Children of Time
A race for survival among the stars... Humanity's last survivors escaped earth's ruins to find a new home. But when they find it, can their desperation overcome its dangers?

WHO WILL INHERIT THIS NEW EARTH?

The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life.

But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare.

Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?

Children of Time Details

Book TitleChildren of Time
Book Author
ISBN9781447273288
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages600
Rating
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Children of Time Reviews

  • Algernon
    Jan 14, 2016

    Algernon

    This is the future.This is where mankind takes its next step.This is where we become gods. Science has given mankind the tools to travel to distant stars, to terraform their planets and to play with the building blocks of life : genetics.It sounds like a dream come true, an utopian fu...

  • Brad
    Oct 27, 2015

    Brad

    There's something wildly giddy welling up within me, and I blame it entirely on this book.There have been a couple of brilliant SF titles to come out this year and I would swear belong on the Hugo list, and this is yet one more. Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora was one, as was Scott Hawki...

  • Justine
    Oct 25, 2015

    Justine

    An absolutely brilliant and fantastically imaginative piece of science fiction. This is one of the best books I've read this year. ...

  • Robyn
    Oct 23, 2015

    Robyn

    Five stars because this puppy had me rooting for arachnids. Five stars for carefully crafted characters, humans and otherwise alike. Five stars because of the incredible, millennia- spanning plot. Five stars because of that ENDING! Not what I expected and so satisfying. ...

  • Andreas
    Jun 20, 2015

    Andreas

    Copy from my blogSynopsisEarth was dying long ago in war and pollution. A scientific mission terraformed a couple of planets, one of them with the target to uprise monkeys in a closed environment using nanocytes. The experiment went wrong and right at the same time: The monkeys never l...