From a stunning new voice in hard science fiction comes the thrilling story of one woman's 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...
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 that's what backup hard drives are for. And Li should know; she's 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 Compson's 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.
"From the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author :
Chris Moriarty has contributed to Spin State as an author.
Chris Moriarty grew up in New York surrounded by a loud and zany family much like Sacha's. She wrote The Inquisitor's Apprentice so her children could read a fantasy that celebrates their New York Jewish heritage. Chris has also written several award-winning science fiction novels. She lives in upstate New York.
|Title:||Spin State||Publisher:||Spectra Books|
|Edition:||Mass Market Paperbound|
|No. of Pages:||640|
|Binding:||Mass Market Paperbound|
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