A mystery set in the near future when complex AIs almost indistinguishable from humans are the ruling majority, and in a controversial move, have opened a series of preserves, designated areas where humans can choose to live without robot interference. Now the preserves face their first challenge: someone has been murdered.
In a world ruled by robots, a police chief races to solve a murder on a reservation set aside for humans ... One quality humans and robots still share is prejudice toward each other, and Laughton and Kir must struggle with that to solve the case. Robots may not be so different from humans in this fast-paced futuristic mystery.
A murder mystery in a world ruled by robots drives the plot of this entertaining if overstuffed near-future dystopian tale from Winter ... Though this is an enjoyable yarn, it doesn’t satisfy its own ambitions.