A Nebula Award finalist for Best Novel from the multi-award winning SF master Jack McDevitt. Third in the acclaimed Academy series.
The universe has been explored - and humanity has all but given up on finding other intelligent life.
Then an alien satellite orbiting a distant star sends out an unreadable signal.
Is it the final programmed gasp of an ancient, long-dead race Or the first greeting of an undiscovered life form?
McDevitt will grab you by the throat of your curiosity and keep a firm hold until the final chapter - Science Fiction Chronicle
McDevitt continues his lovingly detailed exploration of interstellar reconnaissance and alien contact ... this one is really quite splendid - Booklist
Hutch is one of the most formidable - and credible - heroines in contemporary SF. Both she and McDevitt are at the top of their respective forms ... CHINDI is one of his very best - Locus