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Midnight, Water City by Chris Mckinney

Midnight, Water City

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Midnight, Water City by Chris Mckinney
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Jul 13, 2021 | ISBN 9781641292405

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Praise for Midnight, Water City
Midnight, Water City is futuristic crime reinvented. A weird, smart blast of sci-fi noir, this narrative places readers in constantly shifting terrain. Politically engaged, environmentally conscious, and packed with action, this novel shows an all-too-plausible future. Chris McKinney has arrived, and his mixture of classic genre themes and innovation make his distinctive voice one that demands attention.”
—Gabino Iglesias, author of Coyote Songs

“Chris McKinney’s cyber-noir novel, Midnight, Water City, is a riveting, cautionary tale about our earth-exploited future. His mind-blowing concepts and conceits are so spooky and brilliant one suspects he’s the spawn of Asimov and Tesla. A must-read for sci-fi lovers!”
—Kiana Davenport, author of Shark Dialogues

Midnight, Water City is a hardboiled noir drenched in a water-soaked future of soaring seascrapers and floating suburbs. The prose is sharp, the tech strange, and the twists shocking. McKinney expertly blends science fiction, noir, and cli-fi into a wild and original ride.”
—Lincoln Michel, author of The Body Scout

“McKinney pushes everything you think you know about noir crime fiction several decades into the future and drowns it in the Pacific Ocean. The end result is every writer’s dream—a truly audacious idea fully and flawlessly developed.”
—Lono Waiwaiole, author of White Swan

“Set in the 22nd century, this exceptional mystery-SF hybrid from McKinney, a trilogy kickoff, boasts impressive worldbuilding and a classic morally compromised lead thrust into a high-stakes homicide investigation . . . Comparisons to Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the inspiration for the movie Blade Runner, are warranted.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“[A] slice of post-apocalyptic noir even darker and more stylized than Blade Runner.”
Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Chris McKinney  

“Rough-and-tumble, rife with fully drawn badass characters and plenty of action, McKinney’s novel is powerful and strong.”
—Time Out Chicago
“A gritty, troubling book . . . about ‘the sins of the fathers.’”
The Honolulu Advertiser
—San Antonio Current

“The other Hawai’i, the one tourists never get to see.”
—Ian MacMillan

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