Beautiful Red

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in potentia press, Jun 9, 2009 - Fiction

The future is boring. 

Technology has solved most of the world's most pressing problems, leaving people with tedious work and mundane play. Jack is a Security Officer Class 5, which sounds important, but isn't. However, her banal life as a cubicle worker by day and tinkerer by night is interrupted when she discovers that her employer's computer system has been invaded.

 

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It is a fast and fun read. It is very character driven, which is unusual and refreshing for the genre. The protagonist is driven by boredom and some vague sense of maybe getting somewhere in the world ... Read full review

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If you like your sci-fi full of cyber-tech, intrigue, moral questions and just that slight touch of nihilism, then you should read Beautiful Red by M. Darusha Wehm. It is a well-written, well-crafted ... Read full review

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M. Darusha Wehm is the Nebula Award-nominated author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, as well as the science fiction novels Beautiful Red, Children of Arkadia, The Voyage of the White Cloud, and the Andersson Dexter cyberpunk detective series.

Writing as Darusha Wehm, their mainstream books include the Devi Jones’ Locker YA series and the humorous coming-of-age novel The Home for Wayward Parrots.

Darusha’s short fiction and poetry have appeared in magazines and anthologies, including Terraform and Nature.

Originally from Canada, Darusha currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand after spending several years sailing the Pacific.

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