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Eleven Town
by John-Paul Cleary

In an orbital station hundreds of miles above the Earth, the remnants of humanity lead a precarious existence. In this claustrophobic environment a new society has evolved where family bonds are supressed and people’s lives are shallow and short.

Like everyone else on the station, Deni follows the rules. But when a deadly disease strikes the station this fragile civilisation quickly disintegrates. Everyone is trapped inside with the disease and there’s no way out.

Deni encounters members of a disaffected but enlightened underworld who reveal the true purpose of Eleven Town and their revelations challenge everything he thinks about his world.

As the disease tightens its grip on the station, Deni realises the people of Eleven Town are heading towards a new future. One he never dreamt possible.

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‘This wonderful novella reminded me of an episode of The Twilight Zone or the work of any number of esteemed sci-fi writers. Thought-provoking and packed with atmosphere, the author slowly peels away the facade of Eleven Town and each piece of new information serves to heighten the reader's enjoyment.’ Scott Whitmore (Marysville, WA, USA)

‘The story develops into some major twists and turns which delight and entertain.’ A Butler ‘tanj666’ (Coventry UK)

Eleven Town is hardcore sci-fi with a classic feel. It is well written and the author creates a very interesting world. It is a fun and very creative sci-fi story and it has a great pace Michael Edward

‘The best book I've read in ages, I read this book in one afternoon, I couldn't put it down.’ Ali (UK)

This is a very creative piece; imaginative and well written hard sci-fi. It reminds me a little of fifties sci-fi, which was long on story. A good thing. For fans of dystopian sci-fi, this is excellent. Louise3anne

‘Some interesting characters and concepts with a nice twist, reminds me of Isaac Asimov.’ George (Northern Ireland)
 

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