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The Nano Flower

The Nano Flower

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

Following Mindstar Rising and A Quantum Murder, The Nano Flower is the final book in Peter F. Hamilton's Greg Mandel trilogy - a page-turning science-fictional detective story. Julia Evans, billionaire owner of Event Horizon, is in trouble. For fifteen years she's been the power behind England's economic renaissance, but this won't help her now. Her husband is missing and rival companies claim to have acquired an incredible new technology - something impossibly superior to what has come before. So she has no time to notice a single flower, delivered anonymously. But this flower possesses genes millions of years in advance of any terrestrial DNA. Is it a cryptic alien message, or a poignant farewell token from her husband? One man could discover its origins, but Greg Mandel won't be alone in this desperate search. And as Greg and Julia discover, being first in the race won't be enough - when the Nano Flower starts to bloom . . .

A Quantum Murder

A Quantum Murder

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

A Quantum Murder is the thrilling second book in Peter F. Hamilton's incredibly successful Greg Mandel series. Dr Edward Kitchener was a brilliant researcher into quantum cosmology . . . but he's found dead, lungs spread on either side of his open chest. His employers, Event Horizon, now want to know what happened - and fast. Many were anxious to stop Kitchener's work, and could have paid an assassin's fee. And only a mercenary could've breached Launde Abbey's premier-grade security system. Yet why would a professional waste time ritually slaughtering the target? Greg Mandel, psi-boosted ex-private eye, is enticed out of retirement to track the killer. He launches himself on a convoluted trail which will mean confronting the past. But - according to Kitchener's theories - this past might never have happened.

Mindstar Rising

Mindstar Rising

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

Mindstar Rising is the first in Peter F. Hamilton's hugely popular Greg Mandel series. It's the 21st century and global warming is here to stay, so forget the way your country used to look. And get used to the free market, too - the companies possess all the best hardware, and they're calling the shots now. In a world like this, a man open to any offers can do just fine. A man like Greg Mandel for instance, who's psi-boosted, wired into the latest sensory equipment and carrying state-of-the-art weaponry. He's also been part of the English Army's Mindstar Battalion. As the cartels battle for control of a revolutionary new power source, and corporate greed outstrips national security, tension is mounting to boiling point. And Greg Mandel is about to face the ultimate test. Mindstar Rising is followed by A Quantum Murder and The Nano Flower to complete the Greg Mandel trilogy.

Salvation

Salvation

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Know your enemy - or be defeated AD 2204 An alien shipwreck is discovered on a planet at the very limits of human expansion - so Security Director Feriton Kayne selects a team to investigate. The ship's sinister cargo not only raises bewildering questions, but could also foreshadow humanity's extinction. It will be up to the team to bring back answers, and the consequences of this voyage will change everything. Back on Earth, we can now make deserts bloom and extend lifespans indefinitely, so humanity seems invulnerable. We therefore welcomed the Olyix to Earth when they contacted us. They needed fuel for their pilgrimage across the galaxy - and in exchange they helped us advance our technology. But were the Olyix a blessing or a curse? THE FAR FUTURE Many lightyears from Earth, Dellian and his clan of genetically-engineered soldiers are raised with one goal. They must confront and destroy their ancient adversary. The enemy caused mankind to flee across the galaxy and they hunt us still. If they aren't stopped, we will be wiped out - and we're running out of time. Salvation is the first title in a stunning science fiction trilogy, The Salvation Sequence, by Peter F. Hamilton

Salvation

Salvation

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Know your enemy - or be defeated. AD 2204 An alien shipwreck is discovered on a planet at the very limits of human expansion - so Security Director Feriton Kayne selects a team to investigate. The ship's sinister cargo not only raises bewildering questions, but could also foreshadow humanity's extinction. It will be up to the team to bring back answers, and the consequences of this voyage will change everything. Back on Earth, we can now make deserts bloom and extend lifespans indefinitely, so humanity seems invulnerable. We therefore welcomed the Olyix to Earth when they contacted us. They needed fuel for their pilgrimage across the galaxy - and in exchange they helped us advance our technology. But were the Olyix a blessing or a curse? THE FAR FUTURE Many lightyears from Earth, Dellian and his clan of genetically engineered soldiers are raised with one goal. They must confront and destroy their ancient adversary. The enemy caused mankind to flee across the galaxy and they hunt us still. If they aren't stopped, we will be wiped out - and we're running out of time. Salvation is the first title in a stunning science fiction trilogy, the Salvation Sequence, by Peter F. Hamilton

The Reality Dysfunction

The Reality Dysfunction

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton is the first in a sweeping galactic trilogy from the master of space opera, The Night's Dawn trilogy. In AD 2600, the human race is finally realizing its potential. The galaxy's colonized planets host a multitude of diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has defeated disease and produced extraordinary space-born creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive, living on the wealth created by industrializing entire star systems. And throughout inhabited space, the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. Then something goes catastrophically wrong. On a primitive colony planet, a renegade criminal encounters an utterly alien entity. And this unintended meeting triggers the release of those that should never see the light, threatening everything we've become. An extinct race named this phenomenon 'the Reality Dysfunction'. It is a nightmare that has haunted us since the dawn of time. The Reality Dysfunction is followed by The Neutronium Alchemist and The Naked God.

The Naked God

The Naked God

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The third book in the The Night's Dawn trilogy, The Naked God by Peter F. Hamilton is an epic conclusion to dramatic and compelling series. The Confederation is verging on collapse, unable to prevent the enemy from sweeping through the galaxy. And Earth's defences have finally been penetrated, its giant domed cities destroyed one by one. As time runs out for civilisation, those who fight on must join forces and form new alliances - but an enemy's enemy isn't always a friend. The war is desperate on all fronts, with battles fought on a scale unseen by humankind for six centuries. There are rumours that an ancient space-faring race faced this same threat to its existence -surviving with the help of the Sleeping God. If this mysterious and powerful entity truly exists, we may be able to find it. And if it really can avert the ultimate catastrophe, we may at last find hope. Joshua Clavert and Syrinx now fly their starships on a mission to find the Sleeping God - which an alien race believes holds the key to finally overthrowing the possessed.

