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A billionaire entrepreneur comes to New York City appears just too clean for a lady law enforcement officer. She finds herself falling dangerously close to the most wanted and insidious man against whom she's ever matched wits.
THE POWDER MERCHANT by David Orange
science fact: by 2030, neuro-technician scientists feel we will be able to scan ourselves--our intelligence, personalities, feelings, and memories--into computers. Is cyberspace the beginning of Eternal Life?
One man, out of time, cannot wait.
Alexander Volga, a distinguished entrepreneur, veils himslef in respectability, hiding a murky lineage, a uniquely devious and sharp mind, and literally millions of destroyed lives. Believing he onced lived as a deity on ancient Atlantis, he recreates the mythical land in Virtual Reality! Sensing storm clouds of retribution approaching, Alexander prepares for his last, best trick, an audacious attempt to have his mind live "on-line" after body death!
Sultry, no-nonsence law enfocement officer Harriet O'Keefe finds herself dangerously close to falling for Alexander's lure, the most wanted and insidious man against whom she's ever matched wits as she races to topple his empire and ego.
With tensions mountaing from all sides, and uncertain of where loyalty remains, Alexander, for the first time, sets a Machiavellian plan in motion unsure of its evil outcome. But his enemies better check their life-insurance policies, and Harriet O'Keefe, her heart.
"It was while the sun was eclipsed in Virgo, conjoined with Neptune," the seer continued. "He was delivered . . . no, he was plucked from the womb in the afternoon. It was while Aquarius was rising." She shook her head woefully. "For a long time, I knew this day would come."