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Summary

The idea was simple enough for the alien race who took Aneka Jansen from Earth in 2011. Take a human, make her into a perfect tool to observe humanity from the inside, and so determine how best to advance this young race into their future. Unfortunately for them and her, their plans went awry, and Aneka became the only survivor on a dead ship marooned in deep space.

Only by chance is the derelict discovered, and Aneka is revived to discover that the world she knew is long gone, and she has to learn to live on a New Earth, in a body that is not her own. Aneka died a thousand years ago, and all that is left of her is a computer simulation of her mind running on a quantum computer inside a body of steel, plastic, and synthetic skin.

Is she really still the woman she thinks she is?

(Contains adult scenes. Not suitable for younger readers.)

©2014 Niall Teasdale (P)2015 Niall Teasdale

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Book 2 please

Please do Book 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We need more books
Please please please please please please
Please please please please please please
Book 2
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Great start

Great beginning to a space opeta. when is the next volume due out. don't make me wait.

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Great story but...,

I have read all of the Aneka Hansen books and thoroughly enjoyed them all. I so looked forward to the audible version but was really disappointed with the narration- bad English accent for starters and really bad reading in general.

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Difficult to put down.

An absorbing story with characters I cared about. I'm looking forward to the next story about the life of our 21st century protagonist 1000 years in the future.

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  • 31-05-15

Sensitive Skin, decent sci fi and excellent listen

just sit back and enjoy the rhythm of the story. I liked the suspense of Aneka's discovery.

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  • blackluster
  • 01-05-15

IMBA

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

steel and action its nearly the same as Cassandra Kresnov and it has it own twist its fun and u cant get enogh of it

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  • 02-08-17

Insightful first book

This book is so much better than I would have thought any signification future book could be. I enjoyed it very much.

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  • 17-03-17

quite enjoyable

I have really enjoyed listening to this book, as much as I loved reading it. I enjoy hearing how the characters should sound.

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  • Hacnslac
  • 01-05-15

excellent storytelling of sci-fi for adults

this is great example of character-driven sci-fi, with all of the human strengths and frailties on display. I am quick to call "bullshit" on weak science or plot, however, this work left me nothing but entertained.
well done! looking forward to the next installment.

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  • Eric C.
  • 19-03-21

Great story, need the series on audible

This story takes a few different tropes and puts them together in a way that I think is unique. I don't want to give any spoilers, so I'll just say that its got scifi, alien, military, spy, and archeology with a little (lot) of sexy time tossed in. Definitely not for younger readers / listeners.
What I'm wondering is when the rest of the books in the series will be recorded for Audible, I'm disappointed that they aren't available.
Definitely worth a listen.

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  • Paul
  • 30-01-21

I enjoyed this book very much.

I think this is a good beginning for a series. It's a real shame the author didn't create more.

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  • Joshua
  • 03-11-19

More, please

I really wish Mr. Teasdale would reconsider his stance on not submitting more audio books.

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  • James
  • 10-10-16

Great new theme

I think Teasdale has a great new theme and story, it should make a great new series, I know I will be reading the next book as soon as it comes out, good choice for narration also, Gabrielle did a wonderfully job, I liked the British accent, all heroines need not be american.

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  • Frank P.
  • 16-10-18

A feminist fantasy

The story was interesting, the performance was fantastic, my only dissapointment was that this tale was too much "Girl Power" bs call me a misogynist all you want, but this story had too much of the feminist trash that is too prevalent lately, with all the #metoo crap that we as society must deal with nowadays. Unfortunately this will be the first and last story I will ever read by this author, I wish I could get a refund for this audio trash.