Synopses & Reviews
The universe has been explored and humanity has all but given up on finding other intelligent life. Then an alien satellite orbiting a distant star sends out an unreadable signal. Is it the final programmed gasp of an ancient, long-dead race? Or the first greeting of an undiscovered life form?
"His most fascinating novel yet...guaranteed to exhilarate the reader." Washington Post Book World
"McDevitt [is]...a writer of hard, humane science fiction thrillers, and Chindi is one of his very best." Locus
"First-rate sf adventure and smooth, well-plotted storytelling." Library Journal
"[T]he puzzles wrapped in explanations within mysteries and cliffhanging resolution are well up to McDevitt's previous high standards." Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Jack McDevitt is the author of A Talent for War, The Engines of God, Ancient Shores, Eternity Road, Moonfall, and numerous prize-winning short stories. He has served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, taught English and literature, and worked for the U.S. Customs Service in North Dakota and Georgia.