Saturation Point (Hardcover)

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Description


A group of scientists and soldiers are hunted by mysterious enemies in a terrifying new climate thriller from the “Master of British SF”

Doctor Jasmine Marks is going back into hell.

The Hygrometric Dehabitation Region, or the “Zone,” is a growing band of rainforest on the equator, where the heat and humidity make it impossible for warm-blooded animals to survive. A human being without protection in the Zone is dead in minutes.

Twenty years ago, Marks went into the rainforest with a group of researchers led by Doctor Elaine Fell, to study the extraordinary climate and see if it could be used in agriculture. The only thing she learned was that the Zone was no place for people. There were deaths, and the programme was cut short.

Now, they’re sending her back in. A plane crash, a rescue mission, a race against time and the environment to bring out the survivors. But there are things Marks’s corporate masters aren’t telling her. The Zone keeps its secrets, and so does Doctor Fell…

About the Author


Adrian Tchaikovsky is the author of the acclaimed ten-book Shadows of the Apt series, the Echoes of the Fall series, and other novels, novellas and short stories including Children of Time (which won the Arthur C. Clarke award in 2016), and its sequel, Children of Ruin (which won the British Science Fiction Award in 2020). He lives in Leeds in the UK and his hobbies include entomology and board and role-playing games.

Praise For…


“Tchaikovsky focuses the taut story in such a way that every detail is relevant, building towards a climax that feels like a perfect pay-off.” -- SFX Magazine on Firewalkers

“Tchaikovsky knocks it out the park… A cunning take on both fantasy tropes and heroes’ journeys. He sticks the landing, too, with a last paragraph that perfectly pays off what came before it.” -- Locus Magazine on Ogres

“A masterclass in concise storytelling... The book whips along at a rapid pace and characters are cleverly rendered. A fantastically easy read.” -- SciFiNow on Firewalkers

“An absurdly funny, sharply written novella... a must-read for genre newbies and sci-fi fans alike.” -- Starburst Magazine on One Day All This Will be Yours

“Readers with a bent for social commentary and solving puzzles will be doubly pleased.” -- Publishers Weekly on Ogres
Product Details
ISBN: 9781837861743
ISBN-10: 1837861749
Publisher: Solaris
Publication Date: July 30th, 2024
Language: English