Real Powers: Part Two

Real Powers

Book 2
Asymmetrical Press
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The world becomes a far more uncertain place, as blogger Mason McCann suffers the consequences of sharing knowledge the world isn't ready for. Journalist Joanna Hubble learns to see society from a very different angle, covering stories without the benefit her name, but without any consequences for what she reveals. Media manipulator Manicule sparks radicalism and finds himself stoking too large a flame. 

Governor Michael Smith flies up the political ladder, throwing his powerful family to the press in the process. Energy tycoon Niki Jenks finds herself and her empire in the crosshairs, and is forced to pivot on a massive scale. Technologist and cult-leader, Xerxes, discovers dissent within his ranks as he prepares to push humanity one giant step toward the Singularity. 

And orchestrating from behind the scenes, the hacker collective Opus influences important events through everyday people.

This is the second book in the Real Powers series.

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About the author

Colin Wright is the author of the popular political/technological thriller trilogy, Real Powers, which follows a cultural shockwave after the introduction of a new technology on the global stage. He also wrote the serialized A Tale of More series, which tells the story of a young man with two voices in his head who's pulled into a conflict between feuding groups involved in a human augmentation movement. Then there's Ordovician, in which a time traveling historian athlete must compete with others from his time period to act out the roles of historical figures to ensure the continuity of his utopian civilization.

Colin has also written numerous short story collections, including So This Is How I Go (stories about death), Coffee with the Other Man (stories about relationships), and 7 or 8 Ways to End the World (stories about endings).

A full-time traveler and entrepreneur, Colin blogs at Exile Lifestyle, a site where his readers vote on which country he should move to next, and has written numerous books about his travels (including Iceland India Interstate) and about business (including Networking Fundamentals).

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Publisher
Asymmetrical Press
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Published on
Jan 3, 2013
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Pages
217
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ISBN
9781938793257
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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This content is DRM free.
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