Cover art for The Infinite Sea, Starstream editionBeneath an alien sea!

Flung to an alien ocean world, John Bandicut and his companions find themselves plunged into the deep-sea realm of the Neri. What will they find in the Neri’s failing undersea city, or in the terrifying object of the deep abyss? Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles continues the hard-SF saga inspired by chaos theory.

From Starstream Publications, with an afterword by the author.
Also available as part of the omnibus collection, The Chaos Chronicles: Books 1-3

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“Another splendid adventure, with intriguing puzzles, first-rate problem-solving, and an impressive array of alien characters, motives, and methods.” —Kirkus Reviews

“An absolutely terrific book. Carver is heir apparent to Larry Niven as the king of hard SF: his stories revolve around ideas that are every bit as big as Niven’s, and his aliens are every bit as fascinating. Chaos theory says outcomes are unpredictable, but here’s one that’s a sure thing: if you start reading The Infinite Sea, you won’t be able to put it down until the very last page.” —Robert J. Sawyer

Carver scores again. Gives us mystery, high adventure, and the sense of wonder in the grand old tradition. —Jack McDevitt, author of Seeker and Chindi

Publication History

  • Starstream Publications trade paperback 2019, ISBN: 978-1611388039
  • Tor hardcover 1996, ISBN: 0-312-85609-1
  • Tor paperback 1997, ISBN: 0-812-53517-0
  • German edition from Bastei Lubbe
  • Portuguese edition from Publicacoes Europa-America