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Cold Reboot

The future is a cold place when you don’t have a past.

Finding herself alone on the streets of 2025’s Chicago, Erica Crawford struggles to come to grips with the massive social and technological changes that took place over a decade she can’t remember. With no savings, no recent work history, no contacts, and very little government assistance, it’s all she can do to try and adapt while avoiding death at the hands of mysterious strangers who seem determined to end her.

The only clues she has to her missing years are a set of highly honed skills that seem more suited to a secret agent than a marketing executive. Will they be enough to keep her alive long enough to uncover whatever secrets in her past are behind the attempts on her life?

Cold Reboot is the first book in the Shadow Decade series of cyberpunk thriller fiction.

Michael Coorlim

Michael Coorlim is a teller of strange stories for stranger people. He collects them, the oddballs. The mystics and fire-spinners, the sages and tricksters. He curates their tales, combines their elements and lets them rattle around inside his rock-tumbler skull until they gleam, then spills them loose onto the page for like-minded readers to enjoy.

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