Video-game designer River Weston has seen her world torn apart. The streets of Earth have filled with looting, sickness, and fighting, but River knows that she is in a unique position to help. Drawing on her Fae magic, she creates a computer-generated program called Hollow Man, designed to protect humans during battle. Worlds away, Guardian Chase Hawkins has finally returned to his own body after years of astral projection. His mission now that he's back: retrieve River, who is walking a dark path without even knowing it, and strip her world of the technology that has brought it to ruin. Hawk and his team arrive on Earth only to discover that River's new computer program endangers the world all on its own. An old human virus has resurrected and mutated with a computer virus inside of Hollow Man, and it's spreading uncontrollably. Hawk is convinced it's too late to save Earth...but River isn't ready to give up hope yet. River and Hawk find themselves on opposing sides, yet drawn together stronger than ever before. But a future with both of them in it could mean walking paths darker than either of them could ever have imagined.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 104.14 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
- 10 Sep 2012
- Tor Books
- United States
About Taylor Keating
Taylor Keating is the pseudonym of writing team Catherine Verge and Paula Altenburg.Catherine VergeA multi published author in the romance genre under another pen name, Catherine is a wife, mom, sister, daughter, and friend. She loves dogs, sunny weather, anything chocolate (she never says no to a brownie) pizza and red wine. She has two teenagers who keep her busy with their never ending activities, and a husband who is convinced he can turn her into a mixed martial arts fan. Catherine can never find balance in her life, is always trying to find time to go to the gym, can never keep up with emails, Facebook or Twitter and tries to write page-turning books that her readers will love. A maritime native and former financial officer, Catherine has lived all over Canada but has finally settled down in her childhood hometown with her family. Paula AltenburgThe other half of Taylor Keating, Paula grew up in rural Nova Scotia knowing that at some point in her life she was going to be a fiction writer. Swapping Louis L'Amour and Zane Grey books with her father guaranteed she wasn't going to be the next Jane Austen, much to the dismay of her English teacher mother. A degree in Social Anthropology from the University of King's College and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, again meant writing was the logical (meaning only) career path for her, although it did confirm her belief that learning is a life-long experience. She now works in the Aerospace industry, which surprises everyone who knows her. Happily married, with two terrific sons, she continues to live in rural Nova Scotia but makes a point of traveling as much as she can. New York and Brussels are tied for her favorite cities of all time.
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originally appeared on: <a href="http://bookshelfconfessions.blogspot.com/">Bookshelf Confessions</a> First off, I never heard of Taylor Keating (where did I come from?), anyways, I'm more than amaze to know that this is just a pseudonym of two authors, Catherine Verge and Paula M. Fox, known as the Taylor Keating writing team. I hope they make another series again, I'm sure Taylor Keating will be a name, bloggers/reviewers will be talking about for a while. As for this guardian/sci-fi series, I'm a little bit disappointed that this is the third book and probably the last one, why? Because I hadn't had the opportunity to go through the series, and even though I wasn't really that lost, thanks to the glimpses of the past happenings and the book being the summary or wrap-up of the first two books, I just hope that I was there right in the beginning to fully be swept away by River and Hawk's romance. But since the book started where supposedly the last one left off, it took time for me to fully comprehend where I'm at, so, as a suggestion, you might appreciate this book without the first 2, but to fully loved and understand it, you must read the books in order. This book focuses more on River, maybe there's still a next book, don't you think? The writing was okay, the techno-terms are easy to understand and it's crazy to think that River's work benefits the demons instead of helping the people; the plot is interesting and well-thought of-interweaving different genres, galaxies and planets. It's not only the main characters that glow, each one has its own story to tell (even the smallest part), almost all of the minor ones are significant and memorable, even the antagonists played their role well (I just hope that I had MORE time to know them). River and Hawk's love story is not instant, they faced many trials and the sexual tension was really there, it took time to grow. Keating is a master of romance, creating a romantic saga that's not over-the-top and love scenes that will make any blush.>: D Overall, FAIR GAME is a collection of fantasy, adventure, science fiction and action that will leave you breathless and wishing that there'll be more to come for this series! Highly Recommended!!!show moreby avry15