RELATIVITY, Book One of Aurora Resonant, the final trilogy in the Aurora Rhapsody saga, will be released FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th in ebook and paperback (audiobook to follow in early 2017).

This makes it perfect Christmas vacation reading, no? Also perfect for Christmas gift-giving and all-around sharing of the holiday spirit.

  • I'm thrilled to present the final Relativity cover and blurb:
 

 

“I’d tell you to be careful, but we wouldn’t be here if you’d ever taken that advice. No reason to start now, right?”

For millennia the Anadens have ruled the known universe. They believe they’ve crafted the perfect empire, ordered and impervious to challenge. They believe the fight has been crushed out of the species they subjugate. They are wrong.

It’s a suicide mission, without a doubt. Alex Solovy and Caleb Marano must steal crucial intelligence from the Anadens’ central military headquarters. To succeed, they’ll need to navigate a strange universe ruled by a cabal of powerful immortals, populated by aliens they’ve never met and fueled by technology they’ve never seen. They’re going to need a little help—the kind of help only a suicidally defiant anarchist on the run from more than just personal demons can provide.

As Anaden agents close in, back home in Aurora humanity races to prepare. Steeled from the Metigen invasion and the rise of Prevos, no longer will they wait for doom to come to them. Forewarned the Anadens intend to crush them out of existence, humans, Artificials and Prevos join together to bring the war to the doorstep of the enemy, even as a shadowy foe re-emerges to jeopardize all they’ve built.

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Our universe is but a snowglobe—an experiment born of desperation and hope. The true universe is unfathomably vast, teeming with life and untold wonders. And it is enslaved.

Created by ancient aliens in a daring gambit to understand the nature of the enemy, humanity is now asked to be the savior of a universe not their own. If they are to succeed, they must rise above not only their fractious past but the sins of their genetic ancestors to boldly embrace a future they never dared imagine possible.

 

 
 
 
  • Heads up to my Aussie readers: Kindle Unlimited is now available in Australia. For AUS $13.99/month, you can download and read many, many books (not "any and every book" as the article states - not all books are in KU, but 1.4 million are). You can also mention to your friends that should they sign up for KU, they can read all 6 Aurora Rhapsody books for free as part of the service.
  • A year and a half ago, I said in a blog post: "Aurora Resonant will mark a return to epic space opera in the grandest sense. I plan, hope and intend it to be the true culmination of everything that has come before it, and the ultimate in high stakes choices and consequences." I've worked hard (and joyfully) to make sure RELATIVITY lives up to this promise. Bringing the universe of Amaranthe to life has been an amazing journey and a tremendously rewarding challenge, and I cannot wait to share this epic new adventure with you very, very soon!

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