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Company Town by [Ashby, Madeline]
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"Elegant, cruel, and brutally perfect, "Company Town" is a prize of a novel."
--Mira Grant, "New York Times" Bestselling and Hugo-Award nominated author of the Newsflesh series

"This is brave, bold, crazy storytelling at the edge and doesn't read like anything else I've seen up or down the pike. I don't even know where she gets these ideas, but I hope she keeps getting them and writing the stories that result."
--Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of the Miriam Black Series

"A brilliant and chilling look at our post-oil future. I haven't been this hooked by an SF novel for ages."--
Charlie Stross, author of "Empire Games "

"The world is an updated version of Raymond Chandler's, with gray morals and broken characters, and Hwa's internal monologue has just the right balance of introspection and wit...[a] very solid page-turner."
Publishers Weekly

"The skill with which Ashby introduces her various SF elements is worthy of the best Heinlein...."Company Town" never falters in its pacing. It's a terrific ride." --"Locus"

"I'm an immense fan of Ashby's work...It is often profound, and it is never boring." Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing"

"Elegant, cruel, and brutally perfect, Company Town is a prize of a novel."
--Mira Grant, New York Times Bestselling and Hugo-Award nominated author of the Newsflesh series

"This is brave, bold, crazy storytelling at the edge and doesn't read like anything else I've seen up or down the pike. I don't even know where she gets these ideas, but I hope she keeps getting them and writing the stories that result."
--Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of the Miriam Black Series

"A brilliant and chilling look at our post-oil future. I haven't been this hooked by an SF novel for ages."--
Charlie Stross, author of Empire Games

"The world is an updated version of Raymond Chandler's, with gray morals and broken characters, and Hwa's internal monologue has just the right balance of introspection and wit...[a] very solid page-turner."
--Publishers Weekly

"The skill with which Ashby introduces her various SF elements is worthy of the best Heinlein....Company Town never falters in its pacing. It's a terrific ride." --Locus

"I'm an immense fan of Ashby's work...It is often profound, and it is never boring." --Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing



"A thrilling near-future noir mystery....A fascinating book from a writer with great vision." --Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse Novels series

"Smart, weird dystopia." --Margaret Atwood

"The skill with which Ashby introduces her various SF elements is worthy of the best Heinlein.... Company Town never falters in its pacing. It's a terrific ride." --Locus

"This is brave, bold, crazy storytelling at the edge and doesn't read like anything else I've seen up or down the pike." --Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Aftermath

"A brilliant and chilling look at our post-oil future. I haven't been this hooked by an SF novel for ages." --Charles Stross, author of the Laundry Files series

"Loved Company Town, Madeline Ashby's wonderfully imaginative new sci-fi mystery with a fascinating female protagonist." --Feminist Frequency

"The world is an updated version of Raymond Chandler's, with gray morals and broken characters, and Hwa's internal monologue has just the right balance of introspection and wit...[a] very solid page-turner." --Publishers Weekly

"A fascinating mix of detective noir and near-future SF with cinematic world building and a broken, but resilient, unquestionably badass heroine." --Booklist

"Ashby's action scenes come thick and fast...the ideas, setting and relationships that make the story really worth reading." --New Zealand Herald

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"The skill with which Ashby introduces her various SF elements is worthy of the best Heinlein....Company Town never falters in its pacing. It's a terrific ride." --Locus

"I'm an immense fan of Ashby's work...It is often profound, and it is never boring." --Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing

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A dazzling novel of humanity, noir heroines, and the Singularity.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1543 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (17 May 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0176PDIHS
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #164,883 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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