(born 1965 - ) - Glasgow
Gary Gibson is a science fiction author from Glasgow. He studied Sociology, History and Politics at Glasgow Caledonian University in the late 1980s, and tried to become a rock guitarist before realising that he was better suited to writing.
In the 1990s he helped out with a number of small-press comics, and then studied desktop publishing and design. He now freelances as a graphic designer. After a number of years living and working in Taiwan, he returned to Glasgow in 2010.
Gibson's first novel, the ambitious Angel Stations, was published in 2004. The latest in his Dakota Merrick space-opera series, Empire of Light, was published in 2010. He is a member of the Glasgow Science Fiction Writers Circle.
- Against Gravity - Paperback
Kendrick, survivor of an infamous research facility called the Maze, is trying to pick up the pieces of his life, even though he knows the Labrat augments are slowly killing him. Then one day his heart stops beating forever, and a ghost urges him to return to the source of all his nightmares.
- Empire Of Light: Third Book Of The Shoal Sequence - Hardback
The nova war has begun to spread as the Emissaries wage a fierce and reckless campaign, forcing the Shoal into a desperate retreat. While Dakota goes in search of the entity responsible for creating the Maker caches, Corso, left in charge of a fleet of human-piloted Magi ships, finds his authority crumbling.
- Final Days - Hardback
It is 2235 and through the advent of wormhole technology more than a dozen interstellar colonies have been linked to Earth. But this new mode of transportation comes at a price and there are risks.
- Nova War - Paperback
Found adrift near a Bandati colony far away from Consortium space, Dakota and Corso find themselves prisoners of the Bandati. It becomes clear to them that the humanity's limited knowledge of the rest of the galaxy - filtered through the Shoal - is direly inaccurate.
- Stealing Light - Paperback
In the 25th century, only the Shoal possess the secret of faster-than-light travel, giving them absolute control over all trade and exploration throughout the galaxy. Mankind has operated within their influence for two centuries, establishing 12 human colony worlds scattered along Shoal routes.
- The Thousand Emperors - Hardback
Luc Gabion has finally achieved his life's goal: bring down Winchell Antonov, head of the Black Lotus terrorist organisation. When he finds himself investigating the murder of one of the Tian Di's ruling clique, he knows he's in real trouble.