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Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman i(6421900 works by)
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Amie Kaufman is a Melbourne-based author. She is best known for her collaborative works, including two series with American author Megan Spooner (Starbound Trilogy and Unearthed duology) and one with Australian author Jay Kristoff (Illuminae Trilogy), but has also published solo works, including Elementals: Ice Wolves. Her works have won a range of awards, including Aurealis Awards, the Gold Inky, and an Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA).

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Gemina 2016 single work novel science fiction young adult

'The exhilarating sequel to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Illuminae.

'Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

'The saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the space station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of BeiTech’s assault. Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter, Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while they are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed to Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

'When an elite BeiTech team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the crew one by one, and a malfunction in the station’s wormhole means the space-time continuum may be ripped in two before dinner. Soon, Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival. The fate of everyone on the Hypatia - and possibly in the known universe - is in their hands.

'But relax. They’ve totally got this. They hope.

'Featuring guest journal illustrations by bestselling author Marie Lu.' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Older Children
2017 longlisted Indie Awards Young Adult
2016 winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Novel
Their Fractured Light 2015 single work novel young adult science fiction

'Will the secrets of LaRoux Industries finally be exposed by Gideon Marchant, an eighteen-year-old computer hacker and an urban warrior, and fellow rebel and thief Sofia Quinn?

'A year ago, Flynn Cormac and Jubilee Chase made the now-infamous Avon Broadcast, calling on the galaxy to witness LaRoux Industries' corruption. A year before that, Tarver Merendsen and Lilac LaRoux were the only survivors of the Icarus shipwreck, forced to live a double life after their rescue.

'Now, at the centre of the galaxy on Corinth, all four are about to collide with two new players in the fight against LRI.

'Gideon Marchant is an underworld hacker known as the Knave of Hearts, ready to abseil his way past the best security measures on the planet to expose LRI's atrocities. Sofia Quinn, charming con artist, can work her way into any stronghold without missing a beat. When a foiled attempt to infiltrate LRI headquarters forces them into a fragile alliance, it's impossible to know who's playing whom - and whether they can ever learn to trust each other.

'With their lives, loves and loyalties at stake, only by joining forces with the Icarus survivors and Avon's protectors do they stand a chance of taking down the most powerful corporation in the galaxy - before LRI's secrets destroy them all.

'The New York Times bestselling Starbound trilogy comes to a close with this dazzling final instalment about the power of courage and hope in humanity's darkest hour.' (Publication summary)

2015 finalist Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
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