[Free eBook] Rinzler by Raya Jones [Science Fiction Murder Mystery Technothriller]

Rinzler: A Noir Sci-Fi Thriller by Welsh author Raya Jones, a Reader in Social Studies at the University of Cardiff, is her standalone science fiction thriller with strong mystery/crime elements done in a noir style, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This is one of their original publications from a newer author, who is also currently doing scholarly research into studying social robotics in the context of psychology, according to her bio-blurb.

The story takes place in a future post-apocalyptic world which uses androids, starring the titular freelance PI looking into the murder of a clerk working for a corporation which may or may not have assassinated her, and finding his investigation landing him in the midst of a potential conflict between artificial intelligence and humanity.

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[Free eBook] The Cloud by Ray Hammond [Science Fiction Technothriller]

The Cloud by British author Ray Hammond, a science journalist and futurist, is his standalone science fiction technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 2006 by Pan Books.

The story is set in the near future of the mid-21st century, as humanity begins receiving and responding incomprehensible alien radio transmissions which eventually result in a reply in the form of a mysterious encroaching cloud on a collision course with Earth, prompting the panicked preparation of an armed response even as the code is finally cracked, to startling revelations.

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[Free eBook] We Are Such Stuff by R. M. Dorn [Science Fiction Technothriller]

We Are Such Stuff by R. M. Dorn is her standalone science fiction technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This is one of their original publications from a newer author. The story takes place in a virtual reality-enhanced world, starring a new employee with a job of dreaming virtual reality scenes, who discovers that the technology may actually have odd real world effects rewriting the past, in addition to having potentially damaging and fatal side effects causing an epidemic in its users.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Mission of the Brains by Sydney J. Bounds [Science Fiction Murder Mystery]

Mission of the Brains by the late British author Sydney J. Bounds, a prolific multi-genre author whose influence has been honoured by the creation of the British Fantasy Awards’ Sydney J. Bounds Best Newcomer Award, is his vintage mystery thriller with strong sfnal elements, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1957 by Leicester as part of their Linford Mystery Library line. The story is centred around solving the puzzle of the murders of scientists across the country, apparently using an advanced technological heat weapon, which seems to be linked to a touring fair with a mysterious mental act which may have sinister origins not of this Earth.

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[Free eBook] Extinction by Ray Hammond [Science Fiction Technothriller]

Extinction by British author Ray Hammond, a science journalist and futurist, is his standalone science fiction technothriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 2005 by Macmillan.

The story is set in a post-global warming 2055 where unscrupulous corporations have invented a climate control technology which provides a “cure”, for a high price as well as undisclosed further environmental costs, turning those who can’t afford it into environmental refugees, whom a plucky lawyer attempts to fight for by bringing the largest responsible corporation to court, also teaming up with scientists to uncover the truth behind something ominous happening within the Earth’s core before it’s too late.

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[Free eBook] The Chromosome Game by Christopher Hodder-Williams [Science Fiction Dystopian Technothriller]

The Chromosome Game by the late British author Christopher Hodder-Williams is his science fiction technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1984 by Mithras Publishing Limited and was his final novel printed before retiring due to illness (he completed another shortly before he died, which currently remains unpublished).

The story takes place in a future dystopian Earth, where it appears the remains of humanity exist in an alternate dimension outside a barren wasteland, and a group of adventurous persons is tasked to investigate and locate the remains of a long-ago genetic engineering experiment that may revitalize the human race.

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[Free eBook] Emergence by Ray Hammond [Science Fiction Technothriller]

Emergence by British author Ray Hammond, a science journalist and futurist, is his standalone science fiction technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 2001 by Macmillan UK.

The story is set in the near future and centres around a powerful corporation’s deployment of a new satellite technology which connects up information networks in a way which leads to the unexpected development of a new, potentially world-changing entity.

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[Free eBook] Fairweather by Raya Jones [Science Fiction Technothriller]

Fairweather by Welsh author Raya Jones, a Reader in Social Studies at the University of Cardiff, is her standalone debut science fiction novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

The story is set in a post-apocalyptic future world dominated by corporations which function as tribes, featuring an information retrieval specalist tasked with looking into an old mystery associated with one such corporation, and of course uncovering the obligatory disturbing revelations about past secrets and such.

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[Free Audiobook] City of Golden Shadow by Tad Williams [Science Fiction Suspense Thriller]

City of Golden Shadow by Tad Williams is the 1st part in his Otherland tetralogy of science fiction suspense thrillers comprising a single long, complex story, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Penguin Random House Audio.

The series is set in the near future, where full-immersion virtual reality has begun to dominate all aspects of society, allowing the expression of personal freedoms unheard of before.

This installment involves the discovery of a chilling conspiracy which threatens the stability of both real and virtual worlds. The story is read by actor George Newbern (voice of Superman on the Justice League cartoon).

Offered worldwide until 12 PM Eastern Time on July 28th, available as a DRM-free MP4 download directly from the publisher and in their app.

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You can also read more about the book on its regular catalogue page, or download via the PRH’s Volumes app for iDevices and Android (Canada & US-only)

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ANYONE CAN GO THERE… COMING BACK IS ANOTHER STORY.

The first in a four-audiobook series, Otherland: City of Golden Shadow is a complex suspense novel of the near future, where virtual reality has expanded to encompass all aspects of society — and national, physical, and mental boundaries are limited only by the virtue or darkness of the imagination, offering an entirely new level of freedom to people in all walks of life. But a blood-chilling conspiracy involving the world’s most powerful individuals now threatens to shatter this world to its very core….

[Free eBook] The Thinktank That Leaked by Christopher Hodder-Williams [Science Fiction Technothriller]

The Thinktank That Leaked by the late British author Christopher Hodder-Williams is his vintage sfnal technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1979 by United Writers Publications.

The story is set in contemporary times (circa the 1970s), and stars a scientist at a think tank who stumbles across a sinister experiment being conducted by an unethical colleague, which uses a device to record and manipulates human thought and emotional patterns in a dangerously damaging way.

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