THE REAL STRANGERS ARE WITHIN. BOOK TWO OF THREE"Kevin Tumlinson has this ability to make us believe in his characters. In addition to the understated precision of his style, the thing that distinguishes Kevin's fiction is his ability with plot. He is a natural storyteller." --DR. JAMES ULMER, AUTHOR OF "THE SECRET LIFE" A MIND DIVIDED.A HOLLOW VICTORY.A NEW SPECIES.Against all odds, on an unchartered world, the souls of First Colony have been restored to life, and a centuries old wrong has been righted--sort of. On the planet's surface, a young woman struggles to reclaim her mind from the strange aftereffects of the cancellation wave. High above, the struggling colony's last hope of going home slowly falls from orbit, and two men face death to prevent it. And as the human colonists and their Esool captain struggle for survival, a new species emerges that can be the colony's savior--or its most dangerous enemy. As if it needed more. FOR READERS OF ANDY WEIR, HUGH HOWEY, ORSON SCOTT CARD AND COREY DOCTOROW--NEW SCIENCE FICTION ADVENTURE FROM KEVIN TUMLINSON!