The Neutronium Alchemist

The Neutronium Alchemist

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

Following on from The Reality Dysfunction, The Neutronium Alchemist is the second epic novel in the Night's Dawn trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton. A seemingly unstoppable force has entered our universe, and we are confronted by our most primal fear. Those who have succumbed to its horror have acquired godlike powers. Yet their actions are far from divine as they advance from planet to planet, leaving slaughter and mayhem in their wake. The Confederation Navy is dangerously overstretched, as whole worlds fracture and collapse. And a dark messiah prepares to invoke his own version of the final night. In such desperate times, a powerful new weapon could cause yet more terror, but Dr Alkad Mzu is determined to retrieve the Alchemist - and complete her thirty-year-old mission to slay a star. However, others have their own ideas on how to use this ultimate doomsday device. The Neutronium Alchemist is followed by The Naked God.

Zweite Chance auf Eden

Zweite Chance auf Eden

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

Mit Peter F. Hamiltons "e;Armageddon"e;-Zyklus gelangte das Genre der Space Opera zu neuer Blute. Nun liegt mit der Neuausgabe von "e;Zweite Chance auf Eden"e; das perfekte Buch fur Neueinsteiger und Fans der Reihe vor: In sieben langeren Erzahlungen fuhrt der Autor den Leser durch die Geschichte der Konfoderation. Er erzahlt von der Besiedlung erster fremder Planeten durch die Menschen, von gentechnischen Manipulationen und der Begegnung zwischen Menschen und Auerirdischen - und auch in diesem Band besticht Peter F. Hamilton mit einer unverwechselbaren Mischung aus Abenteuerroman und wissenschaftlicher Science-Fiction.

Der nackte Gott

Der nackte Gott

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2017

Der Abschluss des Armageddon-Zyklus: Der Feldzug gegen die Besessenen wird zu einer furchtbaren Schlacht, wie sie die Menschheit seit sechshundert Jahren nicht mehr erlebt hat. Und Joshua Calvert und Syrinx brechen mit ihrem Raumschiff zu einer letzten Mission auf. Sie wollen den Schlafenden Gott finden, von dem die Legende kundet, er ware der Schlussel zum Sieg uber die Besessenen ...

Das Dunkel der Sterne

Das Dunkel der Sterne

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2017

Peter F. Hamilton ist der erfolgreichste britische Science-Fiction-Autor und gilt als Meister der gro angelegten, wahrhaft epischen Space Opera. Nach "e;Der Abgrund jenseits der Traume"e; kommen alle Fans nun in den Genuss des neuen Bands aus der "e;Chronik der Faller"e;: Der Planet Bienvenido konnte zwar endlich aus der Leere ins Universum zuruckkehren. Doch er ist Millionen Lichtjahre von der Konfoderation entfernt und die Menschen sind in ihrer erbitterten Schlacht gegen die Faller auf sich allein gestellt. Diese haben fast jeden Bereich der Gesellschaft infiltriert, nur darauf aus, das menschliche Leben zu zerstoren. Aber es gibt Hoffnung: Eine mysteriose Gestalt, die als kriegerischer Engel bekannt ist, fuhrt den verzweifelten Widerstand an. Und der Astronaut Ry Evine macht eine Entdeckung, die die Rettung bedeuten konnte - oder den Untergang der Menschheit ...

Die Besessenen

Die Besessenen

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2017

Band 5 des faszinierenden Armageddon-Zyklus: Die Konfoderation steht kurz vor dem Zusammenbruch. Die Besessenen haben es dadurch noch leichter, neue Welten zu infiltrieren. An allen Fronten wird gekampft: Auf der Erde wutet Quinn Dexter, verfolgt von Louise Kavanagh. Ihr gelingt es, einige Verbundete zu finden. Doch deren Ziele stimmen nicht immer mit ihren eigenen uberein ...

Night Without Stars

Night Without Stars

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2017

Following the astonishing The Abyss Beyond Dreams, Night Without Stars is the epic second and final part to Peter F. Hamilton's Chronicle of the Fallers. The planet Bienvenido is in crisis. It has finally escaped the Void, emerging into regular space. But it's millions of light-years from Commonwealth assistance, and humans are battling the Fallers for control of their world. This rapacious adversary, evolved to destroy all sentient life, has infiltrated every level of human society - hijacking unwilling bodies so its citizens fear their leaders, friends and family. A mysterious figure known as the Warrior Angel leads a desperate resistance. She's helped by forbidden Commonwealth technology, which gives her a crucial edge. But the government obstructs the Angel's efforts at every turn, blinded by prejudice and technophobia. As Fallers also prepare to attack from the skies, she might need to incite rebellion to fight this invasion. But the odds seem impossible. Then astronaut Ry Evine uncovers one last hope. On a mission against the enemy, his spacecraft damages an unidentified vessel. This crash-lands on the planet carrying unexpected cargo: a baby. This extraordinary Commonwealth child possesses knowledge that could save them all. But if the Fallers catch her, the people of Bienvenido will not survive.

A Voyage Through Air

A Voyage Through Air

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2017

War is coming - and every leader of every realm has sided with the War Emperor and pledged to fight the Karrak invaders - apart from Taggie, the teenage Queen of Dreams-to-be. Aided by an unusual band of allies, including a Karrak Lord, an elf and a feisty skyfolk captain, Taggie knows that the only way to stop the war is to find the long-lost gateway between our universe and the dark universe: the home of the Karrak people. But where do you begin to look for something that was deliberately hidden? And just how much is Taggie willing to lose in her desperate quest for peace? A Voyage Through Air is the third and final book in the fantastic The Queen of Dreams children's fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Peter F.Hamilton.

