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.