Winner of the Terry Pratchett Prize, a dark yet dazzlingly imaginative science fiction thriller by a furiously talented new young writer.
Alex Maskill was born in Watford, and grew up both there and in Eastbourne, East Sussex. He's has just completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Leicester and now has a degree in Politics. He hopes to follow this with an MSc in Computer Science. The Hive Construct is his first novel and won the 2013 Terry Pratchett Prize.
Here's a talented young writer who not only knows how to tell an
exciting story, but a richly rewarding story full of ideas. --
SIR TERRY PRATCHETT
'Debut author Alexander Maskill . . . ratchets up the tension in fine fashion . . . a genuinely promising debut. -- Jonathan Wright * SFX magazine *