Trouble and Her Friends

Trouble and Her Friends

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India Carless, alias Trouble, managed to stay one step ahead of the feds until she retired from life as a hacker and settled down to run a small network for an artist's co-op.
Now someone has stolen her pseudonym and begun to use it for criminal hacking. So Trouble returns. Once the fastest gun on the electronic frontier, she has been called out of retirement for one last fight. And it's a killer.
Less than a hundred years from now, the forces of law and order crack down on the world of the internet. It is the closing of the frontier. The hip, noir adventurers who got by on wit, bravado, and drugs, who haunt the virtual worlds of the shadows of cyberspace are up against the edges of civilization. It's time to adapt or die.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 379 pages
  • 106.68 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 204.12g
  • Orb Books
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765328488
  • 9780765328489
  • 1,563,447

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Praise for "Trouble and Her Friends"

"A gritty, real-feeling book about sexy women from the punk side of the tracks, empowered by the nets but managing not to be corrupted by power: and a wry and interesting look at what happens, when the law moves in on the wild cyberspace frontier."
--Gwyneth Jones, author of "White Queen"

"Scott's best work: vivid, fast-moving, and startlingly erotic."
--Nicola Griffith, winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award

"Provocative, well-written and thoroughly entertaining, "Trouble and ""Her Friends "marks a new high in Melissa Scott's impressive career."
"--The Philadelphia Inquirer"
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About Melissa Scott

Melissa Scott lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She won the John Campbell Award at the start of her career, and is twice winner of the Lambda Award for SF.
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1,056 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 26% (273)
4 40% (425)
3 25% (268)
2 7% (73)
1 2% (17)
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