Tor Books is thrilled to be publishing Christopher Paolini’s adult debut novel, TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS (on-sale 9/15), and I am equally thrilled to be taking part in the serialized excerpt campaign!
TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS is the story of a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet where xenobiologist Kira Navárez finds an alien relic that thrusts her into the wonders and the nightmares of first contact.
About the Author
Christopher Paolini was born in Southern California and has lived most of his life in Paradise Valley, Montana. He published his first novel, Eragon, in 2003 at the age of 19, and quickly became a publishing phenomenon. His Inheritance Cycle—Eragon and its three sequels—have sold nearly 40 million copies worldwide. This is his first adult novel.
About the Book
TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS
by Christopher Paolini
Kira Navárez dreamed of finding life on new worlds.
Now she has awakened a nightmare.
While exploring a distant planet, she discovers an alien relic that thrusts her into an epic journey of transformation and discovery.
Her odyssey will carry her to the far reaches of the galaxy.
Earth and her colonies are on the brink of annihilation.
The will to survive.
The hope of humanity.
This epic novel follows Kira Navárez, who, during a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, finds an alien relic that thrusts her into the wonders and the nightmares of first contact. Epic space battles for the fate of humanity take her to the farthest reaches of the galaxy and, in the process, transform not only her ― but the entire course of history.