Stephen Baxter

//Stephen Baxter
  • Book I of  The Xeelee Sequence. Five hundred years after a spaceship from Earth accidentally crossed through a hole in space-time to another - and very strange - Universe, the crew's descendants are still struggling for existence on The Raft, a structure built from the ship's wreckage. A small group of scientists preserve the ancient knowledge necessary for survival.  But now they must contemplate a journey far more dangerous than that of their ancestors - or die.
  • Book I of Northland. Ana lives on the North Coast of Doggerland, a vast, fertile plain that linked the British Isles to Europe 10,000 years ago. Ana is fourteen. Her father is missing, her mother is dead. She has perhaps another 20 years of life left - life is short for her people even though they live in a veritable Eden teeming  with wildlife, a world yet to feel the impact of man. But their world is changing. The ice has melted, the sea is rising and one fateful year a tsunami sweeps inland, scattering Ana's people. But if the people of distant Jericho could build a wall to keep the world out, surely Ana's people can build a wall to keep the sea out? Alternate history, set in a Mesolithic rich with alien cultures.
  • Time Odyssey Book I. 1885...On the North-West frontier, Rudyard Kipling witnesses a bizarre encounter between the British Army and a mysteriously watchful, hovering sphere - and then, shockingly, a helicopter from 2037 comes over the hill. Meanwhile, elsewhere, scouts from the great horde of Genghis Khan find that familiar landmarks on the great steppe have vanished - as if they had never been. And elsewhere yet again -  the courtiers of Alexander the Great  wait anxiously for news of the Great King, who seems to have vanished. Nothing is as it was. The castaways in time must make an epic journey across a transformed world, a journey to a devastating truth. For if history is long, our future may be shorter than any of us dreamed...Mankind's odyssey in time has begin...