Parallel stories set in present day and 400 years in the future connect in unexpected and profoundly moving ways. Love affairs, betrayal, family rivalries, space travel.
When his brother disappears into a bizarre gateway on a London Underground escalator, failed artist Ed Rico and his brother's wife Alice have to put aside their feelings for each other to go and find him. Their quest through the 'arches' will send them hurtling through time, to new and terrifying alien worlds.
Four hundred years in the future, Katherine Abdulov must travel to a remote planet in order to regain the trust of her influential family. The only person standing in her way is her former lover, Victor Luciano, the ruthless employee of a rival trading firm.
Hard choices lie ahead as lives and centuries clash and, in the unforgiving depths of space, an ancient evil stirs...
Gareth L. Powell's epic new science-fiction novel delivers a story of galaxy-spanning scope by a writer of astounding vision.
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About the Author
Gareth L. Powell was born in Bristol, England. He is the author of the recent SF novel Silversands, and the critically acclaimed short story collection, The Last Reef. His work has been published in magazines all over the world and featured in a number of recent anthologies, including Shine (Solaris, 2010). In 2007, his short story ‘Ack-Ack Macaque’ won the Interzone Readers' Poll for best short story of the year. Gareth lives in the English West Country with his wife and two daughters, and can be found online at: www.garethlpowell.com
"Gareth Powell is going to be a major voice in... SF"
- Paul Cornell
"Utterly Impossible to put down."
- Colin Harvey, author of Winter Song