Alien Isolation novel

Alien: Isolation cover.

Alien: Isolation is an upcoming 2019 novelization of the video game of the same name, set to be written by Keith R. A. DeCandido and published by Titan Books. It was due to be released in January 2019[1] before being delayed to a July 2019 release.

According to the author, two-thirds of the novel will be an adaptation of the game, while the remaining third will be devoted to backstory for the Ripley family,[2] including Amanda's relationship with her stepfather.[3] The novel will also feature Zula Hendricks from the comic series Aliens: Defiance and Aliens: Resistance as a supporting character.[3]

Publisher's Summary

The product of a troubled and violent youth, Amanda Ripley is hell-bent on discovering what happened to her missing mother, Ellen Ripley. She joins a Weyland-Yutani team sent to retrieve the Nostromo flight recorder, only to find space station Sevastopol in chaos with a Xenomorph aboard. Flashbacks reveal Amanda's history and events that forced her mother to take the assignment aboard the Nostromo.


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