Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland in 1960, and still lives near Rutland Water. His previous novels are the Greg Mandel series and the bestselling 'Night's Dawn' trilogy: The Reality Dysfunction, The Neutronium Alchemist and The Naked God. Also published by Macmillan (and Pan) is A Second Chance at Eden, a novella and six short stories, and The Confederation Handbook, a vital guide to the Night's Dawn' trilogy. His most recent novels were Fallen Dragon, Misspent Youth, Pandora's Star and Judas Unchained .
Praise for Peter F. Hamilton Judas Unchained "An interstellar suspense thriller . . . sweeping in scope and emotional range."-San Antonio Express-News "Bristles with the energy of golden age SF, but the style and characterizations are polished and modern."-SF Site "Richly satisfying . . . wonderfully imagined."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) "You're in for quite a ride."-The Santa Fe New Mexican""Pandora's Star "Should be high on everyone's reading list . . . You won't be able to put it down."-Nancy Pearl, National Public Radio "An imaginative and stunning tale of the perfect future threatened . . . a book of epic proportions not unlike Frank Herbert's Dune or Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy."-SFRevu "Recommended . . . A large cast of characters, each with his own story, brings depth and variety to this far-future saga."-Library Journal "Complex and engaging."-Booklist "From the Hardcover edition."