“SEA CHANGE is like liquid nitrogen ice cream—a chilling treat.”
—Greg Bear, author of Eon and Take Back the Sky
New from the Nebula Award winning author of Beggars in Spain:
A riveting climate-change technothriller of espionage, conspiracy, and
stakes so high they could lead to the destruction of humanity itself. In
this environmental page-turner, activist lawyer Renata Black—covert
member of the Org—must go deep underground to unravel the truth behind
the ecological disaster that has paralyzed the food industry and
destroyed her family.
“A strong, striking look at a a possible future, and the courage that will allow us to survive it.”
— Laura Anne Gilman, author of Heart of Briar and Soul of Fire
Operative Renata Black has a serious problem—a self-driving house
causing a traffic snarl. When Renata spots the Org’s Tiffany Teal paint
marking a windowsill, she discovers a dangerous mystery within the house
In 2022, GMOs were banned after a bio-pharmed drug caused the
Catastrophe: worldwide economic collapse, agricultural standstill, and
personal tragedy for a lawyer and her son. Ten years later, Renata,
a.k.a. Caroline Denton, is a member of the Org, an underground group of
scientists, functioning in splinter cells that are hunted by the feds.
But the Org’s illegal food-research might hold the key to rebuilding the
worlds’ food supply.
Now there’s a mole in the Org, and Black is the only one who can find
out who it is. At risk: the possibility of a second, even more
devastating climate collapse. For answers, Black will need to go all the
way to her Quinault Nation legal clients, to reveal environmental
dangers—and solutions—that the world has not been willing to face.
Nancy Kress, one of our finest speculative writers, once again
delivers a smart, mesmerizing, and surprisingly nuanced look at the
ecological, technological, and political shifts we cannot afford to
For more info about SEA CHANGE, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Elizabeth Story