We have a book that is near future science fiction.
It has a lot of what this blog is about.
It is on Amazon.
Currently in paperback ($8) and eBook ($4.95)
A nice audio version will be released in October 2013
Click on the picture to be taken there.
Our Future Good takes place in the not too distant future. This is an adventure story that also tells you where our technology is headed and what new challenges we will soon be forced to face.
Mary and Joe are young people just graduating from their General Lessons. It is time for them to go to their first Project Day and choose the first Project they will to join.
Mary wants desperately to get her boyfriend Joe to join her in the NutriSuit Project but Joe wants just as desperately to do a Journalist Project because a major event is happening and Joe has an opportunity to play an important role.
A space colony called L5Pilgrim is trying to break away from the established ISS (International Space Station) and form their own weightless community. There is a fierce objection by the international community. People in power at ISS are meeting to approve an invasion of the station so they can return it to normal. However, some of he leaders at ISS who are against the colony have their own devious desires for the rebellious space station.
Both Joe and Mary eventually accept the challenge of getting into the rebel community to report on what is happening in an effort to see if they can help end the conflict peacefully since the invasion is imminent.
This is a story or their adventure and what eventually happens.
Throughout the story a picture is painted of our life on earth and in space in the not too distant future. How homes are designed, how robots evolve, life in space and lots of other things are described. Also described are the unavoidable major new challenges we will have created with our advancing technology.
What happens in this exciting story and what finally results will surprise you.