A corporation’s immensely popular mind technology is eradicating socially unacceptable behavior in 2126 New York City. When a college student and a government-labeled terrorist discover the truth of what’s happening inside people’s heads, they fight to preserve their free will and the future.
Publisher: Winding Road Stories
Publication Date: October 25, 2022
"A richly detailed world full of thought-provoking tech. Straus's imagination and deft storytelling shine in this impressive debut!"
-Jason M. Hough, New York Times Bestselling author
ReInception (Winding Roads Stories, 2022) by Sarena Straus is not what you expect. It has no relation to the film Inception, but presents a technological world in which our habits and our personalities change through the use of, and advances in, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). This all sounds great. Stop smoking, quit drinking, lose weight, and control a gambling addiction by TMS. But it’s too good to be true when its creators turn the technology to a more sinister purpose.
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Sarena Straus is a lawyer turned author. She writes novels for the curious and adventurous, for people who are intrigued by a “what happens if,” scenario, and who like to explore the outcomes. In addition to novels, Sarena has published numerous legal articles and works of poetry. She's also been an editor for a legal magazine and a tv and radio criminal case commenter.
Tags: Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction/SFF