I'm a huge Reynolds fan and so I've been considerably pumped for his new book (the first in a new series titled Poseidon's Children), and this one sounds excellent:
One hundred and fifty years from now, in a world where Africa is the
dominant technological and economic power, and where crime, war, disease
and poverty have been banished to history, Geoffrey Akinya wants only
one thing: to be left in peace, so that he can continue his studies into
the elephants of the Amboseli basin. But Geoffrey's family, the vast
Akinya business empire, has other plans. After the death of Eunice,
Geoffrey's grandmother, erstwhile space explorer and entrepreneur,
something awkward has come to light on the Moon, and Geoffrey is tasked -
well, blackmailed, really - to go up there and make sure the family's
name stays suitably unblemished. But little does Geoffrey realise - or
anyone else in the family, for that matter - what he's about to unravel.
Eunice's ashes have already have been scattered in sight of
Kilimanjaro. But the secrets she died with are about to come back out
into the open, and they could change everything. Or shatter this
near-utopia into shards ...
Here is the book trailer that Gollancz had made and have now release, and it's a really slick one!