New California (Paperback)
CV-2 Books, 9780615852997, 274pp.
Publication Date: August 6, 2013
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After New California's founder committed suicide, two men vied to rule the colony. Ashwin George, supported by the colony's elite and Ti n Qu n, the Chinese company whose hyperdrive ships and intelligent robots dominated half the settled galaxy. Desmond Park, nanotechnology engineer, armed with a shrewd intellect, the loyalty of the colony's disaffected youth, and the most formidable weapon of all. A single idea.
About the Author
Raymund Eich files patent applications, earned a Ph.D., won a national quiz bowl championship, writes science fiction, and affirms Robert Heinlein's dictum that specialization is for insects. In a typical day, he talks with university biology and science communication faculty, silicon chip designers, patent attorneys, epileptologists, and rocket scientists. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins. He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.