Baker & Taylor
Escaping from the unbending constraints of Earth in the company of a brilliant beast, a young woman soon discovers that Alien agencies have mastered the ability to span parallel universes, which are undetectable by man-made devices, when she encounters these beings and the unthinkable happens. Reprint.
Blackwell North Amer
Cley is an Original, a genetically pure member of the most ancient Ur-Human beings. Like others of her forest-dwelling tribe, she expects to spend her few centuries working in the great subteranean Libray of Life.
Then catastrophe strikes when strange, transdimensional life-forms obliterate the Library and kill all of Earth's Originals - except Cley. These uncanny beings also attack the planet's most advanced human species, the highly evolved Supras, who cannot reconstruct the knowledge and DNA lost in the Library's ruins. Nor can they protect Cley.
Forced to flee, Cley must begin a desperate quest for survival, answers, and hope. Joined by a raccoonlike companion called Seeker, she will journey across the myriad environments of her wildly transformed world...and then far, far beyond.
For somewhere - past planets that have been reengineered, past sentient ship-worlds evolving deep between stars, past creatures the size of solar systems - waits the Malign. A being so powerful that it can escape a black hole, the Malign is destroying the galaxy as it hunts down the one thing it fears...Cley.
Hachette Book Group
Set a billion years into the future, this novel by the multiple award-winning author of "The Martian Race" involves the idea of a Library of Life, which preserves earlier life forms.
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