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Picking Up Plans in Palma
Connor Kelly is running for his life.
He’s on a mission to deliver a memory card containing secret orbital battle plans to the Italian consulate in Palma. But being an American spy in the Afrikaner Confederation is making success less and less likely by the second. Particularly when Connor’s history of fraternization with Boer traitor Katje de Lange comes to light.
Just when Connor thinks he will escape, he gets trapped in the clutches of Afrikaner spy Eugene Visser and the disgruntled father of Katje de Lange. Can Connor evade a sadistic enemy spy and escape from the whole of State Security? Judging by the last agent’s demise, things aren’t looking good.
In Picking Up Plans in Palma, Matthew W. Quinn envisions a world where China and the Afrikaner Confederation traded nukes in 1975. This high-octane dystopian thriller takes place in 1998 and provides a stunning snapshot into a nightmarish alternate history.
Picking Up Plans in Palma is cyberpunk at its best. Every sentence packs a powerful punch. You’ll hold your breath to the very end. This tale is sure to get under your skin. And your nails.
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