Life in the Virtual NetSpace of 2230 in Debut Novel by Cyberpunk Writer Carol E. Meacham

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Atrocious Adventure Publishing announces the release of "Machina Obscura," the debut novel by first-time science-fiction author Carol E. Meacham.

Atrocious Adventure Publishing announces the release of "Machina Obscura," the debut novel by first-time science-fiction author Carol E. Meacham.

Set on Earth in the year 2230, the novel focuses on a twenty-year-old NetRunner named Xyl and her enigmatic new partner Gracie as they become involved in unraveling a plot created by a corrupt Federal agent. Following a trail that might have been planted by Agent Searles himself, the two find themselves chasing clues and broken links through the virtual world of 2230 to discover two evolved artificial intelligences poised to monitor in real-time all criminal activities taking place in the virtual world. Realizing that her own friends and the world they have scraped out for themselves on the streets are at risk, Xyl must find a way to warn all of NetSpace of the plot before the two artificial intelligences initiate their monitoring program.

"Machina Obscura" (ISBN 0-9777733-0-2) is 220 pages in paperback format, published by Atrocious Adventure Publishing based in Rossville, Georgia, printed by CafePress and available to all major book outlets through Book Clearing House. For additional information or to obtain copies for review, please contact Atrocious Adventure Publishing.

Carol E. Meacham writes science-fiction short stories and novels focusing on artificial intelligence, interplanetary and interstellar space travel, utopian/dystopian futures and other futurist topics. Her short story anthology "The Curve of Shadow" is available on CafePress. Her next novel, "Aquaria," the sequel to "Machina Obscura," will be released in Winter 2007. She works for the United States Postal Service and lives in Rossville, GA.

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