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   Ambient, by Jack Womack  
 
  Novel, first publication in February 1987 , latest edition in February 1997
 
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      A first novel.

    Set in a decaying and violent twenty-first-century New York, Ambient tells the story of O'Malley, a very special bodyguard for an outrageously ruthless CEO named Dryden, and of his attempts to woo Dryden's personal femme fatale, Avalon. But what begins as a simple case of unrequited love quickly turns into a complicated deathtrap involving corporate intrigue, murderous family rivalries, and perverse subcultures.

     
     
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  • Dryco / Terraplane (#2)

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