Midnight in New California
by Lisa Renée Julien
Cora Broussard finds herself restless in utopian 2030’s New California until a seemingly chance meeting with Ashley Doral, a sultry free spirit from the Jobber underclass.
Ashley has what Cora wants: fire, agency, and the ability to express unfettered desire. Despite the dizzying bliss of a new romance with Ashley, Cora can’t shake the feeling that she is being watched by New California’s tranquilizer gun-armed Government Protection Officers.
Lured by a strange phone call, Cora embarks on an ominous journey back to the country of her birth. Will her desire for power be stronger than her contentment in the life she created for herself?
Category: Science Fiction – Alternative History