1% Free by G. A. Matiasz

By G. A. Matiasz

An astute, socially appropriate story, set in a global that readers will fortunately wander off in.

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Detective Jimmy Hidalgo tracks a serial killer whose first sufferer used to be Jimmy’s ally, in a San Francisco on the point of social rebellion. The killer has a terrifying new approach of murdering her sufferers. Salvor Becky Wiley recovers a mysterious item from burned out suburbs in a balkanized l. a.. She doesn't feel the significance of the enigmatic artifact till the LAPD and FBI attempt to grab it. As Becky realizes that her salvage is just too scorching to deal with, and as Jimmy concludes that the guy paying him to discover the killer is an extraterrestrial, this slow-motion apocalypse shifts into excessive equipment. Pursued by way of law enforcement officials and extraterrestrial beings, Becky and Jimmy converge at the Palm Springs unfastened urban in secessionist Aztlán. while unique artifact and serial killer meet, the close to cataclysmic disagreement and the galaxy wrenching end will ascertain the destiny, no longer purely of Jimmy and Becky, yet of all humanity.

1% Free is a near-future technological know-how fiction political mystery. This fast paced novel has attention-grabbing characters, a rollicking plot, gorgeous narratives, and sharp discussion, all written in a slashing, evocative variety. G.A. Matiasz explores utopian and dystopian issues, severe politics at the radical left and correct, wild-assed formative years countercultures, and clever meditations on technology, cartography, know-how, and extinction, proving “once back that Sci-Fi is our purely literature of ideas.” If 1% Free is a fragment as prescient as his first novel, the 1994 underground vintage End Time, humanity is in for a few tough instances. A compulsive page-turner, this novel will continue you up at evening caring concerning the destiny of our state and our planet for years to come.

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