Thursday, August 25, 2016

Spotlight and Giveaway - The Gate to Futures Past by Julie E. Czerneda

The Qwillery is thrilled to spotlight The Gate to Futures Past (Reunification 2) by Julie E. Czerneda as part of the #futurespasttour! Check out the fabulous giveaways below.

The Gate to Futures Past
Reunification 2
DAW, September 6, 2016
Hardcover and eBook, 416 pages

Second novel in the hard sci-fi Reunification series, The Gate to Futures Past continues the Clan Chronicles, perfect for space opera readers looking for unique aliens and interstellar civilizations.

Betrayed and attacked, the Clan fled the Trade Pact for Cersi, believing that world their long-lost home. With them went a lone alien, the Human named Jason Morgan, Chosen of their leader, Sira di Sarc. Tragically, their arrival upset the Balance between Cersi’s three sentient species. And so the Clan, with their newfound kin, must flee again.

Their starship, powered by the M’hir, follows a course set long ago, for Clan abilities came from an experiment their ancestors—the Hoveny—conducted on themselves. But it’s a perilous journey. The Clan must endure more than cramped conditions and inner turmoil.

Their dead are Calling.

Sira must keep her people from answering, for if they do, they die. Morgan searches the ship for answers, afraid the Hoveny’s tech is beyond his grasp. Their only hope? To reach their destination.

Little do Sira and Morgan realize their destination holds the gravest threat of all....


This Gulf of Time and Stars
Reunification 1
Mass Market Paperback, 480 pages
DAW, September 6, 2016
Hardcover and eBook, November 3, 2015

This Gulf of Time and Stars begins the hard sci-fi Reunification series, perfect for space opera readers looking for unique aliens and interstellar civilizations.

Sira di Sarc, the leader of an alien race hiding in plain sight among humans, must find a way to take her Clan home, in this trilogy within the award-winning Clan Chronicles series.

To save their world, the most powerful of the Om’ray left their homes. They left behind all memory of their past. Calling themselves the Clan, they settled among Humanity, hiding in plain sight, using their ability to slip past normal space to travel where they wished, using their ability to control minds to ensure their place and security.

They are no longer hidden.

For the Clan face a crisis. Their reproduction is tied to individual power, and their latest generation of females, Choosers, are too strong to safely mate. Their attempt to force others to help failed until Sira di Sarc, their leader and the most powerful of their kind, successfully Joined with a human, Jason Morgan, starship captain and telepath. With Morgan, Sira forged the first peace between her kind and the Trade Pact.

But it is a peace about to shatter. Those the Clan have controlled all these years will rise against them. Her people dying around her, war about to consume the Trade Pact, Sira will be left with only one choice. She must find the way back. And take the Clan home.

About Julie

Roger Czerneda Photography
Julie E. Czerneda is a biologist and writer whose science fiction has received international acclaim, awards, and best-selling status. She is the author of the popular Species Imperative trilogy, the Web Shifters series, the Trade Pact Universe trilogy and her new Stratification novels. She was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her stand-alone novel, In the Company of Others, won Canada's Prix Aurora Award and was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award for Distinguished SF. Julie lives with her husband and two children in the lake country of central Ontario, under skies so clear they could take seeing the Milky Way for granted, but never do. For more about her work, visit or visit her on Facebook, Twitter, or Goodreads.

The Qwillery Giveaway

What:  Two entrants will each win a set of THIS GULF OF TIME AND STARS (Mass Market Paperback) and of THE GATE TO FUTURES PAST (Hardcover). That's 2 winners and 2 books per winner! US / CANADA ONLY

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Who and When:  The contest is open to all humans on the planet earth with a US or Canadian mailing address. Contest ends at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time on September 12, 2016. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. You must be 13 years old or older to enter.

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  1. This sounds great. I'm always hooked by "space opera"! And a new Canadian author to add to my reading list is always welcome :)

  2. Can't wait for the continuing saga of Sira and Morgan!!

  3. This sounds captivating and wonderful. Science Fiction has always intrigued me. I have been reading novels since I was young and enjoy the fascinating worlds.

  4. Love finding new authors and series. Love the sound of the book, definitely going to the top of my TBR.

  5. I'm really looking forward to reading these books (I'm currently listening to the audio book of the first book in the Clan Chronicles, A Thousand Words for Stranger!).