[Free eBook] Contraband by George Foy [Science Fiction Cyberpunk Technothriller]

Contraband by George Foy, a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in literature known for his pseudonymous genre-bending literary-flavoured works, is a standalone science fiction cyberpunk technothriller, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1998 by Bantam Books.

The story is a satirical heist quest adventure set in a near-future world dominated by megacorporations and government bureaucracy where human freedom is a commodity, starring a smuggler who finds his fellows disappearing as he receives a cryptic message advising him to track down someone who may be able to break a mysterious code linked to it all, embarking on a journey with oddball companions, even as the Feds begin closing in.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Blossom by Raya Jones [Cyberpunk Science Fiction Technothriller]

Blossom by Welsh author Raya Jones, a Reader in Social Studies at the University of Cardiff who is also currently doing scholarly research into studying social robotics in the context of psychology, according to her bio-blurb, is the 3rd novel in the Cyboratics Sequence series of science fiction cyberpunk mystery/crime technothrillers, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

The series is set in a post-apocalyptic dystopian future dominated by technology, where humanity sometimes comes into conflict with artificial intelligence in the form of androids, with some books starring the freelance PI Rinzler investigating crimes and conspiracies.

This story follows a journalist who becomes cut off from her technologically advanced world, where one’s identity and access to resources are controlled by a digital fingerprint, when hers becomes corrupted, leading to a virtual “death” which may be a symptom of deeper trouble within the Artificial Intelligence network suspected by the PI.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] Die Now, Live Later by Basil Copper [Vintage 1960s Mystery/Crime Technothriller]

Die Now, Live Later by the late British author Basil Copper, perhaps best known for his contributions to the Solar Pons series which was a popular Sherlock Holmes pastiche back in the day, is the 5th novel in his Mike Faraday series of vintage mystery/crime thrillers, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1968 by Robert Hale. The long-running series stars a gritty P.I. based in Los Angeles, California. This story takes a bit of a technothriller twist as he investigates a dodgy cryogenics firm, and finds the threads of a conspiracy that may intend more than just fleecing the gullible soon-to-be-deceased.

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[Free eBook REPEAT] The Main Experiment by Christopher Hodder-Williams [Science Fiction Technothriller]

The Main Experiment by the late British author & musician Christopher Hodder-Williams is his vintage standalone science fiction technothriller, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1964 by Hodder & Stoughton. The story takes place at a nuclear centre in the English countryside, which harbours secret experiments using startling particles which may hold the potential to alter humanity.

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[Free eBook] The Green Mandarin Mystery by Denis Hughes [Vintage 1950s Science Fiction Mystery/Technothriller]

The Green Mandarin Mystery by the late British author Denis Hughes is a vintage standalone science fiction mystery/technothriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1950 by Curtis Warren using the pseudonym Grant Malcolm.

The story is set in contemporary London (circa the 1950s), centred around the investigation of ongoing mysterious disappearances of expert scientists valued by the British government, all leaving behind a card referencing the “Green Mandarin”, an enigmatic entity or organization which may be using them to fulfill nefarious plans for humanity.

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[Free eBook] Mercury Striking by Rebecca Zanetti [Romantic Suspense]

Mercury Striking by Rebecca Zanetti, is the 1st novel in her Scorpius Syndrome series of post-apocalyptic f/m romantic suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher HarperCollins’ Eternal imprint.

This is the featured Free Book of the Week in the iTunes UK store. The series is set in a nearly-contemporary future world, exploring the post-apocalyptic aftermath of a biological technothriller world where much of population is in danger of being wiped out by a bacterial plague.

This story stars a woman with the knowledge to potentially cure the disease making a dangerous trek towards a man who has established himself as a leader and protector of the survivors.

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[Free eBook] Die Now, Live Later by Basil Copper [Mystery/Crime Thriller]

Die Now, Live Later by the late British author Basil Copper, perhaps best known for his contributions to the Solar Pons series which was a popular Sherlock Holmes pastiche back in the day, is the 5th novel in his Mike Faraday series of vintage mystery/crime thrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This was originally published in 1968 by Robert Hale. The long-running series stars a gritty P.I. based in Los Angeles, California. This story takes a bit of a technothriller twist as he investigates a dodgy cryogenics firm, and finds the threads of a conspiracy that may intend more than just fleecing the gullible soon-to-be-deceased.

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Free eBook] Colossus: The Boxset by D. F. Jones [Sci-Fi Technothriller]

Colossus: The Boxset by the late British author D. F. Jones is an omnibus edition of his Colossus trilogy of vintage science fiction technothrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint.

This contains all three novels of the trilogy: Colossus, The Fall of Colossus, & Colossus and the Crab , which were originally published in 1966, 1974, and 1977 by Hart-Davis and Berkley’s Medallion imprint, and of which the first was adapted into the film Colossus: The Forbin Project. This series centres around a man’s increasingly desperate attempts to control the rogue supercomputer he has designed, which is trying to take over the world. The self-contained stories in it involve a Cold War competition to begin with, and eventually culminate in an alien invasion.

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[Free eBook] Curse the Names by Robert Arellano [Literary Noir Technothriller]

Curse the Names by Robert Arellano, an Edgar Award-nominated author, is is his standalone hybrid literary fiction/noir crime technothriller novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Akashic Books.

The novel is set in modern-day New Mexico, at the site of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (birthplace of the Manhattan Project which produced the atomic bomb), and contains psychological suspense/weird happenings elements (the novel’s style has been described as a mix between Alfred Hitchcock’s films, and The Twilight Zone television series). This story stars a reporter at the facility who is convinced he can prevent an accident which will lead to an atomic apocalypse, if it weren’t for all the strange people getting in his way.

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[Free eBook] Infomocracy by Malka Older [Science Fiction Political Technothriller]

Infomocracy by Malka Older is the 1st novel in her Centenal Cycle series of political science fiction technothrillers, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Tor Books.

The series is set in a post-cyberpunk future world where information technology has radically altered the political landscape from dominant nation-states to global micro-democracy. This story focuses on an upcoming election where the new status quo may be due for its own upheaval, as various political players seek to once again change the game.

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