Be My Enemy by Ian McDonald
(Book Two of the Everness Series)

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The next installment of the multiple award-winning author's exciting YA series.

Everett Singh has escaped with the Infundibulum from the clutches of Charlotte Villiers and the Order, but at a terrible price. His father is missing, banished to one of the billions of parallel universes of the Panoply of All Worlds, and Everett and the crew of the airship Everness have taken a wild, random Heisenberg Jump to a random parallel plane. Everett is smart and resourceful, and, from a frozen earth far beyond the Plenitude, he plans to rescue his family. But the villainous Charlotte Villiers is one step ahead of him.

The action traverses the frozen wastes of iceball earth; to Earth 4 (like ours, except that the alien Thryn Sentiency occupied the moon in 1964); to the dead London of the forbidden plane of Earth 1, where the remnants of humanity battle a terrifying nanotechnology run wild--and Everett faces terrible choices of morality and power. But Everett has the love and support of Sen, Captain Anastasia Sixsmyth, and the rest of the crew of Everness. He learns that the deadliest enemy isn't the Order, or the world-devouring nanotech Nahn--it's yourself.


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About Ian McDonald

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Ian McDonald has written 13 science fiction novels and has lost count of the number of stories. He's been nominated for every major science fiction award, and even won some. Ian also works in television, in program development-all those reality shows have to come from somewhere-and has written for screen as well as print. He lives in Northern Ireland, just outside Belfast, and loves to travel. Planesrunner is the first part of the Everness series.
 
Published September 25, 2012 by Pyr. 268 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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