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Publisher Comments:

From a stunning new voice in hard science fiction comes the thrilling story of one womans quest to wrest truth from chaos, love from violence, and reality from illusion in a post-human universe of emergent AIs, genetic constructs, and illegal wetware...

Spin State

UN Peacekeeper Major Catherine Li has made thirty-seven faster-than-light jumps in her lifetime—and has probably forgotten more than most people remember. But thats what backup hard drives are for. And Li should know; shes been hacking her memory for fifteen years in order to pass as human. But no memory upgrade can prepare Li for what she finds on Compsons World: a mining colony she once called home and to which she is sent after a botched raid puts her on the bad side of the powers that be. A dead physicist who just happens to be her cloned twin. A missing dataset that could change the interstellar balance of power and turn a cold war hot. And a mining “accident” that is starting to look more and more like murder...

Suddenly Li is chasing a killer in an alien world miles underground where everyone has a secret. And one wrong turn in streamspace, one misstep in the dark alleys of blackmarket tech and interstellar espionage, one risky hookup with an AI could literally blow her mind.

Synopsis:

Nominated for the 2003 Philip K. Dick Award, this "highly atmospheric debut" ("Publishers Weekly") from a stunning new voice in science fiction deftly mixes murder, politics, and cyber-romance.

About the Author

Chris Moriarty was born in 1968 and has lived in the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and Latin America. A resident of Utah since 1994, Chris has trained horses for cattle ranches and hunting operations, and worked as a ranch hand, backcountry guide, freelance editor and environmental lawyer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553586244
Author:
Moriarty, Chris
Publisher:
Spectra Books
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-High Tech
Subject:
science fiction;fiction;sf;ai;quantum physics;artificial intelligence;cyberpunk;hard sf;novel;female protagonist;space;speculative fiction;mystery;genetic engineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
6.84x4.28x1.13 in. .66 lbs.

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