Journey among the stars on faster-than-light spaceships and settle on planets and space stations with these stories of humankind’s foray beyond Earth. In Beyond The Hallowed Sky, the first book is his new space opera, Ken Macleod imagines humankind on the precipice of discovery. When a scientist gets a letter from herself about faster-than-light travel, she doesn't know what to believe. The equations work, but her paper is discredited. Exiled by the establishment, she gets an offer to build her starship from an unlikely source. But in the heights of Venus and on a planet of another star, a secret is already being uncovered that will shake humanity to its foundations.In Adam Oyebanji’s debut novel Braking Day, it’s been over a century since three generation ships escaped an Earth dominated by artificial intelligence in pursuit of a life on a distant planet orbiting Tau Ceti. When engineer-in-training Ravi becomes haunted by visions of a young woman floating helmetless in space, his investigation into their source starts to unravel the truth behind the Archimedes’ departure from Earth. With Braking Day approaching, will his discoveries change everything? Welcome to Deep Wheel Orcadia, Harry Josephine Gile’s debut verse novel, written in the Orcadian dialect. Astrid is returning home from art school on Mars, looking for inspiration. Darling is fleeing a life that never fit, searching for somewhere to hide. They meet on Deep Wheel Orcadia, a distant space station struggling for survival as the pace of change threatens to leave the community behind.