Saturn's Children

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Saturn's Children

By Charles Stross

Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441017317, 321pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

Description
Freya Nakamichi-47 is a femmebot, one of the last of her kind still functioning. With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, she agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars-only to become hunted by some very powerful humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the contents of the package.


About the Author
Charles Stross is the author of the bestselling Merchant Princes series, the Laundry series, and several stand-alone novels including "Glasshouse", "Accelerando", and "Saturn's Children". Born in Leeds, England, in 1964, Stross studied in London and Bradford, earning degrees in pharmacy and computer science. Over the next decade and a half he worked as a pharmacist, a technical writer, a software engineer, and eventually as a prolific journalist covering the IT industry. His short fiction began attracting wide attention in the late 1990s; his first novel, "Singularity Sky", appeared in 2003. He has subsequently won the Hugo Award twice. He lives with his wife in Edinburgh, Scotland, in a flat that is slightly older than the state of Texas.


Praise For Saturn's Children

"Good fun... Heinlein himself would've liked this."
-SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

"Sex oozes from every page of this erotic futuristic thriller."
-PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"One of the most stylishly imaginative robot tales ever penned."
-BOOKLIST

"A smart and playful romp."
-TIMES (LONDON)