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Alien: Uncivil War is an upcoming novel that will be written by Brendan Deneen and published by Titan Books. It is set to be released on July 30, 2024 with cover art provided by Marco Turini.

As well as standard print editions, the novel will be released in audiobook format read by Austin Rising, and will be published by Blackstone Audio on July 30, 2024.

Publisher's summary[]

After narrowly escaping a Xenomorph attack and crash landing on the wrong planet, former military man Chris Temple just wants a peaceful life with his daughters. He just needs to deal with the brewing civil war and a Xenomorph on the loose.

War will always find a man like you.

This ALIEN story begins where most end: with a xenomorph loose on a damaged spaceship hurtling through space. Once a highly decorated marine, Chris Temple, a recently widowed single father to two young daughters, Jane, 11, and Emma, 8, is onboard. Despite his particular set of skills, Chris doesn’t get involved in the fight with the alien, instead focusing on keeping his children safe as the ship comes in for a crash landing.

The family land safely on an idyllic outpost planet, where Chris is told that the ship has been destroyed beyond recognition and nothing could have survived the crash. That’s only the first lie. Chris and his daughters love their new life, but something doesn’t feel right. Chris is a paranoid type, but just because he’s paranoid, doesn’t mean he’s wrong.

There are nasty surprises in store as Chris investigates the web of lies and conspiracies. After leaving a ruined Earth, it seems Chris and his daughters have crash-landed on a planet on the verge of all-out civil war. Chris will have to call on the battle skills he never wanted to use again in order to protect his daughters, deal with violence-hungry marines, and battle the xenomorph that’s killing people regardless of which side of the civil war they’re on.

Plot[]

Following the destruction of the USM Auriga,

Audiobook[]

Uncivil war audiobook cover

Alien: Uncivil War audiobook.

Blackstone Audio will produce an unabridged audiobook of Alien: Uncivil War read by Austin Rising. The audiobook will run for 11 hours 30 minutes and will be released on July 30, 2024.

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