Uncommon Scents

Bruce Berls & Jim Rowson

Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize Short List

Finalist, Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award

Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Science Fiction Award

Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book First Novel Award

When Lara decides to leak a secret project being developed by a giant tech company, she winds up hunted by fierce security guards and a flash mob of conspiracy theorists. She has to decide what is more important: saving the world or saving her marriage.

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Jim Rowson

A vicious mob has Kurt Hardash, PI in its sights. A femme fatale has seduction on her mind. But Kurt’s still grieving the loss of his wife from what might be a man-made virus. Kurt’s no pushover but he may be in over his head this time.

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Bruce Berls

When Cabalynne learns that a tech company CEO has paved over her mother’s grave to build a zeppelin hangar, she hatches an ambitious plot for revenge. Her team – an AI with a sense of humor, a narcissistic hacker who might or might not have a real girlfriend, and a social media army of conspiracy believers – plans an assault on the most powerful computer on earth, seeking to expose the secrets of the wealthy.

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Bruce Berls & Jim Rowson


Bruce Berls has been writing about computers and technology at bruceb.com for more than 20 years. Jim Rowson is a former Google software engineer with more than two million lines of code to his name.