Humanity survived the Long Winter – but only just. We rebuild, watching the sky, waiting for any sign of the Grid's return.
When NASA discovers that three vast asteroids have broken from the Kuiper Belt and are on an impact course for Earth, we have to face the truth: the Grid is back. And this battle will be to the very end.
As we prepare our last stand in space and on the ground, humanity splinters. Factions form, trust evaporates. And yet not all is lost. Dr James Sinclair has a plan that could ensure the species' survival. But it comes with enormous risks. Implementing it means navigating a course between the Grid and another, even more deadly enemy. One thing is certain: Sinclair's gambit will change the future of the human race forever.
A. G. Riddle spent ten years starting internet companies before retiring to pursue his true passion: writing fiction.
He released his first novel, The Atlantis Gene, in March of 2013. It became the first book in The Origin Mystery, a trilogy that has sold over two million copies in the US, has been translated into 23 languages, and is in development to be a major motion picture. The trilogy appeared in bookstores around the world in 2015.
His recently released fourth novel, Departure, follows the survivors of a flight that takes off in the present and crash-lands in a changed world. HarperCollins published Departure in hardcover in the fall of 2015, and 20th Century Fox is developing the novel for a feature ... (more)