By Peter F. Hamilton
New York Times bestselling writer Peter F. Hamilton’s riveting new mystery combines the nail-biting suspense of a serial-killer research with clear-eyed medical and social extrapolation to create a destiny that turns out no longer only believable yet inevitable.
A century from now, due to a know-how permitting instant commute throughout light-years, humanity has solved its power shortages, wiped clean up the surroundings, and created far-flung colony worlds. The keys to this empire belong to the strong North family—composed of successive generations of clones. but those clones aren't exact. For something, genetic mistakes have crept in with every one iteration. for one more, the unique 3 clone “brothers” have long past their separate methods, and the branches of the kinfolk are actually pleasant opponents greater than allies.
or even now not so pleasant. a minimum of that’s what the homicide of a North clone within the English urban of Newcastle indicates to Detective Sidney Hurst. Sid is a great investigator who’d like not anything higher than at hand off this sizzling potato of a case. the best way he figures it, even if he solves the crime or now not, he’ll make sufficient enemies to spoil his career.
but Sid’s case is set to take an unforeseen flip: as the conditions of the homicide endure an uncanny resemblance to a killing that came about years in the past on the earth St. Libra, the place a North clone and his whole loved ones have been slaughtered in chilly blood. The convicted slayer, Angela Tramelo, has constantly claimed her innocence. And now it sort of feels she can have been correct. simply because merely the St. Libra killer can have devoted the Newcastle crime.
challenge is, Angela additionally claims that the assassin used to be an alien monster.
Now Sid needs to navigate via a Byzantine minefield of competing pursuits in the police division and the world’s political and financial elite . . . the entire whereas weeding out a brutal killer poised to strike back. And on St. Libra, Angela, newly published from legal, joins a challenge to seek down the elusive alien, in simple terms to benefit that the road among hunter and hunted is a skinny one.
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