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Gollancz Science Fiction HB/TPB November £20.00/£16.99 400pp 978 0 575 11687 0/978 0 575 11688 7 eBook: £16.99 / 978 0 575 11690 0

The discovery of a planet’s secret opens up the Universe to mankind. Mindboggling ideas and epic hard SF from one of the genre’s biggest names.

STEPHEN BAXTER Ultima

The sequel to the acclaimed Proxima. The planet of Per Ardua has yielded its dramatic secret and mankind finds itself on the verge of a terrifying era of new discoveries. The universe has a history we could not have dreamed of. Now we must make our future in a new reality. With this sweeping saga Stephen Baxter proves again that he is a master of hard SF and the acknowledged heir to Arthur C. Clarke’s literary legacy. Stephen Baxter has been published and won major awards around the world, including the BSFA and John W. Campbell Awards. He has also worked in collaboration with major authors such as Arthur C. Clarke and Terry Pratchett.

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Location: Morpeth, Northumberland Available for interview www.stephen-baxter.com

Gollancz Science Fiction & Fantasy • November 2014