago... Earth turns red

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Initial post: Nov 5, 2012 2:32:35 PM PST
Chris says:
I am trying to find a book I read years ago (Sometime around 1996-1998 I'd guess) that feel like I want to re-read.

What I can remember is that the book starts out mainly from the point of view of a group of astronauts who are orbiting earth. They lose communications, then notice that all plant life that used to look green from their viewpoint is not red. They don't know whats going on and the time for their reentry and landing is fast approaching. They decide to go ahead and try to make the reentry and landing without communications, and without knowing what happened on earth.... the story goes from there.

I think the title has Red or Blood or Crimson or some mention of the color in the title... like Red Earth, Blood Earth, Red Planet, Crimson Skies.... but my googlefu is weak and I can't find a match... Any help would be appreciated!

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 2:51:36 PM PST
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Posted on Nov 5, 2012 3:18:55 PM PST
Chris says:
Earth Blood (Earthblood #1)

I found it! Knew it had blood or red in it...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2012 9:23:40 PM PST
and the cover was read

and (waving his hands) it was about this big

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 9:54:15 PM PST
Did part two ever come out?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2012 1:10:48 AM PST
2theD says:
Earth Blood (Earthblood #1) [1993]
Deep Trek (Earthblood #2) [1994]
Aurora Quest (Earthblood #3) [1994]

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 11:08:52 AM PST
Chris says:
yeah I only ever remember reading the 1st one... I'm going to get all 3 now and read em
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