On The Steel Breeze
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: June 2014
Duration: 23 hours 15 minutes
The award-winning author of Blue Remembered Earth continues his saga as the next generation of the Akinya family crosses interstellar space seeking humanity' s future...
Chiku Akinya, great granddaughter of the legendary space explorer Eunice and heir to the family empire, is just one among millions on a long one way journey towards a planet they hope to call their new home. For Chiku, the journey is a personal one, undertaken to ensure that the Akinya family achieves its destiny among the stars.
The passengers travel in huge self-contained artificial worlds-- holoships-- putting their faith in a physics they barely understand. Chiku' s ship is called Zanzibar-- and over time, she will discover it contains an awesome secret-- one which will lead her to question almost every certainty about her voyage, and its ultimate destiny.