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Chiller

3.33  ·  Rating details ·  76 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Chiller – one of Gregory Benford's most thrilling convergences of science and imagination! What happens when cryonics works? When scientists awaken the cryonically preserved "Chillers" who lie frozen and waiting? Benford gives us a story that snaps along through the crazed mind of a serial killer, the scientists he stalks, and the chilling results of science advancing agai ...more
Kindle Edition, 562 pages
Published August 13th 2011 (first published July 1st 1993)
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Dianna Shimizu
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller
A medical thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Phil
Nov 24, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Man, this was a slog to get through. It's technically well written and all, and I really like some of the themes and ideas explored. But my god, it took several hundred pages for anything to happen. The Reverend and George just killed any momentum the book had. ...more
Tessa Randall
Cryogenic suspense thriller
Nolan
Jan 07, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
So if you're s science fiction fan who finds criogenecs fascinating, you might find this book worth the read. The technology and methods described in the book are perhaps somewhat outdated, since it's been 20 years since the book was written, but it's an interesting read just the same.

As the book opens, you meet a tiny highly dedicated group of individuals who are quietly developing the ability to preserve the human body and bring it back from suspension. Initially, the team works on dogs and o
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Benjamin Stahl
I read this while I was travelling. It took me a long time to read because I was working on my writing, as well. But yeah, I thought it was really good, for the most part. The characters, and Blake's writing, in general, was great. Alex and Kathryn annoyed because as soon as they make the sexy time, all their ensuring conversations are filled to the brim with sexual innuendoes. Okay, we get it, you guys are having really good sex. Fuck. If I was actually friends with you guys, I'd stop hanging o ...more
Nicholas Terranova
I thought this book was very interesting especially from the start up to about the middle and then it kind of fell off for me. Was expecting a better ending and i feel that the religious concepts and the serial killers character did help fill in the gaps with something to think about but also made the book drag on way longer than it needed to. Enjoyed the read over all and would def. reccomend it to people interested in a hard sci-fi book on cryonics but i also feel it gets a little too deep wit ...more
Fredric Rice
Sep 21, 2019 rated it did not like it
This ended up being pure crap, I can't imagine why Gregory Benford would have put his name on this, I see that it's written by Sterling Blake... Who ever wrote this, it's crap.
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