Chasing Freedom is a lovely tale in the tradition of the old distopias–Brave New World, Animal Farm, We. Unlike nearly every other distopia, Chasing Freedom starts in a world that is practically our own and shows the disintegration of a world in the grips of bureaucratic tyranny and the rise of a new resistance full of hope and willing to bear the terrible price. The story is told in short vignettes, moving back and forth between a number of different characters in different walks of life. As the story continues, you see the effect on later characters of the courage and conviction of the earliest ones.
A chilling yet inspiring tale beautifully told.
Chasing Freedom by Marina Fontaine
***2016 Dragon Awards Nominee, Best Apocalyptic Novel***
Freedom is lost, but not forgotten.
In 2040s America, civility is prized above truth, conformity above free expression, and “green” living above basic human needs. Most have given up, too busy trying to survive in a country where life is cheap and necessities are scarce. Yet even in the midst of drudgery and despair, unbroken spirits remain.
Julie is a girl who has everything, including a plan to ignite the spark of resistance.
Randy dreams of winning Julie’s love and escaping the emptiness of over-regulated life.
Joseph seeks revenge on the system for a family tragedy.
Daniel is a young artist, who can’t seem to stay out of trouble.
Chris is an orphan prepared to do the unthinkable to protect his younger sister.
Whether by choice or by accident, each will take a path on a collision course with the oppressive regime. Will they find the freedom they desire? Or will the cost of defiance prove too high to bear?
Marina Fontaine is an immigrant from the former Soviet Union. She uses personal experience to craft a novel that takes an intimate look at life in a totalitarian society and the role that individual choices play in advancing the cause of liberty.
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Another marvelous tale by Mr. Superversive himself, the lyrical Tom Simon!
‘A demon is the spirit of a bad idea. The Taken are just its victims. If they kill you, you lose. If you kill them – you lose. The only way to win is to kill the idea itself. That’s where we come in.’
Enter Revel Enfield: paladin, exorcist, Knight of the Covenant of Justice.
Every enemy is hidden.
Every friend can be turned.
Even the Angels of Life can be killed.
This is his war.
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The Ironwood Staff by J. H. Hamilton
This is a Superversive book. The story is like a high fantasy set in Africa with Zen elves, but the progressive ideas of the villains and the way in which evil corrupts and spreads, as well as what the hero must do to fight it, lends a Superversive thread to this simple fantasy.
Tomas the Lame was a scribe, until the goblinish Kchabani invaded his home, sacking the library and enslaving the people. Escaping to the eladi in their forest home, he fought back until he was injured and unable to fight.
When the eladi found he had strange gifts in communicating with animals, he thought he had a new life as a Magus – what he didn’t know was that the invaders were seeking him by dark arts and vile monsters, putting his new friends and new love in danger.
On a desperate mission to the cold, wet south of the world, Tomas joins a party seeking the aid of an eladi king, leader of a people who have hidden themselves from the rest of the world for centuries. Will the southern eladi help? And, will they be in time to save the Sunlands from the kchaban hordes?
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We will be doing some new features. Monday will include some signal boosting and book reviews. Today, we have the monthly CLFA BOOKNADO! — these are books from authors who are part of the Conservative Libertarian Fiction Alliance that are new or on sale.
February Booknado! New & On Sale and FREE Books from CLFA
Today is day 2 of the February CLFA Booknado (they usually do Monday-Tuesday but moved it a day up because of Valentine’s Day).
Three new releases and three 99c books and two FREE books!
Remember, prices are only guaranteed for today, so don’t dawdle!
Love at First Bite #3
Capt. Nancy Martin #2
ON SALE! — $.99
Fringe meets Narnia at Hogwarts
Second Book of Unexpected Enlightenment
Storms of Transformation #1
And, last but not least, a book with a great title from
FORBIDDEN THOUGHTS author, Jane Lebak
Fr. Jay #1