Cyber Sparks – Robert Appleton – 3 stars

August 26, 2012 Uncategorized 0

Another rarity for me – f/f – but this has an interesting twist in that it is actually at its heart a sci-fi novel.  I loved the idea of a world stuck on the latest greatest technology to the point of ignoring reality.

Allegra starts this quick read as a model at the top of her game.  She’s in lust/love with another model she has known for years but isn’t certain if the feelings are returned.  At a very public event she is felt up by one of the big-wigs of the company and snaps by punching the woman which of course results in her being fired.  After she is fired a systemic push to discredit and ruin her is causing her no end of grief but then she tries out the latest virtual reality device and recieves a message noone else can seem to hear.

This voice leads her on a deadly path that takes her off-world to save the planet.  She finds out that a being from another world is trying to stop the changes that result in the same checking out from the physical real-world that doomed his own planet.  This isn’t exactly what you think going in but it does result in a decent read.

Thanks to NetGalley.com and Carina Press for the chance to read this in exchange for my honest review. 

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