Der Neutronium-Alchimist

Der Neutronium-Alchimist

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 03/07/2017

Der vierte Band des Armageddon-Zyklus von Peter F. Hamilton: Die Besessenen breiten sich immer weiter im Universum aus. Chaos und Tod drohen den bevolkerten Welten. Armeen allein sind der Bedrohung nicht mehr gewachsen. Und fur Joshua Calvert geht der Wettlauf mit der Zeit weiter. Er muss Dr. Alkad Mzu finden, bevor sie den Alchimisten, die gefurchtete Superwaffe, reaktivieren kann. Doch Joshua ist nicht der einzige auf ihrer Spur ...

Seelengesange

Seelengesange

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 02/06/2017

Der dritte Band des faszinierenden Armageddon-Zyklus: Die uralte Bedrohung ist von Lalonde entkommen und hat den Frieden der Konfoderation zerstort. Jene, die sich ihr unterwarfen, haben gottahnliche Krafte erlangt, doch wandeln sie nun auf den Pfaden des Bosen. Auf allen Planeten wird gegen die Hollenkrafte gekampft. Wahrenddessen setzt Dr. Alkad Mzu alles daran, die von ihr entwickelte Superwaffe zu reaktivieren. Joshua Calvert muss sie finden, bevor die Apokalypse ausbricht ...

Fehlfunktion

Fehlfunktion

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2017

Band 2 des faszinierenden Armageddon-Zyklus: Die Besessenen breiten sich scheinbar unaufhaltsam uber Lalonde aus. Die Konfoderation entsendet eine Flotte, um ihnen Einhalt zu gebieten. Kann sie verhindern, dass der Planet aus dem Universum entfuhrt wird? Gleichzeitig wird eine skrupellose Frau nach langer Zeit im Exil wieder aktiv, um uralte Racheplane zu verfolgen. Wenn es ihr gelingt, den Geheimdiensten zu entkommen, droht dem gesamten Universum grote Gefahr ...

Die unbekannte Macht

Die unbekannte Macht

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 03/04/2017

Es ist das Jahr 2600. Die Menschheit entdeckt endlich ihr ganzes Potential. Hunderte von Kolonien, verstreut uber die ganze Galaxis, bieten eine Unzahl unterschiedlichster Kulturen und unermesslichen Reichtum. Gentechnik hat die Grenzen der Natur gesprengt. Der Handel bluht und die Konfoderation sorgt fur Frieden und Sicherheit. Ein goldenes Zeitalter ist angebrochen. Doch etwas ist schiefgelaufen. Auf einem kleinen, unscheinbaren Planeten trifft ein Mensch unvermittelt auf ein vollkommen nichtmenschliches Wesen - und lost die Apokalypse aus: eine Macht, die all unsere Angste wahr werden lasst ... Endlich liegt der Armageddon-Zyklus von Science-Fiction-Gromeister Peter F. Hamilton in komplett neuer Ausstattung vor.

Night Without Stars

Night Without Stars

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/09/2016

Following the astonishing The Abyss Beyond Dreams, Night Without Stars is the epic second and final part to Peter F. Hamilton's Chronicle of the Fallers. The planet Bienvenido is in crisis. It has finally escaped the Void, emerging into regular space. But it's millions of light-years from Commonwealth assistance, and humans are battling the Fallers for control of their world. This rapacious adversary, evolved to destroy all sentient life, has infiltrated every level of human society - hijacking unwilling bodies so its citizens fear their leaders, friends and family. A mysterious figure known as the Warrior Angel leads a desperate resistance. She's helped by forbidden Commonwealth technology, which gives her a crucial edge. But the government obstructs the Angel's efforts at every turn, blinded by prejudice and technophobia. As Fallers also prepare to attack from the skies, she might need to incite rebellion to fight this invasion. But the odds seem impossible. Then astronaut Ry Evine uncovers one last hope. On a mission against the enemy, his spacecraft damages an unidentified vessel. This crash-lands on the planet carrying unexpected cargo: a baby. This extraordinary Commonwealth child possesses knowledge that could save them all. But if the Fallers catch her, the people of Bienvenido will not survive.

The Hunting of the Princes

The Hunting of the Princes

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2016

Taggie has had a busy year. From finding out she's the queen-to-be of a magical realm to learning to use magic . . . to discovering that someone wants her dead! Assassins have been targeting royal heirs throughout the magical realms, and everyone thinks the Karrak invaders are responsible. War seems inevitable - yet Taggie has just found out two very interesting facts. Firstly, that the Karraks come from a completely different universe. And secondly, that there was once a gate to this universe - now lost in the mists of time. If Taggie and her friends can find the gate, perhaps they can also stop the war? But to do so they need to find a Karrak who will take their side . . .

Window into Time (Novella)

Window into Time (Novella)

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 28/07/2016

A profound, poignant, mind-blowing trip into time and consciousness awaits in this ebook original novella from New York Times bestselling author Peter F. Hamilton. In the vein of Life After Life, Hamilton's bold speculations into the nature of lifeand what comes aftermake for riveting, provocative fiction. The universe is not only stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine. Whip-smart thirteen-year-old Julian Costello Proctorbetter known as Juleshas an eidetic memory. For as long as he can remember, he has remembered everything. ';My mind is always on,' he explains. But when an unexpected death throws his life into turmoil, Jules begins to experience something strange. For the first time, there are holes in his memory. But that's not the strangest part. What's really weird isn't what he's forgotten; it's what he remembers. Memories of another life, not his own. And not from some distant past. No, these memories belong to a man who's alive right now. With bravery, ingenuity, and quirky good humor, Jules devises a theory to explain this baffling phenomenon. While tracking down the identity of his mysterious doppelgnger, he finds himself enmeshed in the hopes and dreams of a stranger . . . and caught in the coils of a madman's deadly plot. Praise for Peter F. Hamilton ';The owner of the most powerful imagination in science fiction, author of immense, complex far-future sagas.'Ken Follett ';The clear heir to Heinlein, in my view.'Marc Andreessen, co-founder, Netscape ';Space Opera doesn't get much more epic than Peter F. Hamilton.'SFFWorld ';Hamilton tackles SF the way George R. R. Martin is tackling fantasy.'SF Reviews ';Fusing elements of hard SF with adventure fantasy tropes, Hamilton has singlehandedly raised the bar for grand-scale speculative storytelling.'Publishers Weekly ';The author's mastery of the art of the ';big story' earns him a place among the leading authors of dynastic SF.'Library Journal

