Revealing the cover for Under Fortunate Stars by Ren Hutchings

We are delighted to reveal the breathtaking cover for 2022’s Under Fortunate Stars by Ren Hutchings.

A modern, progressive homage to classic space opera stories, with flawed heroes and time travel — Under Fortunate Stars will be out in hardcover, eBook and audiobook 10th May 2022.

Cover design by Dominic Forbes

Stranded in the Dark

In the final throes of the generations-long war with the alien Felen, smuggler Jereth Keeven’s junk freighter breaks down in a strange rift in deep space, with little chance of rescue – until they encounter a science vessel that claims to be from 152 years in the future.

Engineer Uma Ozakka has always been fascinated with the past, especially the desperate peace mission that ended the war with the Felen and ushered in a new age of collaboration – a mission Keeven’s first mate Leesongronski is supposed to be leading right now.

If Ozakka is right, more than the fates of two ships hangs in the balance…