Halting State
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    Halting State | Charles Stross

    Halting State

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Charles Stross
    • Narrated By Robert Ian MacKenzie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (244)
    Performance
    (184)
    Story
    (186)

    The year is 2012, and China, India, and the United States are waging an infowar for economic domination. With innocent gamers mere pawns in the hands of electronic intelligence agencies, programmer Jack Reed is tasked with ferreting out the plot of those who would gladly trade global turmoil for personal gain.

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    Reviewed on January 08 2012 by C. Hartmann (D.C. & St. Croix)
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    Rule 34 | Charles Stross

    Rule 34

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Charles Stross
    • Narrated By Robert Ian Mackenzie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (226)
    Performance
    (193)
    Story
    (195)

    Hugo Award-winning author Charles Stross takes listeners into the near future for this breathtaking thriller. As head of the Rule 34 Squad, Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh keeps a close eye on Internet activity, monitoring whether people are participating in harmless fantasies or engaging in illegal activities. When three criminal spammers are murdered, it’s up to Liz to determine how the victims were connected. If she can’t figure it out, more people will surely die.

    Wild Ride Picks Up Where "Halting State" Left Off

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    Reviewed on January 08 2012 by C. Hartmann (D.C. & St. Croix)