Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 14/07/2016
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Science Fiction at it's best
This hard SF novel is set on the Moon, a place that is as deadly on the inside as the outside. The story follows the Corta family, one of the Five Dragons... READ MORE
Sharon at Maidstone
Thoroughly worth a read...
Luna: New Moon is fantastic new sci-fi. Combining gritty realism with a healthy dose of sci-fi noir, it feels unlike anything else I've read in a long time... READ MORE
Thomas at Sheffield Meadowhall
Really good, but not great.
An excellent Game of Thrones in space style story, albeit with sci- fi instead of fantasy. It feels like it could be a great HBO special! The beginning of ... READ MORE
Josh  At Drogheda
Incredible new sci-fi read!
This book is like Game of Thrones on the moon. I loved it from the get go. It's fast paced and yet the characters are well fleshed out and the descriptions... READ MORE
Joanne at Newcastle Emerson Chambers
Accessible and thrilling hard Sci-Fi
A thoroughly enjoyable story with some interesting complexity and richness, but accessible enough to any reader thanks to its mafia-inspired family feudal ... READ MORE
Liam Nicholson at Sheffield Orchard Sq.


The Moon wants to kill you. It might not get there first.Luna is a gripping thriller about five corporate families caught in a bitter battle for supremacy in the harsh environment of the moon. It's very easy to die on the moon, but with its vast mineral wealth it's also easy to make your fortune. Following the fortunes of a handful of disparate characters, from one of the lowliest workers on the moon to the heads of one of the most powerful families, LUNA provides a vast mosaic of life on this airless and terrifying new home for humanity.This is SF that will be perfect for fans of Kim Stanley Robinson and Ken Macleod alike.'McDonald is one of the best world builders I've ever read' - Tamora PierceReaders are being swept away by LUNA: NEW MOON:'It's a great epic read. It's also filled to the brim with imminently plausible science. Not a single thing was out of place'- Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'Luna: New Moon gets an undisputed 5* from me. It is a perfect sci-fi' - Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'Masterful science fiction and highly recommended' - Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'What. A. Book . . . it leaves you wanting more - and promises to be able to sustain more' - Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'Ian McDonald never fails to disappoint, and he never repeats himself . . . This book is not boring. It has no weaknesses and takes no prisoners' - Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'The sci-fi of my dreams, it hit all of my buttons. This family! The moon! World building!' - Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781473202245
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 286g
  • Dimensions: 153 x 200 x 27 mm

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Brilliant Dynastic Sci-Fi
Luna: New Moon is fantastic new sci-fi! The complex dynastic struggles between the five main families are reminiscent of Herbert's Dune or Martin's Song of... READ MORE
Thomas Lewis
Another superb book from Ian McDonald
Ian McDonald is one of my favourite authors, so, I had high hopes of “Luna New Moon”. I was not disappointed. As usual, Ian McDonald has created an envi... READ MORE
Rosemary Standeven