Riot: A Science Fiction Thriller
Countless starving people. One seed of hope.
Enshi is in crisis. Years of famine and enforced rationing have led to food riots and mass uprisings across the country.
Only one hope remains to avert total disaster—a genetically modified rice seed created by a genius biologist who’s just trying to protect his family from an angry mob.
Can Magistrate Kai Ming retrieve the seed from his old friend and deliver it, in secret, across an area that’s become a minefield of deadly riots?
Can the seed be used to avert complete societal collapse?
Accompanied by his bodyguard, ex-military scout Ari Klokov, whose past is shrouded in the fog of amnesia, and assisted by Po, the genius biologist’s tenacious daughter attempting to reunite with her family, the three undertake a desperate quest to save the country… and maybe the world.
Riot is a science fiction thriller about a futuristic uprising, where rioters face down mechs, genetic engineering saves lives, and ordinary people have the power to rise as heroes in a time of crisis. Grab your copy and start reading today!
What Others Are Saying
“Great read! Very well developed characters and imaginative story. Pacing and the plot twists kept me turning pages. Looking forward to reading more by this promising new author!”
Larry in LAAmazon Reviewer
“This story is full of surprises! I thoroughly enjoyed the dynamics of each character and trying to determine where they stood in this complex situation between the government and the people. The story was not taken over by the tech, which is always a great thing to me as the story can continue to develop.”
John J. KnightAmazon Reviewer
“You know an author has you when all it takes is one book and you’re a fan for life. […] An action-packed, nail-biting, dystopian style novel.”
T. ArmstrongAmazon Reviewer
“I give this book Five Stars because the story is entertaining, credible and builds quickly in intensity. The plot weaves through acts of conspiracy, betrayal, murder, double-cross and corrupt government officials. The characters are well developed with emotional ties and are interesting to follow. The writing and dialogue are excellent.”
Don ViecelliAmazon Reviewer
Artwork For The Republic
First up, a sketch of the mech vs. protestors battle in Telerethon Square…
Next, a sketch of the three main characters by my friend, illustrator, and author Ross Boone.
The original cover and typography by Kevin Summers, now turned into a wallpaper (note the old version of the title).
“Tales of the Republic” was the original title of the series, when it was originally released in installments in 2016. The novel was retitled to “The Republic” in 2018, and then “Riot” in 2022.
Note original title here as well.
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