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Splintered Suns

Splintered Suns

A speed of light space adventure novel of a treasure hunt that could unlock all the wonders of a vast and advanced civilization’s lost technologies.

For Pyke and his crew it should have been just another heist. Travel to a backwater desert planet, break into a museum, steal a tracking device then use it to find a ship buried in the planet’s vast and trackless sandy wastes.

Except that the museum vault is a bio-engineered chamber, and the tracking device is sought-after by another gang of treasure hunters led by an old adversary of Pyke’s, the devious Raven Kaligara. Also, the ship is quarter of a million years old and about two kilometres long and somewhere aboard it is the Essavyr Key, a relic to unlock all the treasures and technologies of a lost civilisation . . .

For more from Michael Cobley, check out:

Humanity’s Fire
Seeds of Earth
The Ascendant Stars
The Orphaned Worlds

Ancestral Machines
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Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy / Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure

On Sale: December 4th 2018

Price: $15.99 / $20.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 528

ISBN-13: 9780316515221

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Praise

"Proper galaxy-spanning Space Opera ... a worthy addition to the genre."—Iain M. Banks on Seeds of Earth
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"The invention is endless."—SFX on Seeds of Earth
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"A well-constructed space opera...a thick and satisfying 10-course meal of starchy pageantry, meaty characters, bitter losses, and sweet romance."—Publishers Weekly on Seeds of Earth
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"Seeds of Earth has everything: well-realised extraterrestrials, scheming artificial intelligences, set-piece space battles and bizarre technology from the dawn of the galaxy."—The Guardian (UK) on Seeds of Earth
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"Space opera has never been in more capable hands."—The Guardian (UK) on The Orphaned Worlds
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"Michael Cobley has added a fine piece of work to a grand tradition."—SF Crow's Nest on The Ascendant Stars
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