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- DescriptionIn 1984, a global nuclear catastrophe almost destroyed the world. Thirty years later, American society struggles to rebuild in the face of widespread fear, sickness and paraia, as the chasm between the haves and the have-ts continues to grow. While fleeing from a gang of marauders, Laurie Sparks, a beautiful young monk with an appetite for the good life and a knack for finding trouble, seeks refuge within a sinister subterranean church and inadvertently exposes the dangerous secrets of his past. Laurie's adventures take him from desert wastelands to the decaying ruins of once-great cities, from seedy strip clubs and casis to glamorous yachts on the Pacific and luxurious Park Avenue penthouses. In between nursing a whopping crush on his handsome traveling companion, Jonathan, and dodging the attentions of lechers, miscreants and murderers, Laurie yearns for clean sheets and room service and dreams of becoming the first television star of the post-apocalyptic age. An alternate-timeline reimagining of Morgan Richter's award-winning vel BIAS CUT, LONELY SATELLITE is a story about how hope may be found in the middle of desolation, how allies pop up in the unlikeliest of places, and how the apocalypse is easier to face with liberal doses of champagne and frequent bubble baths.
- Author BiographyBorn and raised in Spokane, Washington, Morgan Richter graduated with a BFA in Filmic Writing from the University of Southern California's film school. She has worked in production on several TV shows, including Talk and America's Funniest Home Videos, and has contributed pop culture reviews and essays to websites such as TVgasm and Forces of Geek, as well as to her own site, Preppies of the Apocalypse. She is the owner of Luft Books, an independent publishing company, and the author of BIAS CUT, CHARLOTTE DENT, and WRONG CITY. BIAS CUT won a silver medal at the 2013 Independent Publishers Book Awards and was a 2012 semi-finalist for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA); CHARLOTTE DENT was a 2008 ABNA semi-finalist. She currently lives in New York City.
- Author(s)Morgan Richter
- PublisherLuft Books
- Date of Publication16/10/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLuft Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight295 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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