Author(s): Charles Stross
"My friend has discovered faster-than-light travel! If we get in now, we can make it rich! Just send us your bank details today..." Krina Alizond-114 is a metahuman in a universe where the last natural humans went extinct five thousand years ago. When a letter from her sister goes missing Krina embarks on a dangerous journey across the star systems to find her, along the way getting caught up in an elegant and unprecedented financial scam that involves the mystery of the missing space colony - Atlantis.
* Author has a large online fanbase and blogs at www.antipope.org/charlie. He can be found on twitter at @cstross* Charles Stross is a regular at many UK and international science fiction conventions* Review copies will be mailed to the online, print and blogging press* Book will be featured on www.orbitbooks.net and in the Orbit ezine
Award-winning British author Charles Stross has become a force to be reckoned with in recent years as his profile continues to grow. He is seen as go-to commentator on all manner of SF and technological issues, he's vocal online and incredibly well connected. He has also had fantastic critical acclaim for his intelligent and often witty SF works. Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England, in 1964. He has worked as a pharmacist, software engineer and freelance journalist, but now writes full-time. You can find his popular website at http://www.antipope.org/.