"Suspenseful, unsettling, and thoroughly engrossing"
"Cyberpunk shock meets infinite romantic regret in this dark, engrossing, and ultimately doleful SF tale"
One day in Pittsburgh, Paddy Riordan died...his body did, anyway. His digitalized mind wakes up in a world where nothing is what it seems, his memory fractured. When a stranger calling himself the Varyag appears with a dire warning, Paddy must quickly piece together his broken past to save his mind and the woman he still loves, all while eluding masked assassins, cutting-edge artificial intelligence, and the sinister sorceress Rusalka.
But he'll find no enemy so cruel as the shadow of the past. What he discovers hidden in those memories might condemn him to a fate even worse than death.
Sean E. Kelly wrote his first fiction story in 2009 and self-published his first novel six years later. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and finds writing about himself in the third-person terribly awkward.