Window Into Time

Window Into Time

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 28/07/2016

Teenager Julian has perfect recall, which means he has trouble finding his place in the world. But he really does know his own mind. So when he starts experiencing someone else's memories, which are also tantalizing glimpses of the future, Julian realizes he must find out why. And as he comes to know this unmet friend, it becomes clear that this man is in danger. Julian resolves to do everything in his power to track him down - a journey which takes him to the heart of London's commercial district, home to the city's financial elite. He can't give up, as he might just prevent a murder.

Misspent Youth

Misspent Youth

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Set in the near future, over three hundred years before Pandora's Star and Judas Unchained, Peter F. Hamilton's Misspent Youth is a gripping introduction to the world of the Commonwealth Saga. Jeff Baker is granted the gift of eternal youth. However, it's not all it seems . . . It is 2040 and, after decades of research, we can finally rejuvenate a human being. At seventy-eight years old, Jeff Baker - renowned inventor and philanthropist - has given the world much of his creative genius. He's therefore selected as first choice for this gift. At first, rejuvenation feels like a miracle, until the glow begins to fade. Personal relationships start to break down and the world waits for more brilliant new work. Living the dream will come at a cost, but can Jeff pay the price?

Der Abgrund jenseits der Traume

Der Abgrund jenseits der Traume

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2015

Endlich kehrt Peter F. Hamilton zu seinem beliebtesten Universum zuruck. Auf diesen Band, Teil des "e;Commonwealth"e;-Zyklus und zugleich idealer Einstieg fur Neuleser, haben die Fans seit Jahren gewartet: Was liegt hinter der Leere, der gefahrlichsten Anomalie der Galaxis, die niemand zuvor durchquert hat? Die Leere ist ein gewaltiges, machtvolles Gebilde, mysterioser und gefahrlicher als alles im Universum. Als ein selbsternannter Prophet von dort Traumbilder empfangt, die auf eine bevorstehende Katastophe hindeuten, wird Nigel Sheldon beauftragt, zur Leere zu reisen. Er soll alles uber den Ursprung der Traume herausfinden und die letzte Grenze uberschreiten. Und was er entdeckt, wird uber das Schicksal aller Zivilisationen entscheiden ...

The Abyss Beyond Dreams

The Abyss Beyond Dreams

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Set in the same universe as his popular Commentwealth Saga and Void Trilogy, Peter F. Hamilton's The Abyss Beyond Dreams is the gripping first voume of the Chronicle of the Fallers. To save their civilization he must destroy it... When images of a lost civilization are 'dreamed' by a self-proclaimed prophet of the age, Nigel Sheldon, inventor of wormhole technology and creator of the Commonwealth society, is asked to investigate. Especially as the dreams seem to be coming from the Void - a mysterious area of living space monitored and controlled because of its hugely destructive capabilities. With it being the greatest threat to the known universe, Nigel is committed to finding out what really lies within the Void and if there's any truth to the visions they've received. Does human life really exist inside its boundary? But when Nigel crash lands inside the Void, on a planet he didn't even know existed, he finds so much more than he expected. Bienvenido: a world populated by the ancestors of survivors from Commonwealth colony ships that disappeared centuries ago. Since then they've been fighting an increasingly desperate battle against the Fallers, a space-born predator artificially evolved to conquer worlds. Their sole purpose is to commit genocide against every species they encounter. With their powerful telepathic lure - that tempts any who stray across their path to a slow and painful death - they are by far the greatest threat to humanity's continued existence on this planet. But Nigel soon realizes that the Fallers also hold the key to something he'd never hoped to find - the destruction of the Void itself. If only he can survive long enough to work out how to use it . . .

The Abyss Beyond Dreams

The Abyss Beyond Dreams

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Set in the same universe as his popular Commentwealth Saga and Void Trilogy, Peter F. Hamilton's The Abyss Beyond Dreams is the gripping first voume of the Chronicle of the Fallers. To save their civilization he must destroy it...When images of a lost civilization are 'dreamed' by a self-proclaimed prophet of the age, Nigel Sheldon, inventor of wormhole technology and creator of the Commonwealth society, is asked to investigate. Especially as the dreams seem to be coming from the Void - a mysterious area of living space monitored and controlled because of its hugely destructive capabilities. With it being the greatest threat to the known universe, Nigel is committed to finding out what really lies within the Void and if there's any truth to the visions they've received. Does human life really exist inside its boundary? But when Nigel crash lands inside the Void, on a planet he didn't even know existed, he finds far more than he expected. Bienvenido: a world populated by the ancestors of survivors from Commonwealth colony ships that disappeared centuries ago. Since then they've been fighting an increasingly desperate battle against the Fallers, a space-born predator artificially evolved to conquer worlds. Their sole purpose is to commit genocide against every species they encounter. With their powerful telepathic lure - that tempts any who stray across their path to a slow and painful death - they are by far the greatest threat to humanity's continued existence on this planet. But Nigel soon realizes that the Fallers also hold the key to something he'd never hoped to find - the destruction of the Void itself. If only he can survive long enough to work out how to use it ...

