The houses of the curious
Book one of the Parallel series
A young woman awakens to memories of another life scattered across time.
An inventor in exile races to avert an apocalyptic destiny.
An artificial intelligence weaves a web that will change the fate of humanity.
Cataclysm gathers on the horizon of a world carved by the hands of time travelers.
Memories of a stranger thrust Aurora into a war between powerful corporations, machine armies, and a pantheon of digital beings. Pursued by a ruthless mercenary, Aurora and her friends must flee their home and seek out an exiled war hero. As she descends into a wondrous new world of technological marvels, the motives of her allies and enemies prove to be more than they appear. To save herself and humanity she must realize her destiny and face a terrible question: Is she even real?
The Houses of the Curious is an exuberant journey through a richly built science-fiction world painted in psychedelic visions and mythic fantasy.