Beyond the Gates
Roc Books, a division of Dutton-Signet, ISBN 0451456963
On an isolated planet, science and religion are about to clash …
A graduate student named Marta defies religious authorities to guide an expedition–including Unbelievers–to a forbidden continent. But retribution may be the least of their worries. Dangerous creatures and dangerous competition threaten the party. Can Marta bring them back from Dhrusil-Matkhashi–the land Beyond the Gates?
cover art by Paul Youll