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“Mr. Barton’s writing [is] crisp, well-crafted, and to the point. It’s not florid and it doesn’t go into a lot of needless detail. Yeah, it’s a tad geeky… [T]hat’s part of what makes [it] so enjoyable.” – OJHeSay.com (USA)
“…be in awe of the brilliance that is Trevor Barton, who is quickly making it to the top of my favorites list.” – W.C. Bitner, Jr. (a Netgalley reviewer, USA)
“Impressed…Straightforward [and] practically perfect.” – Publisher (ret.)
Trevor studied English and Creative Writing at Bath, England and wrote his MA dissertation on cyborgs. He’s managed big websites—W3C discussions level big—and headed up a mainstream tech magazine title, but he’s new writing novels.
His debut—Brobots—outperformed self-publishing averages reaching the top two percent in science fiction for LGBT on a leading web store—twice. The next two books in the trilogy—Red Gods Sing, Balance of Estubria— performed similarly and featured in Geek Syndicate and Gay Star News. A Netgalley professional gave five stars to the whole work. Brobots: The Complete Source Code, 2019—an omnibus edition of the series—is now published with Beaten Track. It’s a category best seller in science fiction for LGBT and has featured on QueerSciFi.com and elsewhere.
A member of the SOA, he lives with his husband in Europe. An ISFDB entry exists. Read the full-length biography >
a best-seller in science fiction for LGBT for the first two months of publication*
Rod burners. Scaff dawgs. Laggers.
Bucket dumpers. Lerps. Duct monkeys. Tin knockers.
Lumbergs. Artificial big guys. Product of a troubled firm.
They’re easy to treat like trash.
But not so easy to ignore. Especially the ones experiencing the wake up:
The idea was that they could work hidden in society’s plain sight
allowing humanity time to get used to the fact
of sentient machines.
But it’s all too easy for others to take advantage
of those who live on the edge.
What they, and their allies, must do
is work out who, and why,
before it gets too late.
RRP $21.92 / €19.03 / £16.99
Recommended: direct from the publisher.
If you request it ahead of time, you should also be able to get one from your local bookshop.
Other options exist, such as bookshops with online stores like Barnes & Noble in the US, and Foyle’s, Waterstones, or Blackwell’s in the UK.
With the aim of transparency, and a motive of glee: All reviews on this website are given by individuals not known to the author. In some cases reviews required the sending of a free copy. In the case of my latest release some reviews will refer to the individual originals, and others to the trilogy omnibus out with Beaten Track Publishing.