A detective novel set in the future with humour and a touch of romance.
It is 2082, and the UK is under the control of the World State of China. Through the State’s advanced technology, the planet’s population no longer faces the struggle against hunger and starvation. But though no one goes hungry, many chafe under the State’s strict domination.
Ned Panama, an analogue detective in a digital world, is recruited to work a triple murder case. With help from his police partner, Xiu, their investigation leads to uncovering a clandestine plot to undermine the stability of the nation.
Even under intense scrutiny, Ned finds romance from an unexpected direction, and his loyalty is tested when faced with the decision to support his country’s rulers or aid the insurgents in their fight for freedom.
Whatever he decides, his actions will change the world forever.