Freya Nakamichi-47 is a femmebot, one of the last of her kind still functioning. With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, she agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars-only to become hunted by some very powerful humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the contents of the package.
"Good fun... Heinlein himself would've liked this." - SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE "Sex oozes from every page of this erotic futuristic thriller." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "One of the most stylishly imaginative robot tales ever penned." - BOOKLIST "A smart and playful romp." - TIMES (LONDON)
Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England, in 1964. He has worked as a pharmacist, software engineer and freelance journalist, but now writes full-time.