Neal Asher divides his time between Essex and Crete, mostly at a keyboard and mentally light-years away. His full-length novels are as follows. First is the Agent Cormac series: Gridlinked, The Line of Polity, Brass Man, Polity Agent and Line War. Next comes the Spatterjay series: The Skinner, The Voyage of the Sable Keech and Orbus. Also set in the same world of the Polity are these standalone novels: Hilldiggers, Prador Moon, Shadow of the Scorpion and The Technician. The Transformation trilogy is also based in the Polity: Dark Intelligence, War Factory and Infinity Engine. Set in a dystopian future are: The Departure, Zero Point and Jupiter War, while Cowl takes us across time. The Warship is the second book in the Rise of the Jain series, following The Soldier, and is set in the Polity universe.
A thoroughly enjoyable novel with some very interesting ideas . . . adding in plenty to keep the pages turning -- <i>Walker of Worlds</i> A real page turner. Neal Asher's trademarks were all there, action, imagination and great world building -- <i>I Will Read Books</i> There is lots to admire here, and Asher fans are unlikely to be disappointed -- <i>Concatenation</i> Asher's ability to write exciting set-piece action scenes featuring cool SF hardware is undimmed . . . Those who enjoy Neal Asher's fast-paced, technologically rich SF stories will find a lot to like -- <i>SFCrowsNest</i>