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Sylvain Neuvel

Biography

Sylvain Neuvel

Sylvain Neuvel has taught linguistics in India and worked as a software engineer in Montreal. He is also a certified translator, though he wishes he were an astronaut. His girlfriend would have him believe that he has too many toys, so he writes about aliens and giant robots as a blatant excuse to build action figures (for his son, of course). His debut, SLEEPING GIANTS, was described by NPR as “one of the most promising series kickoffs in recent memory.”

Sylvain Neuvel

Books by Sylvain Neuvel

by Sylvain Neuvel - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The First Rule is the most important: Always run, never fight. For generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars. The year is 1968, and she is on the cusp of destiny, poised to launch the first humans into space. But she cannot take them to the stars, not quite yet. Her adversary is at her heels, the future of the planet at stake, and obeying the First Rule is no longer an option. For the first time in 100 generations, Mia’s family will have to choose to stand their ground, risking not only their bloodline but the future of the human race.

by Sylvain Neuvel - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

For generations, Mia’s family has shaped human history to push them to the stars. The year is 1945, and now it is her turn. Her mission: to lure scientist Wernher Von Braun away from the Nazi party and into the American rocket program, securing the future of the space race. But there is a threat. A ruthless enemy lurks behind the scenes. Sylvain Neuvel’s genre-bending sci-fi thriller is a dark and gripping exploration of the amorality of progress and the nature of violence, as seen through the eyes of the women who make that progress possible and the men who are determined to stop them.