The Temporal Void by Peter F. Hamilton is the second book in the incredibly successful Void Trilogy. set in the Commonwealth Universe.
Humanity is in turmoil as a fanatical cult, inspired by projected dreams from the Void, prepares to journey beyond its boundaries - no matter what they will unleash in doing so . . .
Investigator Paula Myo is determined to find the Void's 'Second Dreamer', Araminta, who is channelling the latest visions of Edeard the Waterwalker. A messiah, it's his crusade against injustice that has influenced billions to risk journeying into the unknown.
It's only as the dreams reach their culmination and Edeard's story nears its end that the Void's true nature will be revealed. And by then it may be too late . . .
The story of the Commonwealth Universe continues with:
The Evolutionary Void: The Void Trilogy 3
The Abyss Beyond Dreams: Chronicle of the Fallers 1
Night Without Stars: Chronicle of the Fallers 2