By Robin Sloan
ANNABEL SCHEME is a detective tale set in another San Francisco the place the electronic and the occult reside side-by-side. it is a brief learn, ideal for those that like Sherlock Holmes, Douglas Adams, ghosts and/or the internet.
In Scheme's San Francisco, an indie rocker's new tracks are hiking the charts, although the rocker herself is lengthy lifeless. A religious gamer has long gone lacking, and the one hint of him that is still is within his favourite video game, the blockbuster mmog referred to as international of Jesus. And the richest guy within the urban, the inventor of the hunt engine referred to as Grail, could simply have made a care for a devil.
Meanwhile, Annabel Scheme has simply employed herself a Watson, an A.I. assistant who is now studying the ropes on a case that might quick remodel into Scheme's biggest—and potentially her last.
Come on. Fog urban is waiting.
== concerning the writer ==
Robin Sloan grew up in Michigan and now splits his time among San Francisco and the web. His first full-length novel, MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR bookstall, used to be released by means of Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2012. you could study extra at @robinsloan.