The Peripheral

by William Gibson

"King’s intelligent and engaging reading holds the listener solidly from one disc to the next." - Publishers Weekly

"She handles Flynne well, and though so much of the further future takes place in London, in the male POV of British PR lackey Netherton (with conversations with his wealthy Russian friend Lev) she is fantastic on these as well." - The AudioBookaneers

"King does different nationalities well, which matters in the kind of multinational world Gibson loves. She reads with the right level of cool, too..."  - SFF Audio

"... King’s sympathetic reading of Gibson’s characters ... " - Kate Lechler, Fantasy Literature Review

Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran’s benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC’s elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there’s a job he’s supposed to do—a job Flynne didn’t know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building. Little buglike things turn up. He’s supposed to get in their way, edge them back. That’s all there is to it. He’s offering Flynne a good price to take over for him. What she sees, though, isn’t what Burton told her to expect. It might be a game, but it might also be murder.

Lorelei says...

Lorelei says

This was a real challenge - how do people sound a hundred years from now? Loved it! A gripping story...

Lorelei King



Lorelei is a multi-award-winning narrator of audiobooks, recording the works of best-selling authors Janet Evanovich, Darynda Jones and Patricia Briggs, among others. She is one of the first inductees into the Audible Narrator Hall of Fame.

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