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About the author:
At the age of eleven, Mr. Ballard began creating his own fictional worlds and inhabiting those worlds with eccentric characters. As an artist, graphic designer, web site designer, musician and author, he has spent decades enumerating a unique evolving vision of an absurd universe. His first four novels comprise a cyberpunk series called The Bridge Chronicles starring the amoral fixer of future Los Angeles, Artemis Bridge. The Bridge Chronicles in turn is one slice of cohesive universe that began as a pen-and-paper roleplaying game. Mr. Ballard has recently announced an upcoming fifth novel in the cyberpunk series. Gary has also released a series of novellas based on the Cthulhu Mythos made famous by H.P. Lovecraft called The Stepping Stone Cycle. There are currently three books in that series. He has also begun working with various narrators to release audiobook versions of his novels.
Mr. Ballard currently lives with his wife and three dogs in the capitol of Mississippi, Jackson, where he continues to write, blog, compose music and play video games.
The Bridge Chronicles, Book 5
The peace of the virtual world Bottle City is broken by an incursion, a cry for help from the mythical hacker enclave 4nasia. These hackers are legend, dating back to the first appearance of cybernetic implants on American covert operatives in the Venezuelan War of 2018. Now their cry for help reaches Artemis Bridge, the fixer who "knows a guy" in the gritty Gangland of 2030 Los Angeles.
Bridge has his own problems from Michael Freeman, the rogue hacker with a grudge , to the secret dealings of the wizards on the Technomancer's Council of Five. Can Bridge pull off the high seas rescue of the 4nasia hackers while keeping the gangs of the Five Families from destroying their safe haven in the Gangland? Enlisting the aid of Triad gangster Fong, will Bridge be able to save the hackers and the Families before Freeman destroys it all?
This pulse-pounding thriller is the fifth in the critically-acclaimed independent cyberpunk series The Bridge Chronicles by Gary A. Ballard.
- Publication Date:
- 1533528446 / 9781533528445
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Science Fiction / Cyberpunk