Minding Tomorrow

A near-future, non-linear, multiple-character, science fiction/mystery/thriller novel by Luke Burrage.

Length: 46,000 words (equivalent to about 200 pages)

Release date: 9th June, 2009

Cover art by Stefan Kernjak.

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    Long description:

    "A wealthy investor living the highlife, an outcast returning to his homeland after 20 years, a computer programmer looking for a new challenge, a shadowy figure pulling strings behind the scenes, a student with an unusual problem...

    This novel follows a wide cast of characters as they try to find their way in an uncertain future, coming to terms with new technologies, shifting politics, natural catastrophes, and other problems on a more human scale.

    Many questions are raised along the way: Who are these people and what links them together? Can any one person change the world? Just because you can, does it mean you should?"

    This book is free! Creative Commons License

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    Reader quotes:

    "...original, offbeat and compelling." - David Lim.

    "I really enjoyed reading the book and would certainly re-read it again. Very enjoyable. By your criteria I would give it 4 stars!! ... I can't emphasise enough just how much I enjoyed it and it was really nice to have to THINK about a book for once." - Tamer Sadek

    "I'm greatly impressed with what you have created! I enjoyed the story very much, especially when I read it the second time. Also, you demonstrated that it is possible to write a "first" story that's already better than books I've paid real money for..." - Georg

    "There were a few parts were my heart started pounding and I was wondering what was going to happen next. Inevitably, I would get some work to do right at that moment and have to hurry through so I could get back to reading." - Rory Rezzelle

    "I'm almost half way through the story now... The twist was well timed; I was wondering where all of it was going. By the end of the chapter an audible, chuckling oh shit! escaped my mouth, and now I can't wait to read the rest of it... Overall, I'm sorry I didn't read it sooner. This is some pretty fun stuff." - Evan Lamb

    "It was surprisingly good, much better than I was expecting. Can I read your next one?" - Nathan Rae, my twin brother.