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Publisher's Summary

Garner Nanotechnology is developing nanotech-enhanced protective suits and autonomous first-aid nanobots. It’s cutting-edge stuff, and when it saves Brent Cleary from a pipeline explosion that killed hundreds, the Army takes notice.
Near-death experience changes a person, so no one is entirely surprised when easy-going Brent turns somber and studious, focused and cold. Not at first. But Kim O’Donnell, Brent’s best friend, cannot get past some of the changes. This just isn’t her friend, and she wonders what’s gotten into him.
With an Army field trial imminent and the company’s future at stake, possible nanotech side effects aren’t something anyone wants to discuss. The bad news is, Kim’s right. Something has gotten into Brent - and he isn’t the only one changing.
If Kim can’t stop them…maybe we’ll all change.
©2009 Edward M. Lerner (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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By Anand Pal on 02-12-13

Well done

This book was extremely well narrated. The story was quite good for Sci Fi of this type-- I enjoyed the evolution of Brent and Kim, the main characters. This is the 2nd Lerner novel I have read-- the first one being Fools Experiment. You have to know what type of book you’re getting into with Mr. Lerner, but if you like that style as I do, the narrator renders the characters in a way that enhances the narrative. Good audible version.

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By John on 02-10-13

Cool Sci-Fi Ride into Nanobot Land Easy Listening!

I’m a big fan of the merger of science fiction and technology, futurism and the corporate condition. Edward Lerner offers a fun ride here taking a look at those miraculous suits of Garner Nanotechnology with his protagonist Brent and worthy side kick Kim O'Donnell. This story deserves to be read aloud with its fusion of everyday problems answered by the transformation of physics and biology into medical nanobots capable of doing almost anything. The narrator, Gabriel Sloyer, contributes to the fun with an extremely intelligent performance. I welcomed his characters and many voices, excellent and believable. Smooth hours of great brain candy.

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