We’d like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson on their shortlisting for the BSFA Best Novel Award.
Luna by Ian McDonald
‘All the pleasures of a cut-throat soap opera in space’ The Guardian
The moon is home to five powerful houses; huge corporations, vying to take control of the moon’s vast resources at whatever cost – and in space, there are a thousand ways to die.
Perfect for fans of Stephen Baxter, Peter F. Hamilton and Ken MacLeod.
Glorious Angels by Justina Robson
‘A taut thriller swimming in high concepts’ The Independent on Sunday
A stranger brings word of political turmoil, prompting a young woman to rebel against the quiet role in life she has accepted – and creating yet more ripples in a world where science and magic are powerfully interwoven.
Perfect for fans of Ann Leckie, Tricia Sullivan and Emma Newman.
The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard
‘A fantastical spy thriller that reads like a hybrid of le Carré and Milton’ Publishers Weekly
When a series of random deaths suddenly turn out not to be random at all, our hero must piece together the remains of a spy network if he’s to stop the killer before they destroy the entire organisation.
Perfect for fans of Zen Cho, Ernest Cline and Ben Aaronovitch.
The winner will be announced over Easter.