The Barrier by Smith Ellis

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The best sci-fi novella of 2019.

James Novak is an ex-soldier, and he likes to live in the real world. Almost everyone else prefers to upboard themselves permanently into the virtual. When James’ girlfriend decides to upboard and leave him behind, he finds himself caught up in a strange conspiracy.

The Grid AI is alive and working against humanity. To succeed in its machinations, it must eliminate the shadow conspiracy and everyone attached to it.

Can James uncover the plot he’s been pulled into?

Can he remain human, even as he’s torn from his own body?

If you love fast paced sci-fi, you’ll love The Barrier.

Please consider pre-ordering now, it would be mean a great deal to me.