Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland in 1960 and now lives in Somerset. He began writing in 1987, and sold his first short story to Fear magazine in 1988. He has written many bestselling novels, including the Greg Mandel series, the Night's Dawn trilogy, the Commonwealth Saga, the Void trilogy, The Chronicle of the Fallers, short story collections and several standalone novels including Fallen Dragon and Great North Road.
Exciting, wildly imaginative and quite possibly Hamilton's best book to date -- <i>SFX Magazine</i> on <i>Salvation</i>, 5 stars The owner of the most powerful imagination in science fiction -- Ken Follett A startlingly fresh, vigorous and original cosmic saga. Highly enjoyable! -- Stephen Baxter on <i>Salvation</i> Hamilton handles massive ideas with enviable ease -- <i>Guardian</i> on <i>Salvation</i> A vast, intricate sci-fi showstopper... the journey grips as hard as the reveal -- <i>Daily Mail</i> on <i>Salvation</i> No one offers action-packed, meticulous, suspenseful and consistent hi-tech futures better than Peter Hamilton, and Salvation cranks all of that up five notches -- David Brin on <i>Salvation</i> The classic Hamilton cocktail of techno-thriller, far-future vision and action adventure shaken to an intoxicating combination. A promising start to an ambitious new series. Science Fiction is in excellent hands -- Justina Robson on <i>Salvation</i> Salvation is a space-opera intrigue with a cold shock of an ending that makes the sequel a matter of urgency -- Ken MacLeod on <i>Salvation</i> Explosions! Assassins! Enigmatic aliens, spaceships and jump doors . . . Accept no substitutes, this is the real deal. You need Salvation, my friend. Everyone needs salvation -- Ian McDonald on <i>Salvation</i> Salvation is a twisty and hugely satisfying SF thriller that opens a portal on a new and exciting series -- Alastair Reynolds on <i>Salvation</i>