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Tooth and Talon

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Tooth and Talon by Alex Hernandez
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GENRE:
  Science Fiction
  Alien Contact
  Genetic Engineering
  Genetic Military
  Survival Stories



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E-BOOK:
ISBN: 9781770531468
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$5.99 US


BISAC:
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  FIC028090
  FIC028110
  FIC028050
  YAF001020

Tooth and Talon

Release Dates:
   Kindle Exclusive E-book:
      July 17 thru October 15, 2017
   E-book Everywhere Release: October 16, 2017


Humanity and creatures on an exoplanet
are bound by tragedy.

Humanity tamed the solar system and their bodies using powerful nanomachines. Now, Oya Valette and a group of colonists are looking for a fresh start on an extrasolar planet. Soon they discover that their new home is already populated by hostile, extravagant creatures that share a tragic history, not only with the human race, but Oya herself. If Oya canít set aside her own prejudices and reconcile these two warring factions, both will become extinct.



About the Author:

Alex Hernandez is a Cuban-American science fiction writer based in South Florida, and the first of his family to be born in the U.S. His most influential experience with (written) science fiction was as a kid, when he checked out a collection of Isaac Asimov short stories from the public library and immediately connected with the authorís immigrant story. Perhaps because of that, the themes of migration, colonization and posthumanism permeate his work, which usually blend the subgenres of space opera and biopunk. His stories have previously been published by Bean Books, The Colored Lens, Interstellar Fiction and others. [MORE]



An introduction to Tooth and Talon by Alex Hernandez


"Tooth and Talon combines all of the ostentatious elements I loved about science fiction, interstellar colonization, cyborgs, genetic engineering, robots, dinosaurs but theyíre used in the service of an immigration story. Itís ultimately a story about starting over in a new land full of opportunity and peril. Itís about the cost of assimilation and itís deeply informed by my own familyís immigrant experience." - Alex Hernandez


Praise:

"With his new novel Tooth and Talon, Alex Hernandez fulfills the promise of science fiction to envision new worlds, fantastic future worlds, and then through the force of its characters, convince you that this future is just on the horizon. The novel imagines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology can transform human society, providing us with wings and powerful life-extending nanobots. It holds these human modifications in the balance, and while they do not erase the human condition, they certainly make life more interesting! Tooth and Talon is a wonderful addition to the growing corpus of Latin@ science fiction. Firmly grounded in the Caribbean experience, the novel delves deep into our quest to retain our humanity amidst technology that threatens to overwhelm us. After experiencing the grace of Hernandezís language and storytelling, you will want to check out his previous short story collection, Transhuman Mambo, the stories of which seem to inhabit the same rich universe." -- Matthew David Goodwin, Editor of Latin@ Rising: An Anthology of Latin@ Science Fiction and Fantasy



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