By Jude Houghton

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18.3 hours

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Balmoral Murraine works in a Battery, assembling devices she doesn't understand for starvation pay. Pasco Eborgersen is the pampered son of an Elite, trying to navigate the temptations of the Pleasure Houses, the self-sacrifice of the Faith, and the high-octane excitement of Steel Ball. They never should have met, and now they will rip the world apart. What happens when ninety percent of the...

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Title Information:

Date posted to ACX:
 Aug 30 2016
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Published by:
 Kristell Ink, Grimbold Books
Amazon sales rank:
Amazon rating:
4.5 (19 ratings)

Comments from the Rights Holder:

'Equal parts post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction, Jude Houghton's mind-blowing epic tale of humankind's struggle to survive in a critically overpopulated world stripped of all its resources is nothing short of a science fiction masterwork.' - Blue Ink Reviews (starred review)

'The concept of a gamified religion taps into a cultural obsession with instant gratification and validation while also emphasizing the performative nature of faith. However, Houghton's attention to detail doesn't overshadow the novel's emotional resonance. An immersive novel that chillingly predicts a world in which life is something to be escaped rather than experienced.' - Kirkus Reviews

'Autonomy is designed to make the reader question the big picture of how economics, politics, and religion interact to influence the actions of the general public... Survival and happiness are rare treats in this gritty tale of world domination by money hungry elitists.' - Francis Zane, Readers' Favorite

A thrilling science fiction and dystopia tale that shows, with brutal beauty, the difference between the rich and poor in a futuristic society, Jude Houghton grips the reader from the first page.

We are inviting auditions now to ensure that the perfect narrator is found, the main characters are both male and female and so we welcome both.

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