Part one of the Greg Mandel series
In the 21st century global warming has wreaked havoc. Only the corporations remain, exploiting the new technologies.
So when the conglomerate Event Horizons begins to suffer losses in output, foul play is suspected. Greg Mandel, a psi-boosted investigator is called in.
This was a great book, introducing a host of stunning characters, scenarios, and interaction networks. This book weaves a web so vivid it's amazing.
In many ways, I wish I was born later, late enough to be in that world... the playtools the technos play with had me drooling, and advanced science had me stunned... but in other ways I am glad I live no... pre-collapse. What goes up, must come down... that stands true for goverments, societies, populations, as well as gravity-affected objects.
Overall, this looks to be a great start to a stunning series. I am very much looking forward to reading his next book, A Quantum Murder.
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