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    • ISBN:9781405519366
    • Publication date:07 Jun 2012

The Night Sessions

A Novel

By Ken MacLeod

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A stunning new SF thriller from the critically acclaimed author of The Execution Channel

A priest is dead. Picking through the rubble of the demolished Edinburgh tenement, Detective Inspector Adam Ferguson discovers that the explosion wasn't an accident. When a bishop is assassinated soon afterwards, it becomes clear that a targeted campaign of killings is underway.

No one has seen anything like this since the Faith Wars. In this enlightened age there's no religious persecution, but believers are a marginal and mistrusted minority. And now someone is killing them. But who? And - perhaps more importantly - why?

The more his team learns, the more the suspicion grows that they may have stumbled upon a conspiracy way outside their remit. Nobody believes them, but if Ferguson and his people fail, there will be many more killings - and disaster on a literally biblical scale . . .

Biographical Notes

Since graduating from Glasgow University in 1976, Ken MacLeod has worked as a computer analyst in Edinburgh. He now writes full time.

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  • ISBN: 9781841496481
  • Publication date: 02 Apr 2009
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Orbit
MacLeod spins a yarn that moves at a fast pace, and which doesn't disappoint; exciting and intriguing, it keeps a consistent level of interest throughout its passage ... a satisfying read — SciFiNow
A twisting conspiracy tale shot through with MacLeod's gloriously mordant sense for the absurd — BBC Focus
Gripping and clever near-future thriller — Lisa Tuttle, The Times
A stunning indictment of fundamentalism of all kind s' Eric Brown, Guardian
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