Day: October 2, 2017
Hey there! HAPPY OCTOBER. Holy cow! How did THAT happen? It’s like I woke up and BAM–summer was over and it was fall. To
make me feel better celebrate, I’m running a paperback AND ebook giveaway of The Last Deception.
If you live in the US, click on over to Goodreads for a chance to win 1 of 2 signed copies. If you live outside the US, leave your email address in the comments below, or send an email to dvb (at) dvberkom (dot) com to be entered to win an eBook copy.
Contests end October 7th. Winners will be contacted via email and announced October 10th here on the blog.
Goodreads Book Giveaway
by D.V. Berkom
Giveaway ends October 07, 2017.
See the giveaway details
In other news, the Leine Basso Thriller Prequel,A Killing Truth,will be free…
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HWR-001-046-QF Andrea, one of the most advanced robots from Harrowgate & Webster, a small robotics firm, was selected to implement the first of three phases for the colonization of Mars by humans. Her job was to prepare the way for her human master, Adam, to arrive for phase two, and her main directive, ‘Human safety is a primary concern.’
When, three years after her arrival on Mars, Adam’s spacecraft is approaching, things begin to go wrong, and Andrea has to surpass her programming to save his life. The question for everyone, from Adam to Patricia Vicarro, director of the Mar’s Mission, is, just how far will Andrea go to fulfill her prime directive?
Andrea: The Martian Robot is a novelette by Anthony J. Deeney, author of Robots Love Blue. A stand-alone story, it nonetheless continues the theme of Blue, and explores the psychology of self-aware robots and human-robot interactions in a most compelling way. For fans of Isaac Asimov and his ‘Three Laws of Robotics,’ this story will resonate deeply. In a very short space, it explores profound issues that will leave the reader thinking about the future of mankind and technology in completely new ways.
I give this brilliant novelette five stars.