Enter the world of Poseidon’s Wake

Looking for something to read over the Bank Holiday Weekend? Discover the brand new novel Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds (out now bookshops and online) . Regardless of the weather this weekend, Poseidon’s Wake is a book we know you’ll want to read either in the sunshine or indoors hiding from the rain. But don’t take our word for it, we’ve got the thrilling first chapter to share with you. Happy reading this Bank Holiday!   Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds by Orion Publishing Group Poseidon’s Wake is out now in hardback, eBook and audio download.

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Cover Reveal: Poseidon’s Wake

We are thrilled to reveal the cover for the brand new novel by Alastair Reynolds, Poseidon’s Wake. This stunning stand-alone novel follows two extraordinary characters as they begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Completing the informal trilogy which began with Blue Remembered Earth and On the Steel Breeze, this is a powerful ending to a truly epic story. We love the brand new cover look for the entire series. The covers were designed by Abi Hartshorne and we think you’ll agree that they are striking and unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. And if you’re intrigued, why not…

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On the Steel Breeze: Chapter 3, and the Founding Fathers of Rocketry

Today we’re delighted to be able to give you an extract from Al Reynolds’ awesome new novel On The Steel Breeze. This is a vision for how we might use technology to finally escape our solar system and move out into the Universe. It’s a story fraught with very human tensions and dangers, but it is also one of boundless hope. It’s a hope that needed to leave behind the dreams of conventional rocketry, the science that powered the escapes of SF for so long, for other more bizarre and terrifying forms of propulsion. To mark this progress we’ve decided…

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On the Steel Breeze – Chapter 2

It’s time to share chapter two of Alastair Reynolds’ brilliant new SF novel, On the Steel Breeze. This is an absolute must-read for fans of epic SF, particularly if you are prepared to have your mind blown – we’re confident that this could redefine Space Opera. If you missed out on chapter one, fear not, you can catch up here. So, without further ado, let the story continue… Belém was where she had met Pedro. It had not been long after her arrival in Lisbon. Both of them buying ice creams from the same stand and laughing as wickedly determined…

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