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In Arcadia is a dark, satirical journey to post climate change suburbia. An enclave of outrageous entitlement, Arcadia’s proud community zealously defends its affluence from an increasingly... More > desperate outside world.
A terrifying home invasion force Tom and his young family to flee the crime-ridden inner-city for a fresh start in Arcadia; an idyllic suburb nestled on the city fringe, offering security and a sparkling new civic morality.
Arcadia’s refreshing lifestyle quickly begins to tarnish however when Tom stumbles upon some harsh and unpalatable truths that underpin the suburb’s affluent existence.
Unsettled by his grim discoveries, Tom is drawn on a journey that will bring storm clouds to the idyllic community, incur the wrath of Arcadia’s all-powerful Residents Association, drag the suburb to the very brink of disaster, and ultimately, threaten to tear his family apart.< Less
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A dark but playful journey to post climate change fortress suburbia. An enclave of outrageous entitlement defended by a community hell-bent on protecting its insatiable affluence from an increasingly... More > desperate outside world.
A terrifying home invasion forces Tom and his young family to flee the crumbling, crime-ridden inner-city for a fresh start in Arcadia; an idyllic suburb nestled on the city fringe that offers security and a sparkling new civic morality.
Arcadia’s refreshing way of life quickly begins to tarnish when Tom stumbles upon some harsh and unpalatable realities that underpin the suburb’s affluent lifestyle.< Less
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Freedom comes at a price for the companions as they continue to de-mine and liberate the ringed settlements. Not all the survivors however are peaceful and the Comrade find they are fighting and... More > dying in a new war.
When Jack himself falls the disaster threatens the comrade's unity itself. Ria can only find comfort in Bix's arms and Bix finds comfort nowhere. Ellen watches helplessly as the bonds of friendship and love begin to unravel.
Ellen must find a way to comfort Bix,keep Ria from descending into madness and ensure that Jack's life is remembered.
These may be tasks beyond her but she must try and in the trying separate herself from Bix.< Less
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Bookish and withdrawn, Ping Ping is an angry and confused college exchange student from Hong Kong attending Emily Dickinson Liberal Arts College, an affluent party school. One fateful day the... More > disaffected student sets out across campus armed with assault rifle intent on a shooting spree when he is literally touched by the hand of a poet who has mysteriously traveled from the 67th century. Finding religion on the spot Ping Ping abruptly declares himself touched by the hand of Jesus Christ and sets out to seek Salvation. Soon joining him are the poet of the future himself a listless slacker whose sole ambition is simply never to go back to the future, the members of the up and coming rock band Swinging Poets well on their way to becoming the "next big thing" and the hotties of Alpha Omega sorority, hard partying brunette stoner Tori, and identical blonde twin sisters Daniella and Gabriella McGee whose destiny is to rule the world, or what's left of it.< Less
The Open Table: Love's Story
The Open Table is a current and post-contemporary wisdom book that examines the issues of our day, Guns, Money and Love, and the intrinsic roles they play in our ongoing developing crises, eventual... More > and diminishing options, and resulting reality. Through philosophical essay, theological reflection, political analysis, economic theory, poetry, parable and allegory, the reader is invited to explore the issues of war and revolution, hunger and waste, violence and equality, economy and ecology, food and pharmaceuticals, technology and creativity, and discover, determine or deny what part they will play in the coming collapse, transition and regeneration of this fragile table we feast from, yet daily destroy. Consider this your invitation to share the table of our travels and let us hope to meet again on the other side of these words.< Less
Happiness at the End of the World
The world as we know it has come to an end ... but someone, somewhere is actually happy? While the rest of the world is doom and gloom over climate change, ancient predictions of planetary alignments... More > spelling the end of days and the potential for nuclear holocaust, one book has come to the rescue with some joy in the midst of horror. Eight science fiction short stories with a different take on a moment of post-Armageddon happiness. Crime, romance & adventure. A desolate space station, a jungle village & a super-clean Singapore of the future. - a lonely space-craft dweller finds home - a private eye resolves a case - a career-driven woman discovers a whole new world - a scientist finds love & saves the day - a mutant warrior recovers lost love - a neat-freak can have a relationship after all - an old man greets hope in a desolate city - a widow's life is changed by truth. Enjoy Singapore's first ever Science Fiction anthology by new and talented writers.< Less