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Lock In

John Scalzi

Lock InScalzi steps away from his Old Man's War series and SF comedies to deliver a near future procedural.
In a world where a disease traps victims minds in their immobile bodies but government funded research allows the victims to communicate and work using telepresence robots or by piggy backing in the bodies of specially trained individuals a bizarre suicide is investigated by a rookie FBI agent.
I really enjoyed the world building in this one and as always Scalzi writes in a fast paced and entertaining fashion. Unfortunately when it gets to the meat of the investigation the mystery is way too predictable.
It's still worth reading but don't be surprised if you know what's going to happen at the end by the halfway point of the book.

Rating: B+

Posted by Greig

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