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The Resource Kaleidocide : A Peacer Novel, Dave Swavely

Kaleidocide : A Peacer Novel, Dave Swavely

Label
Kaleidocide : A Peacer Novel
Title
Kaleidocide
Title remainder
A Peacer Novel
Statement of responsibility
Dave Swavely
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this sequel to Silhouette, Michael Ares must survive a series of assassination attempts to find out why he was destined to become one of the most powerful men on the planet In the near future, a post-quake San Francisco is ruled by a private corporation called the Bay Area Security Service. BASS has established and maintained order in this new city-state with a police force of "peacers" who have a license to kill, and the company has developed a cutting edge antigravity technology coveted by the rest of the world. Michael Ares has recently inherited the throne of BASS, and immediately finds himself marked for assassination by an even more powerful leader, the Chinese general Zhang Sun. Michael doesn't understand why he was chosen to play this important role, nor does he know why Sun is so determined to see him dead. But to find out, he will first have to survive not just one attempt on his life, but an unrelenting barrage that has never failed to end in the death of the target. His only hope is to entrust his fate to an old friend whose company provides personal high-tech protection that is almost as impressive as the forces arrayed against him. A future world of aerocars, net glasses, and neural cyberware provides the backdrop for this timeless tale of good and evil, love and revenge, truth and mystery. Dave Swavely's Kaleidocide is filled with a kaleidoscope of colorful characters and thrilling action that will make readers' hearts pound and minds race at the same time"--
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Summary
"In the near future, a post-quake San Francisco is ruled by a private corporation called the Bay Area Security Service. BASS has established and maintained order in the new city-state with a police force of "peacers" who have a license to kill, and the company has developed a cutting edge antigravity technology that is sure to make its leader one of the most powerful men in the world. Michael Ares has recently inherited the throne of BASS, and immediately finds himself marked for assassination by an evenmore powerful world leader, the Chinese general Zhang Sun. Michael doesn't understand why he was chosen to play this important role, nor does he know why Sun is so determined to see him dead. But to find out, he will first have to survive not just one assassination attempt, but a series of attempts that has never failed to end in the death of the target. His only hope is to entrust his fate to an old friend whose company provides personal high-tech protection that is almost as impressive as the forces arrayed against him. A future world of aerocars, net glasses, and neural cyberware provides the backdrop for this timeless tale of good and evil, complete with violence, love, and revenge. This sequel to Silhouette is filled with a kaleidoscope of colorful characters and thrilling action that will make reader's hearts pound and minds race at the same time"--
Pace
Tone
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10231468
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
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Swavely, David
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Peacer Novel
Series volume
2
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  • Inheritance and succession
  • Murder
  • Technology
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • FICTION / Thrillers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Peacer novel
Label
Kaleidocide : A Peacer Novel, Dave Swavely
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/504/9781250001504/image/lgcover.9781250001504.jpg
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256786
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250001504
Lccn
2013024232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)827256786
Label
Kaleidocide : A Peacer Novel, Dave Swavely
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/504/9781250001504/image/lgcover.9781250001504.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn827256786
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250001504
Lccn
2013024232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)827256786

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