Where, following the war that started when they were a small child, Citizen 1,498,382 reflects upon those days that came to define them. The days when YutopiCorp’s forces landed in her homeland and liberated her—and her entire country—from the tyranny of political rule.
Where a Hunter for the City, Kex Atto, approaches her retirement. But in the City, circa 2254, retirement means death: you don’t work to live, you live to work. After this, the City has no further use for you.
Where Detective Jon Bakker is recruited by one of the City’s powerbrokers to locate the mysterious Slumlord… But aren’t they just a myth?
In a world torn apart by war, Kenneth J. Sparks and Kayla Sorenson have been carving out a life for themselves at a converted warehouse–in enemy occupied territory–for the past couple of years now.
And while they may have their differences in opinions and viewpoints at times, both freedom fighters rely heavily on each other for support, companionship, and even…love?
This would be a simple affair if only one of them wasn’t quite human: A memory plagued mechanical girl whose links to the universe encompasses the space/time continuum.
And for Kayla Sorenson, nothing is more vexing than having issues remembering the important parts of your life when you want to be seeped in some romance with the man who rescued you from a nightmarish situation only four years earlier.
Becker is a British traveler in trouble. Madhurima is a rising star police officer. In these three explosive tales, the two join forces to investigate the city’s crooked high society.
On the way, they take on deluded would-be messiahs in search of Mother Teresa’s stolen millions, encounter fanatics, circus freaks and cannibals, fall in and out of love and pay homage to one of the world’s most beautiful and toughest cities.
Amidst passion, murder and mayhem, is there room for two lovers driven by justice and compassion?
Tom Vater’s ‘Kolkata Noir’ is a riveting crime fiction cycle of three novellas set in the past, the present and the future.