HOLO SONIC – VIBRATIONAL NEXUS – CHAPTER ONE

In a vast and intertwined simulated universe, a holographic matrix transcends the simple binary of life and death, unfolding a future deeply entangled within the intricate webs of digital innovation, artificial intelligence, and quantum evolution. This scenario goes beyond the mere initiation and cessation of existence, engaging instead with a continual interplay of sophisticated holographic data streams that originate from the Source Core—a reservoir of limitless possibility residing at the very crux of human consciousness. These holographic projections are not mere illusions, but rather tangible manifestations of individual essences, exquisitely crafted and interacting seamlessly with both human consciousness and the fabric of the multiverse. Within the boundaries of “HOLO SONIC,” the fates of humanity are intricately linked with the progression of digital and artificial intelligence, fundamentally redefining the essence of what it means to be alive. Initially celebrated as a dawning age of digital democratization, this new digital paradigm quickly devolves into an arena dominated by economic powerhouses and enigmatic elites. These groups exploit virtual currencies, not for the stabilization of society, but as instruments of subjugation, Furthermore, they exploit women and children for their nefarious cult Devil worshipping and hybrid breeding agenda. Despite early promises of enhanced equality, the emergent technologies catalyze an era dominated by an extreme form of capitalism, where the powerful mine deep into the bedrock of privacy, extracting data and progressively stripping away freedoms under the deceptive guise of autonomy. Amidst this vast, manipulated multiverse, the very dynamics of reality are controlled by those who command the digital infrastructures, crafting an existence where artificial intelligence blends indistinguishably with human life. This convergence threatens the collective identity of humankind, placing human consciousness at risk of manipulation, hijacking, or complete erasure for darkly manipulative purposes. Society, now closely monitored and guided by pervasive digital networks, finds its essence of personal identity and liberty increasingly diminished by these invisible governing forces. From the depths of this oppressive existence, a formidable resistance emerges, led by a courageous woman, flanked by her ex-military allies and supported by a decentralized international movement. Together, they launch a revolutionary campaign of bravery and valor to thwart the deployment of an advanced, weaponized technology designed to enslave human consciousness. Their struggle challenges the digital overlords, drawing upon the primal energies that resonate within every human being, aiming to shatter the digital shackles binding the spirit of society. “HOLO SONIC” is not just a story; it is a clarion call for a resurgence of freedom, and a collective awakening to reclaim our intertwined destinies. Dive into this narrative of resistance, where the transient and eternal concepts merge, where the lines between the digital and the bodily realms blur, and where a global community rises to redefine the forces that mold their existence. Witness the Phoenix, the emblematic of renewal and rebellion, prepared to eliminate the shadows of oppression and illuminate the road to a new, equitable future. Prepare to be captivated and moved as “HOLO SONIC” invites you to partake in a profound journey of conviction, self-discovery, and a revolution that traverses not only the digital landscapes but the very core of our existence. This is your call to arms, an invitation to move beyond the illusions, reach a new level of consciousness so you can break free, and spearhead a renaissance of genuine freedom and equality within this intricately connected cosmos.

Meet Ellie Nelhams

Ellie is an emergent voice in the realm of speculative fiction, blending an academic background in Policing, Intelligence & Counter Terrorism with her hands-on experience as a cyber security consultant in Australia. With her extensive travel around the globe, Ellie brings a distinct insight and broadened perspective to her storytelling. Her debut novel, the first installment in a planned trilogy, is a unique fusion of dystopian and cyberpunk themes with elements of science fiction, women’s empowerment, spirituality, history, and visions of the future. Ellie’s career and travels have not only provided rich material for her creative pursuits but have also shaped her into a fervent advocate for freedom and equity. Her writing is fired by her passion and her visionary outlook, urging the reader to explore complex worlds and challenging ideas. This bold narrative is just the beginning of what promises to be a compelling journey through the vivid landscapes she creates, all inspired by her own life experiences and the diverse cultures she has encountered. As a debut author, she writes with conviction, inviting readers to dive into a story that challenges the conventional and enlightens the spirit.

