Once begun, [Redspace Rising] will grip you by the throatlike its soldier protagonist grips his many enemiesand compel you to read it all the way to its jubilant, battered conclusion. And youll be very grateful. -- Locus Magazine Redspace Rising is Brian Trents intelligent, action-packed science fiction thriller set in a universe where human memory is a tangible commodity which can upend the permanence of death itself. From its well-developed cast of characters to its innovative worldbuilding and intriguing plot, Brian Trent has crafted an ingenious masterpiece of military sci-fi. -- Grimdark Magazine "Trent works in some thought-provoking speculation on the pliability of identity and technologys ability to change human nature [...] It harkens back to pulp-era SF, and as such will most please readers seeking anything-goes action." -- Publisher's Weekly -- Publisher's Weekly PRAISE FOR BRIAN TRENT: "Brian Trent is one of our very best new writers and now's the time to start reading him." - Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author "A remarkable book, showcasing many of Brian Trents talents. He has created a believable and fascinating future, visited it with a plot any science fiction writer would be proud to have created, and most important populated it with believable, motivated characters. Hats off to the new kid on the science fiction block!" Mike Resnick, 5-time Hugo Award-winner author (Ten Thousand Thunders) "Brian Trent layers dazzling future concepts upon Byzantine politics upon cinematic action to create a breathtaking work of science fiction." Marguerite Reed, author of Archangel (Ten Thousand Thunders) "Majestic in scope." Cemetery Dance Online (Ten Thousand Thunders) "An inherently riveting, deftly crafted and simply compelling read from beginning to end by a master of the science fiction genre." Midwest Book Review (Ten Thousand Thunders)
Brian Trents speculative fiction appears regularly in Analog, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Orson Scott Cards Intergalactic Medicine Show, The Years Best Military and Adventure SF (winning the 2019 Readers Poll Award), Terraform, Daily Science Fiction, Apex (winning the 2013 Story of the Year Readers Poll), Escape Pod, Flash Fiction Online, COSMOS, Galaxys Edge, Nature, The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk, Pseudopod, Head of Zeus, and numerous years best anthologies. The author of TEN THOUSAND THUNDERS and the RAHOTEP series, he is also a 2015 Baen Fantasy Adventure Award finalist and Writers of the Future winner. Trent lives in New England, where he works as a novelist, screenwriter, and poet. His website and blog are located at www.briantrent.com.