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Does real life emulate fiction? Or does fiction emulate real life? The five books examine topics ripped from today’s headlines: Pandemic, global economic meltdown, mass wealth seizure, deportation. How closely will the world follow the BrainTrust script? You decide!
Long ago, the President for Life expelled all foreign engineers from Silicon Valley. They moved to . . .
The BrainTrust: a fleet of immense cruise liners housing teams pursuing scientific and engineering excellence.
The BrainTrust: freed of bureaucracy and autocracy, a thorn in the side of every dirtside power structure.
The BrainTrust: A clean, well-lighted place for hardcore research, extreme engineering, ferocious commando assaults, and desperate copter combat.
The Heroines: Dash: the plucky mad scientist. Ping: the bouncy itty bitty ninja with the Real Big Gun. Jam: the quiet, resilient commando with the grace of a dancer.
The Frightening Fact: A little too much of it is coming true.
The Genres: near-future hard sf techno-thriller with a helping of political satireIf you can’t laugh about your favorite politician, don’t come.
Otherwise, welcome to the BrainTrust.
Every book a Prometheus Award nominee.
If you like Robert Heinlein, Michael Crichton, Charles Stross, or Ayn Rand, buy your ticket and come aboard.