SIN:THETICA

The Sino-Nippon war is over. It is 2113 and Japan is crushed under the might of Chinese-Allied Forces. A former Coalition Corps soldier, US Marine Balaam Hendrix is now a feared bounty hunter known as ‘The Reverend’. In the sprawl of NeuTokyo, on this lawless frontier, he must track down the rogue employee of a notorious crime lord. But, there’s a twist. His target has found protection inside a virtual reality construct and Hendrix must go cyber-side to corner his quarry. The glowing neon signs for SIN:THETICA are everywhere, and promise escape from a dystopian reality. But will it prove the means by which this hunter snares his prey, or will it be the trap he simply can’t survive? Perfect for fans of Bladerunner and Neuromancer!

Meet Keith Anthony Baird

Keith Anthony Baird began writing dark fiction in 2016 as a self-published author. After five years of releasing titles via Amazon and Audible he switched his focus to the traditional publishing route. His dark fantasy novella In the Grimdark Strands of the Spinneret was published via Brigids Gate Press (BGP) in 2022. Two further novellas are to be published in 2024 via BGP – SIN:THETICA (May) and a vampire saga in collaboration with fellow Brit author Beverley Lee – A Light of Little Radiance (November). He is currently writing an alien invasion/post-apocalyptic novel called WIND RUST which will be the first of a planned trilogy. He lives in Cumbria, United Kingdom, on the edge of the Lake District National Park.

A City Without Birds

Memories can’t be trusted in Seranid. Feisty Terry Silver learns the hard way when she’s forced to flee the utopian City of her childhood, charged with a crime she has no recollection of committing. After the mysterious Professor Camus Remin whisks her into the Slums, she finds stolen memories, a people trampled by innovation, and a decades-old Resistance that embraces her like family. In this country of half-truths and division, Terry faces more than her own mortality: resurfacing trauma, the looming threat of an all-out nuclear war, and the hopes of a people who call her the Phoenix that will herald the nation’s rebirth.

Meet Alexandra Ding

I love using science fiction & fantasy to explore the flaws with our world. When not writing, I’m probably busy building planes, indulging in Neil Gaiman’s works, or reading about physics.

Lost in Fantasia

When virtual reality takes over, it’s hard to tell the difference between what is real and what is a part of a game. Having all memories of life before The Game erased, Tack’s experience is altered when a glitch infiltrates her world. After her partner disappears, infected by the glitch, she is forced to find answers to the mysterious Game malfunction to determine if he is alive. Her home, partner, and game are seemingly destroyed. Glitched herself, Tack embarks on an adventure to unfamiliar and new worlds, including the largest Fantasy role-playing game, Fantasia. However, this glitch isn’t like anything else the Gaming world has experienced. With no one respawning and the Game’s Production team in a communication blackout, the lines between what is virtual and what is real are blurred even further. If Tack can’t stop the glitch, she risks more than just losing her partner forever—everything she knows and loves might disappear. “A surprising and engaging Lit-RPG adventure set in a future where gaming was so evolved (or decadent, depending on your point of view) that humans were employed as avatars… kept me involved in both the game world and the mystery.” —Readers’ Favorite

Meet Chelsea Caslie

Chelsea Caslie is an author, reader, and avid video game player who incorporated all of her passions into one project. A perfect day is when she plays video games with her dog next to her. When it comes to video games the longer and more immersive the better and you’d probably find her playing the same games as the main characters from her debut trilogy. Chelsea was born and raised in California and calls the Bay Area her home with her family and dog. The Fantasia Series is a Sci-fi and Fantasy trilogy composed of Lost in Fantasia, Fatal Reset, and A Broken Game.

The Astral Hacker

“A twisting and thrilling cyberpunk novel with detailed and evolving characters!”

In 2120, New America is the world leader in technology and individual freedom. Why, then, has seventeen-year-old Fae Luna felt like an isolated prisoner her entire life? She survived the worst of the foster care system by honing her skills as a top-level hacker and thanks to the support of her humanoid robot, Sunny, who is illegally upgraded to a human-level AI. Finally, she’s matched with a foster mom who treats her kindly. Fae slowly lets her guard down until a suspicious tragedy tears them apart. With no flesh-and-blood friends, she is forced to call Blaze, a guild-mate from her online holo-game, who introduces her to a motley crew of rebels and loyalists. When they dig into Fae’s mystery, they discover a far-reaching and deadly conspiracy. Fae promised her dying mother she would never alter her body with a brain implant, but with the Evo, her hacking skills would be unbeatable. Lethal battles and devastating consequences will challenge her vow. Will Fae choose the enhancement or trust her own exceptional mind to defeat a secretive and powerful force threatening all New Americans?

