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Children of the Fifth Sun
Children of the Fifth Sun

Children of the Fifth Sun

Children of the Fifth Sun


413 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: July 2017

ISBN 9781944109400

Rights: WOR

Vesuvian Books (Jul 2017)


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Genre: “Science Faction” - science fiction, action and adventure with fact-based science, theories, and mythologyIN ALMOST EVERY BELIEF SYSTEM ON EARTH, there exists a single unifying mythos: thousands of years ago a great flood devastated the Earth’s inhabitants. From the ruins of this cataclysm, a race of beings emerged from the sea bestowing knowledge and culture upon humanity, saving us from our selfish drive toward extinction. Some say this race were “ancient aliens” who came to assist our evolution.But what if they weren’t alien at all? What if they evolved right here on Earth, alongside humans . . . and they are still here? And, what if the World’s governments already know?***Kelly Graham is a narcissistic self-assured freelance photographer specializing in underwater assignments. While on a project in the Amazon with his best friend, Chris D'Souza, a mysterious and beautiful government official, Freya Nilsson, enters Kelly’s life and turns it upside down. Her simple request to retrieve a strange object from deep underwater puts him in the middle of an international conspiracy. A conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history.AwardsWinner — 2017 London Book Festival — Science FictionFinalist — 2018 Silver Falchion Award — SciFi/Fantasy/HorrorFinalist — 2019 First Horizon Award, The Eric Hoffer Book AwardShort List Finalist — 2019 Eric Hoffer Grand Prize AwardHonorable Mention — 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Awards in Science FictionSemi-Finalist — 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards


"An action-packed, globe-hopping science fiction thriller... pedal-to-the-metal pacing and relentless action make it easy to turn pages..." —Kirkus Reviews

"Insane! A wild ride researched on par with a Michael Crichton novel." —Jonas Saul, Bestselling Author of the Sarah Roberts Series

Author Biography

Gareth Worthington BSc PhD BCMAS is a multi-award-winning author of grounded sci-fi and a member of the British Science Fiction Association. He is a trained marine biologist and also holds a doctorate in comparative endocrinology. Currently, Gareth works full time for the pharmaceutical industry helping to educate the world's doctors on new cancer therapies.  In his spare time, he has a number of passions, including: martial arts (he trained in Muay Thai at the prestigious EVOLVE MMA gym in Singapore); playing acoustic guitar; studying ancient history; drawing; and most of all writing fiction. Born in England, Gareth resides in Switzerland.