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Something Coming Through

(2015)
(The first book in the Something Coming series)
A novel by

 
 
The aliens are here. And they want to help.

The extraordinary new project from one of the country's most acclaimed and consistently brilliant SF novelists of the last 30 years.

The Jackaroo have given humanity 15 worlds and the means to reach them. They're a chance to start over, but they're also littered with ruins and artifacts left by the Jackaroos' previous clients. Miracles that could reverse the damage caused by war, climate change, and rising sea levels. Nightmares that could forever alter humanity - or even destroy it.

Chloe Millar works in London, mapping changes caused by imported scraps of alien technology. When she stumbles across a pair of orphaned kids possessed by an ancient ghost, she must decide whether to help them or to hand them over to the authorities. Authorities who believe that their visions point towards a new kind of danger.

And on one of the Jackaroos' gift-worlds, the murder of a man who has just arrived from Earth leads policeman Vic Gayle to a war between rival gangs over possession of a remote excavation site.

Something is coming through. Something linked to the visions of Chloe's orphans and Vic Gayle's murder investigation. Something that will challenge the limits of the Jackaroos' benevolence....

Genre: Science Fiction

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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 1-4732-0393-7 / 978-1-4732-0393-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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January 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
ISBN: 1-4732-0395-3 / 978-1-4732-0395-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Something Coming Through
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ISBN: 1-4732-0394-5 / 978-1-4732-0394-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Something Coming Through
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Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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April 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


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February 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


February 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Something Coming Through
Author(s): Paul McAuley
Publisher: Gollancz
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU