A Heaven For Toasters
Detective Mika Pensive has a new partner. He's hot. Smart. Funny. And an android.
Set in the near future, A Heaven for Toasters is more than a sci-fi crime adventure with plenty of romance and wit. It's the book that will make you look at your toaster in a whole new way.
Classical architecture, timeless culture, glistening seas, golden beaches, and...the latest in cutting-edge AI technology.
This opens Nicholas Rossis' suspenseful romance, A Heaven for Toasters.
Sadly, I have never been to Greece, but that made it even easier to immerse myself into this futuristic romance. Although I don't have a toaster of my own to fall in love with, the ones I dream over in the Victorian Trading Company catalog are a very alluring alternative.
As you probabl ...more
Sure, the beautiful Greek island has its attractions, but things don’t go the way she’d hoped. Not only is her date a complete boor, his idea of a good time is a daring – and frankly, hideous – art show involving non-sentient clones.
Pretty soon, Mika finds ...more
First of all, let me say I thought the protagonist was so cool. Mika is an Asian female detective with a stubborn streak. I really loved her, and it was so refreshing to have a protagonist who happily uses Chinese cuss words.
The android love interest, Leo, is charmingly sweet and adorable. He's not simply a love interest; he's there discovering himself and Mika, and learning what love is.
The plot was pretty simple, but not too ...more
I highly recommend it, not only as a summer reading, for all readers, be they fans of SF, of light mystery and crime, of r ...more
There’s a woman and a man who has black ears and... wait he’s not a man and things get a bit crazy. Mika Pensive is tough but how tough? She’s a cop out of her jurisdiction and her league but she has help with her new partner Leo. There’s a super baddy, hololens, clones, zoomers and all sorts. It’s fast paced and often furious... well Mika anyway.
Rossi has created a future world where the future bits meld neatly with the human condition - we’re still flesh and blood, we sti ...more
“A Heaven For Toasters” is as clever a title and a story as “Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep” and asks the same questions ...more
Nicholas Rossis takes us from a futuristic US crime scene to a sort of conserved Greek island, only it isn’t really. A large part of the island is made over to the guy who owns it, who made his millions through cloning. Yes, cloning is big business in the future, so much that the powers that be banned it, or set such rigorous rules about it that it might as ...more