Better than Real: cyberpunk novel Zen: how; why. Dianfu: to subvert, overthrow, upset.

Back Cover Blurb: Lee is an up-and-coming designer of seductive love dolls, until the day his sexiest product yet goes murderously wrong. Sent to the crime scene to defuse a delicate situation, Lee finds that the rogue doll has been infiltrated by a mysterious, self-aware entity called Lilith who can't seem to make her mind up whether she's a silky-smooth seductress or a state-of-the-art assassination system.

Within hours, Lee's encounter with Lilith has escalated into a life-or-death race with her creators, the shadowy and relentless Elect, and ultimately into a battle for the very stuff of his humanity — a battle in which his best hope of salvation turns out not to be human at all.

Read the first two chapters online or download a free excerpt in PDF format

A new, revised paperback edition of this cyberpunk novel was published in February 2006 by Velluminous Press under the title Better than Real (RRP: $8.00). The novel is also available in ebook form (RRP: $2.99).

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