But she can’t take them to the stars, not quite yet. His opponent is hot on his trail, the future of the planet is at stake, and obeying the First Rule is no longer an option.
For the first time in a hundred generations, Mia’s family will have to choose to hold their ground, risking not only their lineage, but the future of the human race.
A dark, satirical thriller seen through the eyes of the women who sacrifice everything to make progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them.
Stars and Bones by Gareth L. Powell
Editor: Titan Books
Release date: 1st of March
Den of Geek says: Another of this month’s toughest sci-fi releases has drawn praise from Adrian Tchaikovsky and comparisons to Ann Leckie.
Editor’s Summary: Seventy-five years from today, the human race has been cast from a dying Earth to roam the stars in a vast fleet of arks, each shaped by its inhabitants into a diverse and fascinating new environment, with its own rules and eccentricities.
When her sister goes missing responding to a mysterious alien distress call, Eryn insists on joining the crew sent to find her. What she discovers about Candidate-623 is both terrifying and deadly. When the menace pursues her to the fleet and people start dying, she is tasked with searching for a legendary recluse who may well hold the key to humanity’s survival.