Adrian Tchaikovsky’s 2020 The Doors of Eden is a stand-alone science fiction novel.
First-generation Brit Lisa Prior1 and posh Elsinore “Mal” Mallory befriended each other in school thanks to a shared interest in Forteana. Over time they became more than friends, something that they kept secret from their families. How the relationship would have played out in the long run remains a mystery, because one day the two teens ventured out onto Bodmin Moor to look for cryptozoological treasure.
They found something. Only Lisa returned home from Bodmin Moor.
Four years later…