Fallen Dragon

Fallen Dragon

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2015

Fallen Dragon is a classic standalone novel by science fiction star, Peter F. Hamilton. Lawrence Newton always dreamed of adventure amongst the stars. Now the ultimate prize is within his grasp, but what will he risk to get it? Lawrence is the sergeant of a washed-out platoon, taking part in the bungled invasion of yet another human colony world. The giant corporations call such campaigns 'asset realization', but in practice it's simple piracy. When he's on the ground, being shot at and firebombed by resistance forces, he recalls stories of the Temple of the Fallen Dragon. Its priests supposedly guard a treasure hoard large enough to buy lifelong happiness. So Lawrence decides to mount a dangerous private-enterprise operation of his own.

The Evolutionary Void

The Evolutionary Void

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2014

Following The Dreaming Void and The Temporary Void, The Evolutionary Void is the epic conclusion to Peter F. Hamilton's Void trilogy, set in the world of the Commonwealth Saga. Time is running out for those determined to prevent millions of followers from the cult of Living Dreams crossing into the Void and triggering an expansion that will destroy everything in its path. Second Dreamer Araminta is on the run but knows that she cannot escape her destiny forever. But when she finally makes her choice it will change her in ways no one could have expected. Meanwhile, Edeard, the subject of the cult's dreams, finds life as challenging and dangerous as ever. He soon realizes that there are consequences for stability. But is the price for peace too high?

The Temporal Void

The Temporal Void

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2014

Following on from The Dreaming Void, The Temporal Void by Peter F. Hamilton is the second book in the incredibly successful Void Trilogy. Humanity is in turmoil as a fanatical cult, inspired by projected dreams from the Void, prepares to journey beyond its boundaries - no matter what they will unleash in doing so . . . Investigator Paula Myo is determined to find the Void's 'Second Dreamer', Araminta, who is channelling the latest visions of Edeard the Waterwalker. A messiah, it's his crusade against injustice that has influenced billions to risk journeying into the unknown. It's only as the dreams reach their culmination and Edeard's story nears its end that the Void's true nature will be revealed. And by then it may be too late . . .

The Dreaming Void

The Dreaming Void

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2014

The Dreaming Void is the first novel in Peter F. Hamilton's epic Void Trilogy, set in the world of the Commonwealth Saga. The Void: a sealed universe, billions of years old. Alive, its expansion is barely contained. Now it wants to make contact. Inigo channels mysterious dreams of an unlikely hero, a simpler life and a hope for a brighter future - on a world that's not his own. His disaffected followers are determined to seek this utopia and cross the forbidden boundary of the Void to reach it. Unaware that such an act could trigger its growth beyond all control . . . destroying everything in its path.

Judas Unchained

Judas Unchained

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2014

Judas Unchained is the high-action concluding novel of the Commonwealth Saga from Peter F. Hamilton, one of the world's bestselling science fiction writers. For hundreds of years the human race has been manipulated into starting a war that could destroy civilisation. As Chief Investigator Paula Myo hunts down the terrifying creature behind the ploy, the invasion continues and dozens of worlds fall to the enemy. Admiral Kime orders a defence with war-winning super-weapons, only to find that their adversaries have equally powerful armaments. How they got them is the question. Has the Commonwealth's top-secret defence project been compromised, or is the truth even worse?

Family Matters: A Short Story

Family Matters: A Short Story

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2014

Originally featured in a limited edition of Peter F. Hamilton's Mindstar Rising, Family Matters is a sci-fi detective short story starring Greg Mandel from his blockbuster trilogy.Richard Townsend would proudly call himself a man of business as he secures a lucrative, though not entirely legal, financial deal. What he believes to be easy money turns his life into a nightmare when detective Amanda Patterson knocks to his door to arrest him under suspicion of murdering local celebrity, Byrne Tayler. On the surface, all the clues seem to point to Richard. But Richard professes his innocence. Desperate to find out the truth, and driven by her remarkable instinct, Amanda seeks advice from an ex-Mindstar Brigade soldier Greg Mendel, in the hope that Greg's enhanced psychic abilities will help to reveal the truth about what really happened.

Void Trilogy 3-Book Bundle

Void Trilogy 3-Book Bundle

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 19/08/2014

Peter F. Hamilton's extraordinary far-future epics recall the golden age of science fiction, as practiced by Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. Nowhere is that legacy more in evidence than in The Void Trilogy. Taking place twelve hundred years after the events of Hamilton's Commonwealth novels, The Dreaming Void, The Temporal Void, and The Evolutionary Void are Hamilton at his most ambitious and daringly imaginativeand now all three are together for the first time in this addictive eBook bundle. Contains an exhilarating preview of Peter F. Hamilton's highly anticipated novel, The Abyss Beyond Dreams, set in the same universe as The Void Trilogy. THE DREAMING VOID THE TEMPORAL VOID THE EVOLUTIONARY VOID The year is 3589. At the very heart of the galaxy is the Void, a self-contained microuniverse that cannot be stopped as it expands in all directions, consuming everything in its path. Even the oldest and most technologically advanced of the galaxy's sentient races, the Raiel, do not know its origin or its purpose. Then Inigo, an astrophysicist, begins having vivid dreams. Inside the Void, Inigo sees paradise. Thanks to the gaiafield, a neural entanglement wired into most humans, those dreams are shared by hundreds of millionsand a religion, the Living Dream, is born, with Inigo as its prophet. But then he vanishes. A new wave of dreams broadcast by an unknown Second Dreamer serves as the impetus for a massive Pilgrimage into the Void, which could trigger an accelerated devourment phase that will swallow up thousands of worlds. Thus begins a desperate race to find Inigo and avert catastrophe. Praise for The Void Trilogy The Dreaming Void ';Peter F. Hamilton is the owner of the most powerful imagination in science fiction, author of immense, complex far-future sagas. The Dreaming Void is his best yet.'Ken Follett ';A real spellbinder from a master storyteller . . . dozens of scenarios, a surprisingly well-delineated cast of thousands, plotting enough to delight the most Machiavellian of readers.'Kirkus Reviews (starred review) ';Amazing storytelling . . . Hamilton is the clear heir to Heinlein in my view.'Marc Andreessen, founder, Netscape The Temporal Void ';Fusing elements of hard SF with adventure fantasy tropes, Hamilton has singlehandedly raised the bar for grand-scale speculative storytelling.'Publishers Weekly ';A great, sprawling, ripping yarn reminiscent of Golden Age Science Fiction.'SF Crowsnest ';A gripping story, with the fates of two universes at stake.'SF Site The Evolutionary Void ';Satisfying and powerful . . . Space Opera doesn't get much more epic than Peter F. Hamilton, something proven in spades in The Evolutionary Void.'SFFWorld ';Spiced with plenty of action and intrigue.'San Jose Mercury News ';The author's mastery of the art of the ';big story' earns him a place among the leading authors of dynastic SF.'Library Journal

