For the First Time, Again

For the First Time, Again


The gripping speculative fiction and final instalment in the thrilling TAKE THEM TO THE STARS series, perfect for fans of The Man in the High Castle and The Eternals

Aster believes she is a normal teenage girl - she is very wrong . . .

Teenager Aster barely escapes with her life when her adoptive father is killed in a shooting. Suddenly finding herself under the protection of a special US military unit, blood tests indicate that she's not even human.

Unsure who or what she might be - or if any of this is true - Aster's first instinct is to flee.

Soon she is caught between two warring sides: on one, her mortal enemies, the alien Trackers. And on the other, the American government.

Now Aster can be certain of just two things:

Her blood is more vital than she ever knew. And the fate of the world rests upon her survival . . .

For the First Time, Again is the mind-bendingly twisty and unputdownable final book in the breathtaking Take The To The Stars trilogy.

Praise for the TAKE THEM TO THE STARS series:

'Introspective, lyrical and with a growing sense of menace running under it all' THE TIMES

'Alt-history with a difference' GUARDIAN

'Wry narration, wired action . . . Fans of alternate history and intelligent sci-fi will love this' Publishers Weekly

'Clever and compelling, it will keep you enthralled until the end' Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of The Oppenheimer Alternative

'Highly crafted and unique' Library Journal


  • Praise for Take Them To The Stars series

About the author

Sylvain Neuvel

Sylvain Neuvel has a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. He is an amateur robotics enthusiast and lifelong fan of all things science fiction. He is the author of two critically-acclaimed series: Themis Files novels: Sleeping Giants, Waking Gods and Only Human, and Take Them To the Stars: A History of What Comes Next, and Until the Last of Me. He lives in Montreal.
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