'A masterclass... not only a marvelously compelling exploration of a fantastical world, but a meditation upon the nature of fiction itself ... one of the best things Brooke has ever written.'—Adam Roberts on The Unlikely World of Faraway Frankie
(Most recent edition: December 2010; infinity plus.)
A brash entrepreneur buys a small company as a platform for his big ideas, and the General Genetics Corporation is born. GenGen has a vision for the future of humankind, and the company will stop at nothing to get its own way. Nine stories of sex, drugs and manipulation from an author described by Locus as "in the recognized front ranks of SF writers". Includes new story "Faking It".
Adrenotropic Man (free sample: complete story available online)
The Greatest Game of All
Easy Never Pays
The Real Thing
Bonus track: The Man Who Built Heaven
'Faking It is the supersoundbite version of Brooke's growth as a writer... very inventive and clever... five stars for entertainment value'
– André Jute
'I recommend anyone interested in inventive near-future SF to give this cost-effective e-book collection a try, before moving on to Brooke's excellent and more recently written novels'
– D Douglas Fratz, SF Site
'if you're looking for great, well-written new science fiction novels by writers you have a reason to trust, then Brooke is now your man'
'a progressive and skilful writer'
– Peter F Hamilton