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3.55  ·  Rating details ·  31 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Out on a salvage mission with a skeleton crew, Carter Langston is murdered by animated corpses left behind on this ship. Yet in this future, everyones consciousness backup can be safely downloaded into a brand-new body, and all youd lose are the memories of what happened between your last backup and your death. But when Langston wakes up in his new body, he is immediately ...more
Kindle Edition, 384 pages
Published March 3rd 2020 by Titan Books
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David Harris
Mar 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
I'm grateful to Sarah at Titan Books for an advance copy of Re-Coil and for inviting me to take part in the blogtour.

A smart, action filled SF adventure which blends zombie thriller, conspiracy theory and dystopia, Re-Coil takes us to the far-ish future (it's not clear just how far) where personalities, memories, souls - whatever you want to call them - can be backed up and then downloaded, after death, to new bodies or "coils". (As in Hamlet: 'When we have shuffled off this mortal coil...')

Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well what can I say about Re-Coil other than it completely blew me away. I read this over two days as it drew me in so much I didnt want to put it down, a huge thank you therefore to Titan Books for providing me with a copy of this cyber punk, sci-fi thriller for review. The cover quotes suggest that this is a story perfect for fans of Altered Carbon and I have to admit at the start I felt that there were perhaps a few parallels, however, I quickly moved away from that notion as it became clear ...more
Swords & Spectres
Mar 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Re-coil is billed as The Expanse meets Altered Carbon. I havent seen Altered Carbon but know the gist of it so can say that yea, there is the similarity of potential immortality. I have read the first five books in the Expanse series and cant quite see how (other than the fact it involves stuff happening in space) this is similar to what may be my favourite Sci-fi series but there may be a touch of bias there.

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Feb 29, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
2/29/2020 Full review tk here and at next week!

3/2/2020 Re-Coil is set in a future where humanity has spread to colonize the solar system, having achieved immortality via the use of coil technology, a hybrid of quantum computing with genetic engineering that means you only lose as much of your life as you neglected to back up in your secure file. Carter Langston is a loner who ekes out a living performing salvage work with the rest of the crew of the Persephone. When a
Amy Walker
Feb 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
The modern world is a scary place, one that's filled with upsetting news, scary threats, and the prospect that humanity might not have many generations left thanks to climate change. As such, a story that offers readers a future where humanity has not just escaped the confines of earth to spread ad survive, but also one where death doesn't really exist anymore is incredibly appealing.

This future is built around the concept of 'cores', a technology that allows people to create backups of their
Mar 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
I was kindly gifted a copy of this one by the publisher in exchange for review. I don't read much sci-fi as I tend to find much of it can be quite science heavy which isn't something I enjoy. The sci-fi I have enjoyed tends to be a little bit lighter, generally YA, however, the synopsis of this one sounded so interesting I thought I would give it a shot and I'm really glad I did.

This was a high action sci-fi thriller that kept me reading until the very end. A real page turner, the writing was
Mar 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
A very inventive science fiction thriller that gives us a world where death is no longer final and that now brings kore dangers. Loved the use of technology and it was explored int his one even a look at gender issues but could have done with a little more character depth Despite that very good and a few surprises in where the story goes

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Mar 25, 2020 marked it as sci-fi-adult
Just imagine you die and then you get "downloaded" into a new body!! This sound kinda like Near:Automata
Rich Van Ollefen
Mar 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
Started pretty slow for me, but still held my interest, last third picked up quite a bit and turned into nearly pure action.
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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