NEW SPACE OPERA FROM MULTIPLE NEBULA- AND HUGO-WINNING AUTHOR NANCY KRESS
WHAT LIES BEYOND THE ELEVENTH GATE . . .
Despite economic and territorial tensions, no one wants the city-states of the Eight Worlds to repeat the Terran Collapse by going to war. But when war accidentally happens, everyone seeks ways to exploit it for gain. The Landry and Peregoy ruling dynasties see opportunities to grab territory, increase profits, and settle old scores. Exploited underclasses use war to fuel rebellion. Ambitious heirs can finally topple their elders’ regimes—or try to.
But the unexpected key to either victory or peace lies with two persons uninterested in conquest, profits, or power. Philip Anderson seeks only the transcendent meaning of the physics underlying the universe. Tara Landry, spoiled and defiant youngest granddaughter of dynasty head Rachel Landry, accidentally discovers an eleventh stargate, with a fabulous find on the planet behind it. Her discovery, and Philip’s use of it, alter everything for the Eight Worlds.
About The Eleventh Gate:
"Warring families and philosophies drive this complex science fiction thriller from Hugo and Nebula award-winner Kress (Sea Change.)...This swift, political story proves a rip-roaring diversion." —Publishers Weekly
About Nancy Kress:
"Nancy Kress at her very best . . . A first-contact novel like no other."—Greg Bear on Tomorrow's Kin
"It's a rare and desirable hybrid: a literary, military, hard-SF novel."—Amazon.com on Probability Moon
“Nancy Kress is one of the best science-fiction writers working today."—Kim Stanley Robinson