Automatic Assassin

Automatic Assassin

Marc Horne

Fiction / Science Fiction / Thriller

A cyberpunk space opera about Xolo, a man who replaced his conscience with a machine.A routine assassination on a synthetic planet gets complicated when Xolo stupidly rescues some kids, gets a bomb in his head (that falls in love with him) and then winds up on the world of kings, brainslaves and electric zombies known as ‘Earth,’ where he is mistaken for a cosmic messiah.A cyberpunk space opera about Xolo, a man who replaced his conscience with a machine.A routine assassination on a synthetic planet gets complicated when Xolo stupidly rescues some kids, gets a bomb in his head (that falls in love with him) and then winds up on the world of kings, brainslaves and electric zombies known as ‘Earth,’ where he is mistaken for a cosmic messiah.The author of the cult hit ‘Tokyo Zero’ returns to science-fiction territory in an outrageously stylish and hilariously satirical journey to the kind of future we are going to end up in if we are not careful.“Twisted sci-fi and black comedy, like imagine if Douglas Adams were a violent sociopath” — Moxie Mezcal, author of ‘Concrete Underground’
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Tokyo Zero

Tokyo Zero

Marc Horne

Fiction / Science Fiction / Thriller

One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well. As a Japanese cult gets ready to stage a massive attack, they are forced to recruit a secretive young bio-chemist from the West. They hide out on the fringes of Tokyo, taking care of the daily business of preparing for the apocalypse, until the foreigner's secret past starts to come to light and threaten their future dreams. "Horne writes in a lyrically jarring fashion that never quite releases the tension long enough for you to get your footing. Flashbacks and flashforwards zoom past like hurtling Tokyo trains, leaving you agreeably frazzled. " - TeleRead review
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