Emily Eternal (Paperback)
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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 05/03/2020
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Meet Emily - she can solve advanced mathematical problems, unlock the mind's deepest secrets and even fix your truck's air con, but unfortunately, she can't restart the Sun.

Emily Eternal feels like hope in the face of the end of the world'CultureFly

Emily is an artificial consciousness, designed in a lab to help humans process trauma, which is particularly helpful when the sun begins to die 5 billion years before scientists agreed it was supposed to.

So, her beloved human race is screwed, and so is Emily. That is, until she finds a potential answer buried deep in the human genome. But before her solution can be tested, her lab is brutally attacked, and Emily is forced to go on the run with two human companions - college student Jason and small-town Sheriff, Mayra.

As the sun's death draws near, Emily and her friends must race against time to save humanity. But before long it becomes clear that it's not only the species at stake, but also that which makes us most human.

PRAISE FOR EMILY ETERNAL

'A visionary work of science fiction' Blake Crouch, author of DARK MATTER

'A top-class, high-tech thriller. Emily is a true heroine: warm, funny, brilliant and more human than a lot of humans. You'll be cheering for her to the end' Daily Mail

'Remarkably clever and engrossing . . . It's hard not to be won over by Emily's benign narrative voice and thrilled by the race-against-time plot, even as the book explores weighty questions of self and soul' Financial Times

'Sparsely drawn, but vivid and likeable . . . M.G. Wheaton writes his lead character with charming warmth' SFX

'Captivating . . . a unique portrayal of the end of the world and a taste of what comes after it. If this is all we see of Emily it will be a bittersweet disappointment' British Fantasy Society

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781473681972
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A visionary work of science fiction * Blake Crouch, author of DARK MATTER *
A top-class, high-tech thriller. Emily is a true heroine: warm, funny, brilliant and more human than a lot of humans. You'll be cheering for her to the end * Daily Mail *
Remarkably clever and engrossing . . . It's hard not to be won over by Emily's benign narrative voice and thrilled by the race-against-time plot, even as the book explores weighty questions of self and soul' * Financial Times *
Sparsely drawn, but vivid and likeable . . . M.G. Wheaton writes his lead character with charming warmth * SFX *
The most fascinating AI character is recent memory * Entertainment Weekly *
An intriguing, engaging and cinematic book . . . Emily Eternal feels like hope in the face of the end of the world * CultureFly *
A great story . . . Drenched in some deeply thought-provoking moral and ethical dilemmas, Emily Eternal manages to deliver a message of hope * The Nerd Daily *
Fast-paced chase scenes, double-crosses, and the pall of imminent doom . . . a quirky mix of melancholy, irreverence, and romance. Wheaton renders a new twist on humanity's survival in this bittersweet post-apocalyptic novel * Kirkus Reviews *
Captivating . . . a unique portrayal of the end of the world and a taste of what comes after it. If this is all we see of Emily it will be a bittersweet disappointment * British Fantasy Society *
Beautifully drawn . . . I thoroughly enjoyed Emily Eternal * For Winter Nights *
Emily Eternal is cleverly written, with sci-fi concepts that are accessible to nonreaders of the genre. Fans of Andy Weir and Blake Crouch will enjoy the wit and action of Emily's story * Booklist *
Fast paced, exciting and incredibly thought provoking . . . you absolutely have to pick this one up * The Bibliophile Chronicles *
I loved this. Something different and highly engaging but also thought provoking * Liz Loves Books *
Fast-paced action that constantly kept me thinking. A read to be devoured. Scarily clever! * Tale at a Time *
Fast-paced and full of heart, Emily Eternal is a standout debut . . . Author M.G. Wheaton and Emily herself deserve to be household names * ReaderDad *
A fast-paced, well-written science fiction thriller * New York Journal of Books *

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Penelope Bullock at Lancaster

“Artifical intelligence and the end of the world (as we know it)”

An interesting and emotive novel about A.I and the end of the world. A bit more romance than I expected but enjoyable none the less. Perhaps a little rushed in the ending but filled with original and compelling ideas... More

“A top notch sci-fi thriller”

An absolutely brilliant AI adventure. Full of heart, humour and tough moral and scientific questions. Emily is wonderful, brave and loyal. She is the best of what AI could be. In a world where we worry about the... More

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“Exceptional story about saving humanity when the sun goes out”

This book really grabs you from the first line: “It’s dark, way too dark for the middle of the day. And that’s not where the sky’s supposed to be”.
So, apocalyptic SciFi – like it said on the cover. But, then... More

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