Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle)

Pages: 480
Subject: Fiction
Imprint: Rock the Boat

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle)

Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic...


Hardback
9781786075338 (7 May 2019)
RRP £14.99
Paperback
9781786077004 (2 Apr 2020)
RRP £9.99

The Book

From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic...



The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch:



A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm

A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates

A smart-ass tech-whiz with the galaxy's biggest chip on his shoulder

An alien warrior with anger management issues

A tomboy pilot who's totally not into him, in case you were wondering



And Ty's squad isn't even his biggest problem that'd be Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, the girl he's just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler's squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.



NOBODY PANIC.


Additional Information

Subject Fiction
Pages 480
Imprint Rock the Boat

 

About the Author

Amie Kaufman is the award-winning co-author of the Starbound series. Jay Kristoff is the award-winning author of the Nevernight Chronicles and the Lotus War series. They are co-authors of the bestselling Illuminae Files trilogy and live in Melbourne, Australia. For more info: amiekaufman.com and jaykristoff.com.

Reviews

'Aurora Rising is to sci-fi what Stranger Things is to the cinema of the eighties - a fusion of everything you love about the genre that adds up into something completely fresh.'

- Samantha Shannon

'Exciting...[an] entertaining space opera.'

- Publishers Weekly

'The brains behind the Illuminae Files team up for another high-concept, higher-stakes sf adventure. Rotating perspectives and never-flagging energy propel this narrative forward, which, if it weren't compelling enough on its own, is given illustrious life by its ragtag, always-at-odds cast.' 

- Booklist, starred review

'Chock full of sarky humour.'

- SFX Magazine

'This intergalactic space opera has it all: action, thrills, suspense, laughs, and all the feels.'

- Kirkus, starred review

'A glorious explosion of everything you love about sci-fi.'

- Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

'A beyond epic space adventure that will make a sci-fi fan out of anyone. Every page is filled with as much clever sarcasm as there is nail-biting action. I can't wait to see where our ragtag crew end up next!'

- Alexandra Christo, author of To Kill A Kingdom

'A battlestar-brilliant, Six of Crows ride! Fantastic world-building, action, tech, romance & fun (I esp enjoyed alien detail & banter)... An intergalactic rocket of a book.'

- Michelle Kenney, author of Book of Fire

Praise for The Illuminae Files:

'It certainly filled the Battlestar Galactica-shaped hole in my heart.' Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of The Red Queen

'Brace yourself. You're about to be immersed in a mindscape that you'll never want to leave.' Marie Lu, author of Legend

'A fantastically fun ride.' MTV

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