The Wonders at Your Feet: The Academy: Volume One

The Wonders at Your Feet: The Academy: Volume One

by Matthew Gold

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Overview

Sentient robots, known as dolls, star in this thriller by Matthew Gold, the first volume in a series known as The Academy. The Wonders at Your Feet transports the reader to a not-too-distant world of private police forces, celebrity gangsters, fantasies and the promise that technology can solve any problem. Although the public views dolls as convenient objects, they hold a secret: each comes from a human mind, bought and sold in a hidden black market, both with consent and otherwise. Rebecca, one such doll, performs highly dangerous tasks for the shadowy organization that employs her.

This imaginative tale follows Rebecca - uploaded into a state-of-the-art robotic body - as she trains for her new life as a secret agent by manipulating the media and the public, assassinating and then incriminating child rapists and murderers who thought they got away with their crimes. A chance meeting with FBI agent Dexter entangles him in her complex web of lies, deception and murder. What he learns during his search for a missing person who ran away to the Academy - the same secret training center that forged Rebecca - could reveal the truth of the dolls and forever change civilization. Only Rebecca and her organization can protect the public from the dangerous truth.

The Wonders at Your Feet is Matthew Gold's first novel. To learn more about the world of The Academy and access exclusive fan material, including sneak peeks at upcoming work, visit Gold's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MatthewGoldAuthor and his Web site, http://www.matthew-gold.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608445547
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date: 06/14/2010
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.73(d)

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