Publish date: August 30th 2011
Publisher: Angry Robot
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: Richards & Klein (#1)
YESYESYESYESYES! I love this book. I loved it the first time. It takes a long time to get started, and I was upset both times - although at least this time I realized that this was a temporary impatience that would soon dissipate, replaced by giddy glee. And it was. Once this story gets go...
The storyline was detailed and consistent and it all made sense. AIs have protection under an amendment to the UN in which they are recognized as sentient. However, the man who made this possible has disappeared, and Richards and Klein are hired to investigate. Meanwhile, his assistant, Veron...
Although it did get much better towards the end, my main problem with this novel was that I LOVE Richards, and spent the portions of the book that Richards wasn't in waiting for Richards to come back. So I missed some key bits of information here and there and the book felt a little more disjointed ...