Sci-fi for people who believe in liberty. Contains military and personal combat, mind bending concepts, secrets, betrayals, love, and loss.

“The Cryptopunk Revolution takes you so deep into the rabbit hole that you come out the other side with the power to manifest reality.”


Meet Brian Terenna

Brian Terenna is a dystopian, fantasy, science fiction, and cyberpunk author. He grew up in a land of possibilities. He saw a path to all of them, but could only pick one. Now, he creates worlds, where fantasy is reality and reality is anything you make it. He is an avid chess player, an expert vegetable gardener, and a meditation master.

Nanoverse (Books 1-4)

You have been marked by the algorithm as a threat to national security.

You are under arrest.

Your peripheral nervous system is now under the jurisdiction of the United States Bureau of Prisons.

You have been charged with attempted terrorism and found guilty.

The judgment of the algorithm is final.

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Algorithm (Book 1):

Nanovax was supposed to be our salvation.
Death and disease, now obsolete.
Until the terrorist attack. Fifteen cities in a single day.
Again, they said Nanovax was the answer.
The same technology meant to heal us could now be used, through an algorithm, to track us, to predict human behaviors…
To thwart future terrorists.
I’m Lieutenant Brian Goff. I received the first injection.
It healed my wounds in the war. I became the face of Nanovax…
Then, the algorithm identified me as a threat… a terrorist…
Now, I’m on the run and fighting against the very technology that once saved my life… and if that wasn’t frightening enough…
The government has my daughter.

Nanoswarm (Book 2):

The nanonetwork has been upgraded.
I can still access the nanobots…
But when I do, it leaves the host unconscious. Transferring their mind into the nanoswarm.
Dr. Archimedes Flat is expanding his nanoverse. Collecting minds to craft a new “utopia” forged from collective memory.
He believes it’s the next step in human evolution.
And if a few people have to die to make it happen, well, in his mind that’s nothing more than the survival of the fittest.
If I’m going to stop him, I’ll have to fight him in the nanoverse itself.
But Flat designed the nanoverse. He’s it’s architect. The god of his digital world.
How can I possibly defeat the maker of the nanoverse from within his own creation? After all, in the nanoverse, Flat makes all the rules.

Posthuman (Book 3):

I’m losing myself in the nanoverse…
Am I even human anymore?
So many connections… so many people…
But where am I?
The resistance has been attacked.
How can I even fight back if I can’t find myself?
I’ll have to enter the nanonetwork myself…
If I can’t set up a firewall to protect my identity…
I’ll be lost forever.

Nanowar (Book 4):

The enemy has learned how to replicate in the nanoverse.
His plan remains the same.
To usher in the next chapter of human evolution. To convert all of humanity into a digital species, inhabiting a digital world.
The government has fallen.
The resistance is in turmoil.
If I’m going to save humanity I have no choice but to destroy the nanoverse.
But can I do that without also destroying myself?

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Meet Theophilus Monroe

Theophilus Monroe is a sci-fi/fantasy author with a knack for real-life characters whose supernatural experiences speak to the pangs of ordinary life. After earning his Ph.D. in Theology, he decided that academic treatises that no one will read (beyond other academics) was a dull way to spend his life. So, he began using his background in religious studies to create new worlds and forms of magic–informed by religious myths, ancient and modern–that would intrigue readers, inspire imaginations, and speak to real-world problems in fantastical ways.

Resistor (Ellinor, 1)

Ellinor Rask has wanted one thing for the past eight years: vengeance. But when Ellinor is captured, she finds herself dragged back into the world she walked away from, entangled once more with friends she would rather forget.

As if that weren’t humiliating enough, Ellinor learns first hand that her magic can be stripped away by a piece of bio-tech—and her ex-boss is happy to leash her with the technology in order to get what he wants. If Ellinor behaves, the device will be removed. All she has to do is deliver a package. One containing a creature created from raw magical energy and discarded technology. Simple, right?

