By Ken MacLeod
The compelling new novel from the award-winning writer of THE EXECUTION CHANNEL and THE evening SESSIONS
Imagine a near-future urban, say London, the place scientific technological know-how has complex past our personal and a single-dose capsule has been built that, taken whilst pregnant, eradicates many universal genetic defects from an unborn baby. wish Morrison, mom of a hyperactive four-year-old, is looking forward to her moment baby. She refuses to take The repair, because the tablet is understood. This divides her friends and family and places her and her husband at risk of imprisonment or worse. Is her choice a personal topic of person selection, or is it tantamount to willful forget of her unborn baby? A believable and unique novel with sinister echoes of 1984 and courageous New World.
About the Author
Since graduating from Glasgow collage in 1976, Ken MacLeod has labored as a working laptop or computer analyst in Edinburgh. He now writes full-time.
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Out. She breathed, slow and easy. Let it flow. Deal with whatever happens. " The teen yelled. "My sister needs a break. " Ari stopped and Lila bumped into him. Deb, in turn, ran into her. She imagined the lot of them tumbling one into another like the Stooges and again crazy laughter threatened to burst from her lips. Lila put both hands to her mouth and leaned against the grimy wall. "Okay, roll call," their leader commanded. " "Deb Reeves here. Anyone mind if I have a cigarette? " "Patricia Scheider.
He was well hidden in his perch on the fifth floor of an office building. Even if the thing had glimpsed a flash of light on the glasses, she wouldn't be able to interpret it as a pair of binocs. The creatures weren't that smart. " The voice coming from behind made him jump and the binoculars slipped from his fingers to clatter on the floor. " He turned to face Derrick. The kid was as jittery as a meth junky without a fix in sight. " Ari dreaded the answer. "It's Mrs. Scheider. We think it's almost time.
Ari climbed down a couple of rungs before dropping the rest of the way to the ground and landing in a crouch. " he ordered Derrick. Derrick clambered to the top and out the hole. Ari had been worried Ronnie would freak out about climbing the ladder, but she scurried up it like pirate climbing rigging into her brother's waiting arms. Ann then Deb went, followed by Mrs. Scheider, who climbed slowly but steadily. Joe went behind her to ensure she didn't slip and Hector followed him. At last only Ari and Lila remained.
Intrusion by Ken MacLeod