Humanity rises to meet a powerful alien threat, in this extraordinary conclusion to Peter F. Hamilton''s Salvation Sequence. This is a high-octane adventure from ''the most powerful imagination in science fiction'' (Ken Follett). Live in hiding - or die for freedom Humanity welcomed the Olyix and their utopian technology. But mankind was tricked. Now these visitors are extracting a terrible price. For two years, the Olyix have laid siege to Earth, harvesting its people for their god. One by one, cities are falling to their devastating weaponry. And while millions have fled to seek refuge in space, others continue to fight an apparently unwinnable war. As Earth''s defeat draws near, a team attempts to infiltrate the Salvation of Life - the Olyix''s arkship. If it succeeds, those chosen will travel to a hidden enclave thousands of light years away. Once there, they must signal its location to future generations, to bring the battle to the enemy. Maybe allies scattered throughout space and time can join forces. Yet in the far future, humanity are still hunted by their ancient adversary. And as forces battle on in the cold reaches of space, hope seems distant indeed . . . The Saints of Salvation is the third and final book in the Salvation Sequence by Peter F. Hamilton. ''A vast, intricate sci-fi showstopper'' - Guardian on Salvation ''Exciting, wildly imaginative and quite possibly Hamilton''s best book to date'' - SFX Magazine on Salvation , 5 stars
Humanity rises to meet a powerful alien threat, in this extraordinary sequel to Peter F. Hamilton''s Salvation . This is a high-octane adventure from ''the most powerful imagination in science fiction'' (Ken Follett). Fight together - or die alone . . . In the twenty-third century, humanity is enjoying a comparative utopia. Yet life on Earth is about to change, forever. Feriton Kane''s investigative team has discovered the worst threat ever to face mankind - and we''ve almost no time to fight back. The supposedly benign Olyix plan to harvest humanity, in order to carry us to their god at the end of the universe. And as their agents conclude schemes down on earth, vast warships converge above to gather this cargo. Some factions push for humanity to flee, to live in hiding amongst the stars - although only a chosen few would make it out in time. But others refuse to break before the storm. As disaster looms, animosities must be set aside to focus on just one goal: wiping this enemy from the face of creation. Even if it means preparing for a future this generation will never see. Salvation Lost is the second book in the Salvation Sequence by Peter F. Hamilton ''Everything readers of Salvation will have hoped for. A series emerging as a modern classic'' - Stephen Baxter ''Brilliant and compelling. A masterclass in tension and spectacle'' - Gareth L. Powell
A collection of short stories from the master of space opera. Peter F Hamilton takes us on a journey from a murder mystery in an alternative Oxford in the 1800s to a brand new story featuring Paula Mayo, Deputy Director of the Intersolar Commonwealth’s Serious Crimes Directorate. Dealing with intricate themes and topical subject this top ten bestselling author is at the top of his game.
In AD 2339, humanity has colonised over four hundred planets, all of them interlinked by wormholes. When an astronomer on the outermost world of Gralmond observes a star 2000 light years distant - and then a neighbouring one - vanish, it is time for the Commonwealth to discover what happened to them.
The second volume in the "Night's Dawn" trilogy. An ancient menace has escaped from Lalonde, shattering the Confederation's existence. In such times the last thing the galaxy needs is a new, powerful weapon. Yet Dr Mzu is determined to retrieve the Alchemist, so that she can complete a vendetta.
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.
The high-action concluding novel of the Commonwealth Saga from one of the world's bestselling Science Fiction writers. This is a broad-canvas galactic SF adventure of the kind that has ensured a huge global following. Follows 'Pandora's Star'.
AD 3580. The Intersolar Commonwealth has spread through the galaxy to over a thousand star systems. At its centre is a massive black hole. This Void is not a natural artefact. Inside there is a strange universe and it is slowly consuming the other stars of the galactic core.
Forty years into the future, the first subject chosen for human rejuvenation is Jeff Baker, father of the datasphere (which replaced the internet) and philantropist extraordinaire. After 18 months in a German medical facility, the 78 year old patient returns home looking like a healthy 20-year-old.