I’m currently working on the third book in the Mind Sleuth Series.
The first two books are what I would call science thrillers. That’s science thriller, rather than science fiction thriller. To me anyway, science fiction involves futuristic technology that may or may not have roots in actual science. A science thriller, on the other hand, weaves a fictional account of what might occur given current technology and research. I like both genres, but sometimes I find it difficult to become emotionally invested in science fiction when the story seems to have the same likelihood as flying pigs. Neither of my first two books requires improbable or even significant extensions in science to occur. That’s what makes them creepy to many readers. We already know enough to make some really bad things happen.
My current project, Retroscape of a Future Mind, is – as you might guess – more futuristic, as it takes a look back from the year 2065. The technology it depicts in that timeframe, however, still has its roots in current research. It is basically a look at one possible path in the evolution of our world where technology has had a much more insidious influence on humanity than we might hope. Yes, in the future, we learn even more ways to make bad things happen.
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