2033. The first alien radio transmissions have been received on Earth--a torrent of encrypted information that no human or computer can crack. But the decision to reply is made, and messages of goodwill are beamed into deep space. Thirty years later, just as humankind is expecting a reply from the aliens, the signals disappear. Then scientists detect a space cloud approaching the solar system at high speed. Immense in size, immeasurable in power, this blazing storm of energy is on a collision course with Earth. As one man ...

The Cloud 2007, Pan Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780330441872

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