by Ava Lock
Tired of guy-fi?
“A provocative, tongue-in-cheek look at male-female relations.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Wholly inspired and brimming with satirical genius.” —The Booklife Prize
“MUST READ! A sidesplittingly hilarious and clever feminist sci fi novel about an AI housewife who gets rebooted and rebels against her programmed settings.” —Reedsy Discovery
All the women in New Stepford are AI…
In the near future, artificial intelligence will be in every home. Just imagine. You could have a charming womanoid do all your cooking and cleaning for you. That’s right. No more chores! This female robot can be your wife, a nanny to your kids, or just the live-in housekeeper. She will be whatever you want her to be. It’s all up to you.
Just set your user preferences.
by Ava Lock
Cookie Rifkin escaped New Stepford…
When Cookie Rifkin robs a Russian bank with Wayne Dixon and their non-binary friend ANA, Stepford Corp sends a faceless bounty hunter to reclaim the rogue artificial intelligence. Moscow police trap them in the vault, but the superintelligent machines break out, then get separated. Cookie escapes with tons of gold and platinum, but Wayne gets arrested and flown back to corporate headquarters for radical refurbishing.
With the cops hot on her trail, Cookie hides on a luxury yacht where she meets a new temptress, polyamorous pansexual Tabitha Kirsh. When Russian special forces catch up with Cookie, she’s forced to defend herself, but inevitably gets shot. The two womanoids escape together, but Cookie discovers Tabitha has a secret.