For millions of years, life on Earth has taken its cues from the rising and setting of the sun, and for most of human history we’ve followed the same rhythm. But if that shared connection was broken, and we each fell under the sway of our own private clock, could we still hold our lives together? One family is about to find out.
Fiction and Excerpts 
When a detective, a new mother, is assigned to the case of a horrific triple murder, it appears to be a self-contained domestic tragedy, a terrible event but something that doesn’t affect the rest of the community. But it slowly becomes clear that something much darker may be at play, something that spreads out from the scene of the crime to corrode the closest relationships of everyone it touches.
Immortality, but at what price, in what form, and how could you be you? In the near future it’s possible to build a new you, a better you, one that could carry on forever. But if you could carry on, if you could make choices about who you would be forever, how much of your past would you bring with you? Would you be tempted to maybe…edit? Adam isn’t all that he used to be, but he wants to be.
In an alien universe where space and time play by different rules, interstellar voyages last longer for the travellers than for those they left behind. After six generations in flight, the inhabitants of the mountain-sized spacecraft the Peerless have used their borrowed time to develop advanced technology that could save their home world from annihilation.
But not every traveller feels allegiance to a world they have never seen, and as tensions mount over the risks of turning the ship around and starting the long voyage home, a new complication arises: the prospect of constructing a messaging system that will give the Peerless news of its own future.
Greg Egan’s The Arrows of Time is the final volume of the Orthogonal trilogy, bringing a powerful and surprising conclusion to the epic story of the Peerless. Read an excerpt from the novel below, and pick up a copy July 21st from Night Shade Books!
- Andrew Liptak Apple Renewed its Gaming Comedy Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet For a Second Season 4 hours ago
- Andrew Liptak Apple’s Amazing Stories Reboot Will Debut in March 5 hours ago
- Genine Tyson Head Down the Rabbit Hole in Parker Peevyhouse’s Strange Exit 2 days ago
- Jeff LaSala In Memory of Neil Peart: Fantasy, Science Fiction, and the Mystic Rhythms of Rush 2 days ago
- Stubby the Rocket BREAKING: George Lucas Cradling Baby Yoda 2 days ago
- Keith R.A. DeCandido “That’s life” — Joker 2 days ago
- Stubby the Rocket BBC America Releases First Photos Of Discworld Adaptation, The Watch 2 days ago
- Five Sword-Wielding Women in SFF 21 mins ago on
- “That’s life” — Joker 56 mins ago on
- Christopher Tolkien, Architect of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth, 1924-2020 2 hours ago on
- QUILTBAG+ Speculative Classics: The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You by Dorothy Bryant 2 hours ago on
- “That’s life” — Joker 3 hours ago on
- Revealing All Four Covers for Nine Realms, the Debut Epic Fantasy Series from Sarah Kozloff 4 hours ago on
- In Memory of Neil Peart: Fantasy, Science Fiction, and the Mystic Rhythms of Rush 4 hours ago on