Liquid Cool (The Cyberpunk Detective Series)

Liquid Cool

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Liquid Cool is the action-packed and funny, debut cyberpunk detective series!

It's cyberpunk reimagined—science fiction meets the detective thriller in an ever-rainy world of colossal skyscrapers. Hovercars fly above in the dark, bustling skies and gray people walk below on the grimy, flashy streets of this "neon jungle." Metropolis isn't a bad place, but it isn't a good one either. Uber-governments and megacorporations fight for control of the super-city, but so does crime.

We were introduced to Liquid Cool, in the prequel short, These Mean Streets, Darkly. We met an average woman, Carol—hardworking and decent in every way—only to have her daughter kidnapped by the psycho cyborg Red Rabbit. Can Police Central find the girl in time—alive? And is it really another senseless act of random violence in the fifty-million-plus supercity?

This story continues…and there are so many more. For the first time, we meet Cruz, our private eye (and unlikely hero), in a supercity with a million victims and perpetrators. Welcome to the high-tech, low-life world of Liquid Cool.

But watch out for tech-tricksters, analog hustlers, and digital gangsters—psychos, samurais, and cyborgs aplenty—they may want your money, or your life, more than you do.

Get Your Copy of LIQUID COOL Right Now and Prepare to be Thrilled with Mystery, Action, and Laughs! And don't get shot by a laser-pistol-packing cyber-punk on your way to the digital store.

FIVE STAR REVIEWS

"Lots of shooting, lots of crazy maniacs, lots of action and fun!"

"I loved this book. It takes place in the future, and what a weird future."

"A funny, intelligent (and sometimes crazy) main character…playing detective"

"Cool and Smooth."

"I had a hard time putting this book down to do things like sleeping and eating."

Enjoy!

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It's the cyberpunk novel reimagined—an ever-rainy world of colossal skyscrapers, hovercars, flashy neon streets, and futuristic mechanization. Metropolis isn't a bad place, but it isn't a good one either. Uber-governments and megacorporations fight for control of the fifty-million-plus supercity, but so does crime.

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FIVE STAR SERIES REVIEWS FOR THE SERIES

"Lots of shooting, lots of crazy maniacs, lots of action and fun!"

"I loved this book. It takes place in the future, and what a weird future."

"A funny, intelligent (and sometimes crazy) main character…playing detective"

"Cool and Smooth."

Here's the sci-fi/cyberpunk meets the detective series for you! Grab your copy of The Electric Sheep Massacre today.

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Publisher
Well-Tailored Books
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Published on
Feb 14, 2016
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Pages
434
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ISBN
9780990931577
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / Cyberpunk
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
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Liquid Cool is Blade Runner meets the Maltese Falcon. In the next installment of the sci-fi/cyberpunk detective series, author Austin Dragon takes our private detective from the wild, concrete wastelands outside the supercity Metropolis across the Great Ocean to London Prime (that's what they call it in the future) to the most dangerous place in the world—virtual reality, where all of a sudden people are killing and dying.

It's the cyberpunk novel reimagined—an ever-rainy world of colossal skyscrapers, hovercars, flashy neon streets, and futuristic mechanization. Metropolis isn't a bad place, but it isn't a good one either. Uber-governments and megacorporations fight for control of the fifty-million-plus supercity, but so does crime.

Welcome to the high-tech, low-life world of Liquid Cool.

Get Your Copy of The Electric Sheep Massacre (Liquid Cool, Book 4) Right Now.

FIVE STAR SERIES REVIEWS FOR THE SERIES

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"A funny, intelligent (and sometimes crazy) main character…playing detective"

"Cool and Smooth."

Here's the sci-fi/cyberpunk meets the detective series for you! Grab your copy of The Electric Sheep Massacre today.

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