The Demi- Monde: Winter
by Rod Rees
Harper Collins, $26.99, 528pp
Release Date: December 27, 2011
Welcome to the Demi-monde, a virtual reality training ground for Madmen. The year is 2018 and the Demi-Monde is a training ground for urban warfare. But something has gone wrong. The U.S. President's daughter has been trapped there. When her last hope, an 18-year-old jazz singer infiltrates the Demi-Monde, she finds the walls dissolving and the real world in serious danger. With the clock ticking, she and the resistance must stop the apocalypse, somehow.
The story blends fact and fiction, history, religion in epic adventure in a dystopian world, Well-written with plenty of action and a reality we can hope stays virtual makes for an enthralling book. After reading this volume, you will be glad to note the next volume is due in 2013. Enjoy. ~~ Pam Allan