‘Fabulous… Present-day science fiction that feels like the best sort of spy novel’ NEIL GAIMAN


A mysterious event

An all-American diner appears overnight in a remote British field. More and more objects materialise: toys, fairground rides, pets and other treasured mementos of the past.

A weapon like no other

The deaths quickly follow. A devastating weapon – Prophet – is bringing these memories to life, then stifling innocent people with their own joy. But nobody knows who created it, or why.

A fight for the future

Sunil Rao and Adam Rubenstein are tasked with investigating this strange new reality. After a troubled past together, they are drawn closer than ever to defend what they both hold most dear…


Prophet is a blastSunday Times

‘Brilliant. Hypnotically enthralling… I loved it’ CHRIS WHITAKER

‘A fast-paced techno-thriller…immense fun Guardian


‘It’s a wild ride and I loved it!’

‘What an amazing novel…totally compelling

‘An endlessly inventive sci-fi thriller’

‘Thoroughly enjoyable…full of action, drama, sci-fi twists

Absolutely brilliant


  • Fabulous… It’s present-day science fiction that feels like the best sort of spy novel with real people you can care about. And it’s a page-turner
    NEIL GAIMAN, author of Coraline

About the authors

Helen Macdonald

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, naturalist and historian of science. Their books include H is for Hawk, which won many prizes including the Costa Book of the Year and the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, and the Sunday Times bestselling Vesper Flights. They live in Suffolk with their two parrots.
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Sin Blaché

Sin Blaché is an author and musician. They have been writing horror and sci-fi stories all their life. Prophet is their first novel. Born in California, they live in the Northwest of Ireland and can be found obsessing over obscure folk instruments, being an ambivalent saviour to feral cats, and playing too many video games.
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