Hal Halliday runs a missing persons business in mid 21st century New York. It is a city that is drowning in refugees after terrorist outrages have left much of America a radioactive wasteland. People colour their grim lives with endless hours spent in VR. It is an addiction which has made VR magnate Sergio Mantoni a multi millionaire. But now Mantoni faces a threat from a guerilla group called VIREX dedicating to ending the false promise of VR. When Hal accepts a job to look for the missing sister of a Holodrama star he find himself drawn into the world of VR and VIREX.
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Used availability for Eric Brown's New York Blues
September 2002 : UK Paperback