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 purely believable yet inevitable.
A century from now, because of a know-how permitting prompt shuttle throughout light-years, humanity has solved its strength 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 will not be exact. For something, genetic blunders have crept in with each one iteration. for an additional, the unique 3 clone “brothers” have long past their separate methods, and the branches of the kin are actually pleasant competitors greater than allies.
or perhaps now not so pleasant. no less than that’s what the homicide of a North clone within the English urban of Newcastle indicates to Detective Sidney Hurst. Sid is a high-quality investigator who’d like not anything larger than at hand off this scorching potato of a case. the best way he figures it, no matter if he solves the crime or no longer, he’ll make sufficient enemies to wreck his career.
but Sid’s case is ready to take an unforeseen flip: as the conditions of the homicide undergo an uncanny resemblance to a killing that happened years in the past in the world St. Libra, the place a North clone and his complete family have been slaughtered in chilly blood. The convicted slayer, Angela Tramelo, has constantly claimed her innocence. And now it sort of feels she could have been correct. simply because purely 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 fiscal elite . . . the entire whereas removing a brutal killer poised to strike back. And on St. Libra, Angela, newly published from felony, 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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Great North Road by Peter F. Hamilton