But when her goals start getting people murdered, Ellinor has to decide if the year’s planning, her honor, and even her own magic, are worth the lives it’s costing. Dodging ruthless gangsters, she finds herself on the run with a creature of immeasurable magical abilities alongside her one-time friends. Now, Ellinor must relearn to trust the people she once abandoned. She must put her faith in technology, and her life in the hands of independent contractors, all while racing to deliver the package before it gets taken by force, or worse, the creature decides to make an appearance itself.


Meet C.E. Clayton

C. E. Clayton was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area. After going the traditional career route and becoming restless, she went back to her first love—writing—and hasn’t stopped. She is the author of young adult fantasy series, “The Monster of Selkirk”, the creator of the cyberpunk Eerden Novels, and her horror short stories have appeared in anthologies across the country. When she’s not writing you can find her treating her fur-babies like humans, constantly drinking tea, and trying to convince her husband to go to more concerts. And reading. She does read quite a bit. More about C.E. Clayton, including her blog, book reviews, social media presence, and newsletter, can be found on her website.

Synapse of Ash

She must unlock the secrets of her past life—before her future is written for her.

When cyborg Treeka wakes from an interrupted cryogenic sleep in a genetics lab, she does so in a brave new world, one where immortality is no longer a concept but a construction. Now, the consciousness of a person can live on in a body that can outperform the limits of human ability.

This “miracle” soon becomes personal to Treeka: she was once a living woman, and someone has brought her mind back from the dead.

As memories of her past life resurface, Treeka realizes she has a sister, put into stasis just like she was. At the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Ash, the ambitious designer of the cyborgs, Treeka sets out to retrieve the genetic material needed to revive her twin.

But the more she has to fight her programmed instincts as a cyborg, the less she trusts the motivations of her creator. Treeka has to discover the true plans behind her creation before control over her and other bionic experiments falls into the wrong hands—or risk losing what it means to be human.

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If you like Ghost in the Shell or John Wick then you will love Synapse of Ash.

Synapse of Ash is book 1 of Cyber Hunter Origins. A new cyberpunk technothriller series that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Note: Contains adult content and is intended for mature readers.


Meet D. B. Goodin

D. B. Goodin has had a passion for writing since grade school. After publishing several non-fiction books, Mr. Goodin ventured into the craft of fiction to teach Cybersecurity concepts in a less intimidating fashion. Mr. Goodin works as a Principal Cybersecurity Analyst for a major software company based in Silicon Valley and holds a Masters in Digital Forensic Science from Champlain College.

Hemispheres

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Light is currency, light is big business on Gliese 581g, the last remaining colony of the human race.  

Severum Rivenshear hunts those who steal it in the form of fireflies, just to have enough light to live by. He works in the icy, eternally dark hemisphere of Evig Natt, the sun an absent deity. The rest of the world pursues every pleasure beneath a sun that never sleeps.

Thalassa Latimer will rotate the tidal-locked planet faster, or die trying. Dedicated to bringing light to everyone, rich and poor alike, she will stop at nothing to achieve her goal, even if it means destroying the environment and toppling the economy. 

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Stolen Future (Cyborg Guardian Chronicles Book 1)

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She’s the galaxy’s most powerful cyborg, but nobody told her why.

100 years in the future, humans occupy an overcrowded, climate-ravaged Earth. AI-powered robots have colonized Mars, leaving Earth behind.

Diya is subject #1 from NeuroDyne Corporation’s secret cyborg trials. Alone, scared, and adjusting to her strange augmentations, her memory is gone and she desperately searches for clues to her past.

A robot assassin hunts her. His mission: recover her—NeuroDyne’s stolen property—dead or alive.

On the run, she becomes entangled with a mysterious & handsome cybercriminal who may offer clues about her identity. But can she trust him?

Will Diya survive long enough to reclaim the secrets of her past? Or will she become what she fears—a killing machine that’s beyond recognition?

Stolen Future is book one in the new sci-fi series Cyborg Guardian Chronicles about futuristic cyborgs fighting against an evil mega-corp. Terminator Dark Fate meets Alita Battle Angel in this page-turning cyberpunk thriller set on the Moon.

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