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Better Than Real: Sensual Solutions for the Discerning Client

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Lee is an up-and-coming designer of seductive love dolls, until the day his sexiest creation yet goes murderously wrong. Sent to the crime scene to defuse a delicate situation, Lee finds that the rogue doll has been infiltrated by a mysterious, self-aware entity called Lilith who can't seem to make her mind up whether she's a silky-smooth seductress or a state-of-the-art ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 30th 2006 by Velluminous Press (first published January 24th 2006)
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Made DNA
Jan 21, 2011 Made DNA rated it it was amazing
When an Aphrodite 9400 shoves a stiletto through a client's eye, the man's 'bodyguard' calls Zendyne, the company who made the love doll. They send Lee, who designed the doll. What Lee discovers is an escaped combat AI who convinces him to help her further. Lee knows however that it is not going to be easy. Zendyne is going to lay blame for death of a client at his feet. That is the least of his troubles though when an all-but inhuman assassin literally knocks on his front door to kill him.

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Ric
Sep 03, 2012 Ric rated it really liked it
An eminently readable cyperpunk, action SF fable stocked with engaging characters and fearsome villains. Lee, a techie who gets caught in the middle of an escape attempt by a self-aware sex android and the quasi-military organization that wants to keep her under wraps, is reminiscent of Neo of The Matrix, although with more eastern culture (read Chinese) proclivities. His motivation is the potential wealth and fortune he can bring to himself and his family should he be able to commercialize the ...more
Bohan Ye
Jul 09, 2011 Bohan Ye rated it really liked it
Got this as free ePub online, was not expecting much, it turned out to be a very fun page turner.
Keywords: cyberpunk, AI, Chinese, cover-up, sex dolls.
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