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Reaching Angelica

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In a massive spaceship destined for Alpha Centauri B, with a genesis crew including Zip the telepathic dog, his old friendly nemesis Cramer, and a computer being name Ra (now inhabiting a human form and calling herself Aten), Simon Bank emerges from a hundred-year coma and is hailed as an awakened hero. Stuck with unwanted responsibility, he is forced to try and solve the entire enigma of the universe--a small undertaking--before the spaceship, his friends, and all life on Earth are swatted out of existence by super beings he has accidentally awakened. Simon's only hope is to plunge into other dimensions with his mind--into the secrets of the universe's pan-dimensions--as only he knows how. The fate of all life hangs in the balance as he struggles to prove himself worthy of the Path and the absolute trust his friends place in him. Simon knows all too well that if he fails there is no hope--none at all--for anyone and that includes his best friend, an artificial intelligence computer called Apollo, which he sadly left behind. Besides, Zip would not be pleased, either. For fans of cyberpunk and classic science fiction, Reaching Angelica is the second book in Peter Riva's Tag series, the comic, thrilling, and continuing saga of Simon Bank--ex-master system computer wrangler and very unlikely savior of the universe. Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 331 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 30mm | 386g
  • Skyhorse Publishing
  • Yucca Publishing
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1631580698
  • 9781631580697

About Peter Riva

"Peter Riva" has worked for more than thirty years with the leaders in aerospace and space exploration. His daytime job for more than forty years has been as a literary agent. He resides in Gila, New Mexico.show more

Review quote

"Thrilling moments keep the suspense high in space. . . . The way Riva describes the mysteries of the Universe is intriguing. . . . This cyberpunk world has its own laws of stretching brains wide with its mind-bending concepts." --Jake Vyper, Fantascize.com "My favorite part of this book and The Path was Simon's sense of humor and comedic timing. He was able to make me laugh among the most stressful situations. When a character in a book is able to pull that off--it's a sign of wonderful writing." -Brian's Book Blog ..".will have you tilting your head, wondering, "Did I read that right?" in this amazing continuation of The Path... The author's creativity for this well-written story is astounding. . . . Read Reaching Angelica, and The Path, as soon as you can." --Jaquo Lifestyle Magazine "A fun read for any science fiction lover." --Book Reviews and Wallpapers Blog "Warning: This book should be read with an Aspirin to help alleviate the brain pressure caused by the concepts related to the existence of human life and the universe as we don't know it." --IT Revolution Blog "If you are a fan of Sci-fi or Cyber-punk you'll want to check out this series from Peter Riva that takes into a new uncharted world. But are we ready for such a world? The TAG series is about to confront this very question and explore this unknown dimension, one that will take us beyond the known." --Blooming with Books Blog "5 Stars. Simon Bank is back. . . . a great story." --J Bonder Book Reviewsshow more
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