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Company Town - Madeline Ashby
Company Town
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Meet Hwa. One of the few in her community to forego bio-engineered enhancements, she’s the last truly organic person left on the rig. But she’s an expert in the arts of self-defence, and she’s been charged with training the Family’s youngest, who has been receiving death threats – seemingly from... show more
Meet Hwa. One of the few in her community to forego bio-engineered enhancements, she’s the last truly organic person left on the rig. But she’s an expert in the arts of self-defence, and she’s been charged with training the Family’s youngest, who has been receiving death threats – seemingly from another timeline.

Meanwhile, a series of interconnected murders threatens the city’s stability – serial killer? Or something much, much worse...?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857665362 (0857665367)
Publisher: Tor
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Yodamom Finds her Force
Yodamom Finds her Force rated it
4.5 So Happy I Picked This Up
4.5I am not going to tell you anything about the book. I read it blind on a recommendation and think it was better for it. it you enjoy science fiction with intense action and mystery give it a go.I really enjoyed this unique little science fiction read. Great characters, a world that was fresh and ...
Cynically Speaking
Cynically Speaking rated it
3.5
A fun read. I am partial to cyber-punk and this fit the bill. Ms. Ashby's focus is on implants and genetic modifications. After that this is just a standard mystery/thriller with an pretty good ending.
By Singing Light
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I liked a LOT about this one–the world, the voice, the characters. There’s a lot to think about in terms of the implications and themes. I especially liked the fact that although it’s a brutal world, and horrifying things happen, Hwa herself is definitely a competent person who’s trying her best. It...
Michael Patrick Hicks
Michael Patrick Hicks rated it
5.0 Review: Company Town by Madeline Ashby
...and just like that, Madeline Ashby has instantly made it onto my list of must-read authors. Company Town has all the trimmings of things I love. There's a good dash of sci-fi with some near-future razzle dazzle cybernetic augmentation, genetic engineering, Singularity conspiracy, and a nice hea...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
3.5 "A man without a past and a woman without a future."
Company Town by Madeline Ashby In the future Ashby envisions, bioaugmentation has become so universal that Go Jung-Hwa, unedited and suffering from congenital Sturge-Weber Syndrome, is effectively unique, a black swan in a world where everyone else's perceptions and interactions are fully regulate...
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