Commonwealth Saga 2-Book Bundle

Commonwealth Saga 2-Book Bundle

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 15/07/2014

Earning comparisons to such sci-fi/fantasy greats as Frank Herbert, Isaac Asimov, and George R. R. Martin, Peter F. Hamilton is a one-of-a-kind voice in space opera. His interstellar adventures are hugely ambitious, wildly entertaining, and philosophically stimulating. Now Hamilton's centuries-spanning Commonwealth Sagathe linked novels Pandora's Star and Judas Unchainedis available in one epic eBook bundle. Contains a thrilling preview of Peter F. Hamilton's upcoming novel, The Abyss Beyond Dreams, set in the same universe as the Commonwealth Saga. PANDORA'S STAR JUDAS UNCHAINED 2380. The Intersolar Commonwealth, a sphere of stars, contains more than six hundred worlds interconnected by a web of transport ';tunnels' known as wormholes. At the farthest edge of the Commonwealth, astronomer Dudley Bose observes the impossible: over one thousand light-years away, a star . . . disappears. Since the location is too distant to reach by wormhole, the Second Chance, a faster-than-light starship commanded by Wilson Kime, a five-times-rejuvenated ex-NASA pilot, is dispatched to learn what has occurred and whether it represents a threat. Opposed to the mission are the Guardians of Selfhood. Shortly after the journey begins, Kime wonders if the crew of the Second Chance has been infiltrated. But soon enough he will have other worries. Halfway across the galaxy, something truly incredible is waiting: a deadly discovery whose unleashing will threaten to destroy the Commonwealth . . . and humanity itself. Praise for the Commonwealth Saga Pandora's Star ';Should be high on everyone's reading list . . . You won't be able to put it down.'Nancy Pearl, NPR ';An imaginative and stunning tale of the perfect future threatened . . . a book of epic proportions not unlike Frank Herbert's Dune or Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy.'SFRevu ';Recommended . . . A large cast of characters, each with his own story, brings depth and variety to this far-future saga.'Library Journal Judas Unchained ';An interstellar suspense thriller . . . sweeping in scope and emotional range.'San Antonio Express-News ';Hamilton tackles SF the way George R. R. Martin is tackling fantasy. . . . There's a sense of wonder here that's truly unchained.'SF Reviews ';Richly satisfying . . . wonderfully imagined . . . Hamilton adroitly leaps from the struggles of one engaging, quirky character to another.'Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A Second Chance at Eden

A Second Chance at Eden

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/09/2013

A Second Chance at Eden by Peter F. Hamilton, the bestselling master of space opera, is a collection containing a novella and six short stories set in the Confederation Universe of the Night's Dawn trilogy. Sonnie's Edge:The popular sport of 'beastie-baiting' involves contests to the death between artificial monsters controlled via human affinity bonds. Sonnie's team is particularly successful. . . but then her monster, 'Khanivore', has one special advantage. A Second Chance at Eden: A bitek habitat which orbits Jupiter, mining the fusion fuel on which Earth is dependent, Eden is a mini-nation of radical politics -- and even more radical technology. Then its creator is murdered in full view of the whole population, but nobody can identify the perpetrator -- or the motive. New Days Old Times: Settlers came to the planet Nyvan hoping for a lifestyle free of Earthbound hatreds. Alas, though environments may change, human nature does not. Candy Buds: The crime-lord Laurus rules Kariwak with an iron fist, jealously guarding control of the bitek trade. But when an astonishing new substance appears on the streets, virtual reality takes on an entirely new dimension. Deathday: On a desolate planet, a man wages an obsessive campaign of retribution against the last survivor of an alien race. But vengeance can cut both ways. The Lives and Loves of Tiarella Rosa: A passion that spans two generations of women. . . and endures beyond. Escape Route: The starship Lady Macbeth encounters a long-abandoned alien spacecraft, with its escape route still intact -- but leading where? And is the craft as empty as it seems?

The Confederation Handbook

The Confederation Handbook

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/04/2013

The Reality Dysfunction ... The Neutronium Alchemist ... The Naked God Peter F.Hamilton's Night's Dawn Trilogy has proved one of the best-selling science-fiction series of the last decade, and has placed British SF firmly back on the map. The Confederation Handbook by Peter F. Hamilton is an essential companion volume to The Reality Dysfunction, The Neutronium Alchemist and The Naked God for all the countless readers past, present and future for whom this massive trilogy has evolved into a defining SF classic. It comprises general background information relating to all three volumes, with comprehensive notes and glossaries on the major characters, planets, space stations, political hierarchies, weaponry, spacecraft, invasions, and the many alien races with their diverse social economies, industries and technologies. 'From the outset, Hamilton won over the sci-fi aficionados with the coherence of his invented universe' The Times

