The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi is the dazzling follow-up to The Collapsing Empire - a space opera in a universe on the brink of destruction.
John Scalzi is one of the most popular and acclaimed SF authors to emerge in the last decade. His debut, Old Man's War, won him science fiction's John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His New York Times bestsellers include The Last Colony, Fuzzy Nation, The End of All Things, and Redshirts, which won 2013's Hugo Award for Best Novel. Material from his widely read blog Whatever has also earned him two other Hugo Awards. He lives in Ohio with his wife and daughter.
Provocative and unexpected * Wall Street Journal *
Rousing storytelling and satisfying intrigue . . . An engaging, well-crafted sci-fi drama * SFX on The Collapsing Empire *
Political plotting, plenty of snark, puzzle-solving, and a healthy dose of action . . . Scalzi continues to be almost insufferably good at his brand of fun but think-y sci-fi adventure * Kirkus Reviews on The Collapsing Empire *
Scalzi builds a fascinating new interstellar civilization in order to destroy it....[The Collapsing Empire is] amusing escapism full of guts and brains -- Ars Technica
A thrilling novel so in tune with the flow of politics that it would feel relevant at almost any time . . . Balances humour with action throughout the book, and always keeps the plot twists coming * Entertainment Weekly on The Collapsing Empire *