Terminal Mind

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The Philip K. Dick award-winning SF dystopian novel. Years in the future, the U.S. is a splintered country. The city-state of Philadelphia is ripe for revolution. Mark McGovern, the son of a rich politician, lives in a world of expensive parties and frivolous biological mods, a sharp contrast to the poor underworld of his best friend, Darin Kinsley. When the two accidentally release a sophisticated virus called a 'slicer' into the net, Mark must try to stem the tide of casualties before the charged political ...
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Overview

The Philip K. Dick award-winning SF dystopian novel. Years in the future, the U.S. is a splintered country. The city-state of Philadelphia is ripe for revolution. Mark McGovern, the son of a rich politician, lives in a world of expensive parties and frivolous biological mods, a sharp contrast to the poor underworld of his best friend, Darin Kinsley. When the two accidentally release a sophisticated virus called a 'slicer' into the net, Mark must try to stem the tide of casualties before the charged political situation explodes. But the slicer is more than a virus. To destroy it, Mark must first sort truth from lies, not only for himself, but for the mind of the child who holds his fate.
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Editorial Reviews

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“High-intensity human drama set in a thoroughly imagined and highly plausible future.“
- Book Review, Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show
Elaine Isaak
“A fast-paced SF-thriller with a very human heart.”
?- Elaine Isaak, author of The Eunuch’s Heir
Judson Roberts
“David Walton’s Terminal Mind is a fast-paced thriller that slices across the landscape of a darkly imagined future.”?
- Judson Roberts, author of The Strongbow Saga
Nancy Fulda
“An enthralling near-future scenario where body styling has become an art form and where computer hacking has progressed in a chillingly believable direction. What I love about David’s fiction is that his characters are firmly grounded in a social context. In Terminal Mind, the family and interpersonal conflicts are just as intriguing as the threat to society, with outcomes that are just as uncertain.”?
- Nancy Fulda, assistant editor of Baen’s Universe
Mike Shultz - Mike Shultz
“If you like distinctive character voices, cool science fiction gizmos, and a dozen plot threads that weave together into a dazzling whole, you need to read Terminal Mind.”?
- Mike Shultz, author of Sword of Memory
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781492797012
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 12/1/2013
  • Pages: 316
  • Sales rank: 994,444
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

David Walton
David Walton is the author of Quintessence (Tor Books, 2013) and the Philip K. Dick award-winning novel Terminal Mind. He lives near Philadelphia with his wife, seven children, and three hamsters. By day, he works on classified defense technology, which not even the hamsters are allowed to know about. Since he doesn't actually have time to write, he trained the hamsters to do it for him, with a combination of Morse clicks on their drinking bottle and cleverly-arranged pellets. David's fiction explores themes that skirt the edges of science and religion, such as human origins, the nature of truth, the certainty of death, and the nature of the soul.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2014

    Doesn't fit the Nook. Changing the settings does not help: the

    Doesn't fit the Nook. Changing the settings does not help: the ends of lines cut off, which makes it difficult to read in Nook format.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2014

    Good read

    Unpredictable and well written.

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