Spectra Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553586251, 596pp.
Publication Date: June 26, 2007
As the auction heats up, the Artificial Life Emancipation Front sends in Major Catherine Li. Drummed out of the Peacekeepers for executing Syndicate prisoners, Li has now literally hooked up with an AI who has lived many lifetimes and shunted through many bodies. But while they have their own conflicting loyalties to contend with, together they re just one player in a mysterious high-stakes game .
From the Trade Paperback edition.
"[T]his richly textured second novel explores issues of identity and loyalty, swapping quantum mechanics for complexity theory and mystery for suspense."—Publishers Weekly
"The characters have the complexity of motivation and backstory to make this more than just another dire-future thriller.... Tension-riddled."—Booklist