'Never have I read a book so wholly unique and utterly captivating.' Marie Lu
'It certainly filled the Battlestar Galactica-shaped hole in my heart.' Victoria Aveyard
The internationally bestselling first book in a high-octane trilogy
Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the worst thing she'd ever been through. That was before her planet was invaded. Now, with enemy fire raining down on them, Kady and Ezra are forced to fight their way onto one of the evacuating craft, with an enemy warship in hot pursuit.
But the warship could be the least of their problems. A deadly plague has broken out and is mutating, with terrifying results; the fleet's AI, which should be protecting them, may actually be their biggest threat; and nobody in charge will say what's really going on. As Kady plunges into a web of data hacking to get to the truth, it's clear only one person can help her bring it all to light: Ezra.
Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents, Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy.
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Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 608
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 37 mm
'Genre-busting and mind-bendingly original...More than a mere story...Illuminae instantly impresses as a thoroughly modern, high octane action adventure that is ideal for a generation adept at recording and tracing their lives across an ever-increasing array of social media platforms'.* Books for Keeps *
'You'll cheer, you'll gasp, you'll hang on for all 600 pages.'-- Romantic Times Book Reviews, Top Pick Gold
'Never have I read a book so wholly unique and utterly captivating.'-- Marie Lu, bestelling author of the Legend trilogy
'Original and unique...it deserves all the hype it has and more'.* 100% Rock *
"Alternately humorous, charming, horrifying and electrifying, ILLUMINAE is unforgettable and a game-changer for its genre."
'A truly beautiful novel that redefines the form.'-- Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of Red Queen
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