The Nano Flower

Peter F. Hamilton

21 February 2019
576 pages


Following Mindstar Rising and A Quantum Murder, The Nano Flower is the final book in Peter F. Hamilton's Greg Mandel trilogy a page-turning science-fictional detective story.

For fifteen years she has been the power behind England's economic renaissance. But this won’t help her now. Julia Evans, billionaire owner of Event Horizon, is in trouble.

Her husband is missing. Rival companies claim to have acquired an incredible new technology – something impossibly superior to what has come before. So she has no time to notice a single flower, delivered anonymously. But this flower possesses genetic information millions of years in advance of any terrestrial DNA.

Is it a cryptic alien message, or a poignant farewell token from her husband? One man is on the case to discover its origins: psi-boosted private detective Greg Mandel. But he won’t be alone in this desperate search. And, as Greg and Julia discover, being first in the race won’t be enough – not when the Nano Flower starts to bloom . . .

Reaches another level of excellence . . . Brilliant
Fully fleshed-out characters living in an immaculately imagined and executed near-future world, lush prose, crystal-sharp dialogue . . . Unreservedly recommended
A cracking good story, full of action and adventure . . . unputdownable