Places in the Darkness

Places in the Darkness

By Christopher Brookmyre

  • Release Date : 2017-11-09
  • Genre : Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • FIle Size : 1.85 MB
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Description

Places in the Darkness Million-copy-selling Chris Brookmyre takes his fiction further than ever before in this wildly inventive and sharply-plotted novel set in the unforgiving emptiness of space.

"This is as close to a city without crime as mankind has ever seen."
Ciudad de Cielo is the 'city in the sky', a space station where hundreds of scientists and engineers work in earth's orbit, building the colony ship that will one day take humanity to the stars.
When a mutilated body is found on the CdC, the eyes of the world are watching. Top-of the-class investigator, Alice Blake, is sent from Earth to team up with CdC's Freeman - a jaded cop with more reason than most to distrust such planetside interference.
As the death toll climbs and factions aboard the station become more and more fractious, Freeman and Blake will discover clues to a conspiracy that threatens not only their own lives, but the future of humanity itself.

Praise for this author:
'FASCINATING, FAST-PACED BUT THOUGHTFUL' Iain M. Banks

'INGENIOUS' SFX

'ENTERTAINING AND INTELLIGENT' Patrick Ness

'RAZOR SHARP' The Big Issue

'BRILLIANT' Charles Stross

'TERRIFYINGLY ADDICTIVE' Guardian

'GRIPPING' Scotsman

'GUARANTEEED TO KEEP YOU GUESSING' Ian Rankin

Reviews

  • Brookmyre at his best - again!

    5
    By Badge52
    20 years ago I would never have believed that a St Mirren supporter could, time after time, produce seriously enjoyable books. This fully delivers on all levels. Thanks Chris.

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