Great North Road

Great North Road

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

Great North Road is a standalone science fiction adventure from Peter F. Hamilton, the author of The Night's Dawn trilogy. When attending a Newcastle murder scene, Detective Sidney Hurst finds a dead North family clone. Yet none have been reported missing. And in 2122, twenty years ago, a North clone billionaire was horrifically murdered in the same manner on the tropical planet of St Libra. So, if the murderer is still at large, was Angela Tramelo wrongly convicted? She never wavered under interrogation, claiming she alone survived an alien attack. Investigating this potential alien threat now becomes the Human Defence Agency's top priority. St Libran bio-fuel is the lifeblood of Earth's economy and must be secured. A vast expedition is mounted via the Newcastle gateway, and experts are dispatched to the planet - with Angela Tramelo, grudgingly released from prison. But the expedition is cut off deep within St Libra's rainforests, and the murders begin. Angela insists it's the alien, but her new colleagues aren't sure. Did she see an alien, or does she have other reasons for being on St Libra? Praise for Peter F Hamilton: 'The most powerful imagination in science fiction' Ken Follett 'Novels that combine fantastic speculation with incredible detailed imagining of the lives we will lead' Guardian 'This is thrilling stuff; compulsively readable and abundantly full of ideas' The Times 'Reaches another level of excellence . . . Brilliant' Locus

Edge of Infiinity: Fourteen New Short Stories

Edge of Infiinity: Fourteen New Short Stories

Author: Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Hannu Rajaniemi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2012

ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND Those were Neil Armstrong's immortal words when he became the first human being to step onto another world. All at once, the horizon expanded; the human race was no longer Earthbound. Edge of Infinity is an exhilarating new SF anthology that looks at the next giant leap for humankind: the leap from our home world out into the Solar System. From the eerie transformations in Pat Cadigan's The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi to the frontier spirit of Sandra McDonald and Stephen D. Covey's The Road to NPS, and from the grandiose vision of Alastair Reynolds' Vainglory to the workaday familiarity of Kristine Kathryn Rusch's Safety Tests, the thirteen stories in this anthology span the whole of the human condition in their race to colonise Earth's nearest neighbours. Featuring stories by Hannu Rajaniemi, Alastair Reynolds, James S. A. Corey, John Barnes, Stephen Baxter, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Elizabeth Bear, Pat Cadigan, Gwyneth Jones, Paul McAuley, Sandra McDonald, Stephen D. Covey, An Owomoyela, and Bruce Sterling, Edge of Infinity is hard SF adventure at its best and most exhilarating.

Manhattan in Reverse

Manhattan in Reverse

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/05/2012

In 1998 Peter F. Hamilton, the master of space opera and top ten bestselling author, published his first collection of short stories in A Second Chance at Eden. Thirteen years later he returns to short fiction with a new collection. This includes 'Manhattan in Reverse,' an original story featuring Hamilton's popular detective Paula Myo, from his bestselling Commonwealth series. From 'Watching Trees Grow' and a murder mystery set in an alternative Oxford in the 1800s, to 'The Forever Kitten' and the questions of eternal youth and the sacrifice required to pursue this, these stories deal with intricate themes and sociological issues. They take an intriguing look at what it is it that makes us enduringly human. With all his usual wonderfully imagined futuristic technology, complex characters and brilliantly conceived storytelling, Peter F. Hamilton shows yet again what makes him Britain's number one science fiction writer.

Manhattan In Reverse

Manhattan In Reverse

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2012

A major collection of short fiction from Peter F. Hamilton, New York Times bestselling author of Pandora's Star, The Dreaming Void, and many other epic science fiction novelsincluding a brand-new novella starring detective Paula MyoFans of the Commonwealth Saga will enjoy the return of Paula Myo, the genetically engineered police investigator whose single-minded pursuit of justice runs up against a postwar citizenry eager to forget old crimes. In the all-new novella ';Manhattan in Reverse,' Paula is dispatched to the backwoods planet of Menard after a docile, supposedly nonintelligent alien species attacks peaceful human settlers. Menard may have to be evacuatedsomething the planet's corporate owners and human populace are prepared to resist . . . perhaps with targeted aggression.Violence hits closer to home in ';The Demon Trap' in which Paula's investigation of a gruesome act of terrorism leads into unexpected political, technological, and philosophical waters, threatening the course of human evolution.Time travel has never been so trickyor so deadlyas it is in ';If at First . . .,' in which Metropolitan Police detective David Lanson finds himself matching wits with a sociopath who might very well be from the future . . . or, at least, a future.';Blessed by an Angel' is set in the Commonwealth Universe of the Void trilogy and features an alien visitor who offers the local human population a chance at paradise. But one species' paradise may be another's hell.Three other thrilling pieces round out the collectionand showcase Peter F. Hamilton's ability to weave scientific speculation into very human storytelling.

Solaris Rising: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Solaris Rising: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction

Author: Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Tricia Sullivan Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/11/2011

Solaris Rising is the first in an exciting new series of anthologies that are set to reaffirm Solaris's proud reputation for producing high quality science fiction. The book will feature all original short stories from many best-selling authors such as Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, Paul di Filippo, Adam Roberts, Lavie Tidhar, Ian Watson, Ken MacLeod, Mike Resnick, Tricia Sullivan, Eric Brown, Steve Rasnic Tem along with other top name authors; stories guaranteed to surprise, thrill and delight, demonstrating why science fiction remains the most innovative, satisfying, and downright exciting genre of all.

The Nano Flower

The Nano Flower

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2011

Following Mindstar Rising and A Quantum Murder, the final book in the Greg Mandel trilogy, The Nano Flower by Peter F. Hamilton is a gripping and heart-stopping sci-fi detective story. Julia Evans, billionairess owner of Event Horizon, has for fifteen years been the power behind England's economic renaissance - but now she's in trouble. With her husband missing, and rival companies suddenly claiming to have acquired a technology impossibly superior to anything on Earth, she has no time to take notice of a single flower delivered anonymously. But this flower possesses genes millions of years in advance of any terrestrial DNA. Is it a cryptic alien message, or a poignant farewell token from her husband? One man might discover its origin - but Greg Mandel will not be alone in his desperate search. And, as they both now discover, simply being first in the race isn't nearly good enough when the Nano Flower begins to bloom . . .

