A History of What Comes Next - Take Them to the Stars

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Publisher's Synopsis

The gripping new speculative fiction as rich as The Man in the High Castle and as packed with thrills as Ready Player One

'Alt-history with a difference' GUARDIAN
'There's real cleverness at work here' THE TIMES

Always run, never fight.
Preserve the knowledge.
Survive at all costs.
Take them to the stars.
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Germany, 1945.

Mia, a nineteen-year-old girl, is sent by the OSS to find Wernher von Braun. Her mission: stop the Russians getting hold of Germany's - and the world's - foremost rocket scientist.

Von Braun is suspicious. And so he should be.

For Mia is no ordinary girl. She only looks human. And helping the Allies win the Second World War is only one part of her plan.

Because there's an even darker conflict taking place on Earth. A secret struggle thousands of years old that has engulfed and taken generations of Mia's people.

Can the firing of rockets finally bring about its end? Will Mia, as the last of her kind, bring the stars down to Earth?

And if she succeeds, what will happen to us?
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'Wry narration, wired action . . . Fans of alternate history and intelligent sci-fi will love this' Publishers Weekly

'Clever and compelling, it will keep you enthralled until the end' Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of The Oppenheimer Alternative

'Highly crafted and unique' Library Journal

Book information

ISBN: 9781405945530
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 303
Weight: 218g
Height: 128mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 21mm