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THUNDERBIRD is a startling and majestic epic, returning to the world of Ancient Shores, from Jack McDevitt, the Nebula Award-winning author of the Alex Benedict and the Priscilla Hutchins novels.

A ten-thousand-year-old stargate has been discovered on a Sioux reservation. Travel through the gate leads to three mysterious destinations: a seemingly empty garden world; a strange maze of underground passageways; and a space station with a view of a galaxy that appears to be the Milky Way.

The race to explore and claim the stargate quickly escalates. Two opposing camps emerge, divided over whether the stargate is an unprecedented opportunity for scientific research or a disastrous threat to national – if not planetary – security.

Especially since travel through the stargate isn’t necessarily only one way…
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 1st December 2015

Price: £14.99

ISBN-13: 9781472234322


Jack McDevitt is that splendid rarity, a writer who is a storyteller first and a science fiction writer second. In his ability to absolutely rivet the reader, it seems to me that he is the logical heir to Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke
Stephen King
'Why read Jack McDevitt?' The question should be: 'Who among us is such a slow pony that s/he isn't reading McDevitt?
Harlan Ellison
You should definitely read Jack McDevitt
Gregory Benford
A real writer has entered our ranks, and his name is Jack McDevitt
Michael Bishop, Nebula-winning author