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Invader

Invader

(1995)
(The second book in the Foreigner series)
A novel by

 
Awards
British Fantasy Society (nominee)
The first book in C.J.Cherryh's eponymous series, Foreigner, begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient alien race. From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true science fiction odyssey, following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space. It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author.

Nearly two centuries after the starship Phoenix disappeared, leaving an isolated colony of humans on the world of the atevi, it unexpectedly returns, threatening the stability of both atevi and human governments. With the situation fast becoming critical, Bren Cameron, the brilliant, young paidhi to the court of the atevi is recalled from Mospheira where he has just undergone surgery. Upon his return to the mainland, he Cameron finds that his government has sent in his paidhi-successor, Deana Hanks - representative of a dangerous faction on Mospheira who hate the atevi.

Haunted by the threat of assassination, Bren realizes his only hope may be to communicate with the Phoenix as the spokesman of the atevi - an action which may cut him off for good from his own species. Yet if he doesn't take this desperate action, he may be forced to witness the destruction of the already precarious balance of world power.

The long-running Foreigner series can also be enjoyed by more casual genre readers in sub-trilogy installments. Invader is the 2nd Foreigner novel. It is also the 2nd book in the first subtrilogy.

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

July 1995 : UK Hardback
Title: Invader
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0099444119 / 9780099444114 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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April 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: Invader (Foreigner 2)
Author(s): C. J. Cherryh
ISBN: 0886776384 / 9780886776381 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW Hardcover
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Paperback Editions

February 1996 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Invader: Book Two of Foreigner
Author(s): C. J. Cherryh
ISBN: 0886776872 / 9780886776879 (USA edition)
Publisher: DAW
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January 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Invader
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 1857235851 / 9781857235852 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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January 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Invader
Author(s): C J Cherryh
ISBN: 0099444216 / 9780099444213 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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Kindle Editions

February 1996 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Invader: Book Two of Foreigner
Author(s): C. J. Cherryh

Publisher: DAW
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