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Ultima

(2014)
(The second book in the Proxima series)
A novel by

 
Fresh from his latest collaboration with Terry Pratchett on the Long Earth sequence Stephen Baxter now returns to the mysteries and challanges first hinted at in his acclaimed novel PROXIMA.

In PROXIMA we discovered ancient alien artifacts on the planet of Per Ardua - hatches that allowed us to step across light years of space as if we were stepping into another room. The universe opened up to us.

Now in ULTIMA the consequences of this new freedom make themselves felt. And we discover that there are minds in the universe that are billions of years old and they have a plan for us. For some of us. But as we learn the true nature of the universe we also discover that we have countless pasts all meeting in this present and that our future is terrifyingly finite. It's time for us to fight to take back control.

This is grand scale, big idea SF of the best possible sort. It is set to build on the massive success of PROXIMA and define Stephen Baxter's work going forward.

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Used availability for Stephen M Baxter's Ultima


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Hardback Editions

August 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 0-451-46772-8 / 978-0-451-46772-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima 2)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 0-575-11687-0 / 978-0-575-11687-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

April 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Ultima
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 0-451-46773-6 / 978-0-451-46773-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

1889 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima 2)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 0-575-11689-7 / 978-0-575-11689-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima 2)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 0-575-11688-9 / 978-0-575-11688-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 1-4945-0685-8 / 978-1-4945-0685-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
ISBN: 1-4945-5685-5 / 978-1-4945-5685-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Ultima: Proxima, Book 2
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   

December 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Ultima
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon   

December 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Ultima
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima Book 2)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Ace
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Ultima (Proxima Book 2)
Author(s): Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   


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