A Quantum Murder

A Quantum Murder

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2011

A Quantum Murder is the thrilling second book in Peter F. Hamilton's incredibly successful Greg Mandel series. Dr Edward Kitchener, a brilliant researcher into quantum cosmology for the Event Horizon conglomerate . . . but no good to anybody now, lying dead with his lungs spread out on either side of his open chest. The security system at Launde Abbey was premier-grade, yet a mercenary could still have got through, and plenty of people anxious to stop Kitchener's work would pay the killer's fee. But why would a professional waste time in ritually slaughtering the target? Event Horizon needs to know fast, so Greg Mandel, psi-boosted ex-private eye, is enticed out of retirement to launch himself on a convoluted trail involving confrontation with a past which - according to Kitchener's theories - might never have happened.

Mindstar Rising

Mindstar Rising

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2011

Mindstar Rising is the first in Peter F. Hamilton's hugely popular Greg Mandel series. It's the 21st century and global warming is here to stay, so forget the way your country used to look. And get used to the free market, too - the companies possess all the best hardware, and they're calling the shots now. In a world like this, a man open to any offers can make out just fine. A man like Greg Mandel for instance, who's psi-boosted, wired into the latest sensory equipment, carrying state-of-the-art weaponry - and late of the English Army's Mindstar Battalion. As the cartels battle for control of a revolutionary new power source, and corporate greed outstrips national security, tension is mounting to boiling point - and Greg Mandel is about to face the ultimate test. Mindstar Rising is followed by A Quantum Murder and The Nano Flower to complete the Greg Mandel trilogy.

Footvote

Footvote

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 16/09/2011

Taken from Peter F. Hamilton's short story collection Manhattan in Reverse, Footvote is a thrilling short story featuring Paulo Myo of the Commonwealth Saga.It's our world, present day - the UK is going to rack and ruin. There are strikes, the power facilities don't have enough technicians to continue running them, oppression and a terminal malaise afflicts the country and there seems no respite from the economic catastrophe. Then Bradley Ethan Murray opens a wormhole, a passage through to a new world and, potentially, a new world order. New Suffolk is available for all 'decent people' from the UK to start a new life - free from the troubles they will leave behind them. But is a new world really the way to help alleviate the problems of Earth? This short story is taken from Manhattan in Reverse, the first short story collection in thirteen years from the master of space opera. The cover image for Footvote was designed by Ioan Dumitrescu as part of a competition run by Pan Macmillan in association with SFX magazine.

Demon Trap

Demon Trap

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 16/09/2011

Taken from Peter F. Hamilton's short story collection Manhattan in Reverse, The Demon Trap is a thrilling short story featuring Paulo Myo of the Commonwealth Saga.When a Siddley-Lockheed CP-450 carrying a group of privileged pleasure-seeking Dynasty members is blown up over Nova Zealand, Senior Investigator Paula Myo of the Serious Crimes Directorate is called in to solve the terrible crime. A group called the Free Merioneth Forces have claimed responsibility but there had to be an individual at the end of that missile launcher and Paula is determined to find out who it was. This short story is taken from Manhattan in Reverse, the first short story collection in thirteen years from the master of space opera. The cover image for The Demon Trap was designed by Andrew Parkes as part of a competition run by Pan Macmillan in association with SFX magazine.

Neutronium Alchemist

Neutronium Alchemist

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 29/09/2009

The ancient menace has finally escaped from Lalonde, shattering the Confederation's peaceful existence. Those who succumbed to it have acquired godlike powers, but now follow a far from divine gospel as they advance inexorably from world to world. On planets and asteroids, individuals battle for survival against the strange and brutal forces unleashed upon the universe. Governments teeter on the brink of anarchy, the Confederation Navy is dangerously over-stretched, and a dark messiah prepares to invoke his own version of the final Night. In such desperate times the last thing the galaxy needs is a new and terrifyingly powerful weapon. Yet Dr. Alkad Mzu is determined to retrieve the Alchemist -- so she can complete her thirty-year-old vendetta to slay a star. Which means Joshua Calvert has to find Dr Mzu and bring her back before the Alchemist can be reactivated. But he's not alone in the chase, and there are people on both sides who have their own ideas about how to use the ultimate doomsday device. THE NEUTRONIUM ALCHEMIST is the second novel in the Night's Dawn Trilogy, an extraordinary feat of storytelling on a truly epic scale.

Naked God

Naked God

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 11/02/2009

The Confederation is starting to collapse politically and economically, allowing the `possessed' to infiltrate more worlds. Quinn Dexter is loose on Earth, destroying the giant arcologies one at a time. As Louise Kavanagh tries to track him down, she manages to acquire some strange and powerful allies whose goal doesn't quite match her own. The campaign to liberate Mortonridge from the possessed degenerates into a horrendous land battle, the kind which hasn't been seen by humankind for six hundred years; then some of the protagonists escape in a very unexpected direction. Joshua Calvert and Syrinx fly their starships on a mission to find the Sleeping God -- which an alien race believes holds the key to overthrowing the possessed. THE NAKED GOD is the brilliant climax to Peter F. Hamilton's awe-inspiring Night's Dawn Trilogy.

Reality Dysfunction

Reality Dysfunction

Author: Peter F. Hamilton Format: eBook Release Date: 08/10/2008

Space is not the only void...In AD 2600 the human race is finally beginning to realize its full potential. Hundreds of colonized planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialization of entire star systems. And throughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive colony planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it "e;The Reality Dysfunction."e; It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.THE REALITY DYSFUNCTION is a modern classic of science fiction, an extraordinary feat of storytelling on a truly epic scale.