The Peripheral is an upcoming novel by William Gibson. Gibson has stated that it will be set in multiple futures.
On April 19, 2013, Gibson appeared at the New York Public Library and read from the first chapter: "The Gone Haptics".
Cover art and synopsis for The Peripheral were revealed on 23rd July on Upcoming4.me.
The novel focuses on Flynne and her brother, Burton. Burton is a veteran of the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Flynne and Burton become involved in a security job that may actually be connected to murder.