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A Broken Darkness

Published by Solaris
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

In the heartwrenching follow-up to last year’s breakout Beneath the Rising, the war with the nameless things from Beyond opens a new front – as the heroes’ tattered friendship is finally torn apart.

It’s been a year and a half since the Anomaly, when They tried to force Their way into the world from the shapeless void.

Nick Prasad is piecing his life together, and has joined the secretive Ssarati Society to help monitor threats to humanity – including his former friend Johnny.

Right on cue, the unveiling of Johnny’s latest experiment sees a fresh incursion of Them, leaving her protesting her innocence even as the two of them are thrown together to fight the darkness once more…

About The Author

Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and speculative fiction author based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is the author of novels 'Beneath the Rising' (Crawford, Aurora, and Locus Award finalist) and 'A Broken Darkness,' and novellas 'These Lifeless Things,' 'And What Can We Offer You Tonight,' and 'The Annual Migration of Clouds.' Her short fiction has appeared in a variety of venues and she can be found on Twitter at @premeesaurus and on her website at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Solaris (April 1, 2021)
  • Length: 480 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781781088753

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Raves and Reviews

“Every reveal is gasp-out-loud astonishing.”

– Charlie Jane Anders

“A wonderful adventure, rife with strange heart and weird horror.”

– Chuck Wendig

“A galloping global adventure where lies and privilege are as villainous as the cthulonic forces our heroes must rush to stop.”

– Brooke Bolander

“A perfect balance of thriller, horror and humour; reminded me of The Gone-Away World.” -- Adrian Tchaikovsky

– Adrian Tchaikovsky

“Expertly melding sci-fi, horror, and literary elements, this is an astounding examination of a shattered friendship.” -- Publishers Weekly

– Publishers Weekly

"With a strong sense of adventure and an engaging prose style, A Broken Darkness is a worthy, enjoyable entry to the sprawling genre of cosmic fiction."

– Aurealis

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