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Short Synopsis
The Electric Church, a new religion founded by a man named Dennis Squalor, is the only thing growing faster than the criminal population, and the authorities want Squalor dead. For killer-for-hire Avery Cates, the assignment will be the most dangerous job he's ever undertaken—and it may be his last.

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Time is your curse. Lack of time. Everything requires time, and you have so little. This leads me to the fundamental question the Electric Church poses: How can you be saved when you have no time?

Avery Cates is a very bad man. Some might call him a criminal. He might even be a killer—for the right price. But right now, Avery Cates is scared. He's up against the Monks—cyborgs with human brains, enhanced robotic bodies, and a small arsenal of advanced weaponry. Their mission is to convert anyone and everyone to the Electric Church. But there is just one snag: Conversion means death.

"Somers packs his techno-thriller debut with enough gunplay and explosions to satisfy a Hollywood producer.... But the characters are the real prize in this entertaining near-future noir." ---Publishers Weekly

"A gritty, original blend of street-smart action and fanciful religious speculation, Somers's stunning debut introduces one of the genre's most promising newcomers." ---Booklist

"An action-filled noir thriller reminiscent of Blade Runner." ---Library Journal

"Some debuts simply set new bars in a genre. Jeff Somers' The Electric Church is one such book, a gritty noir story that challenges and surprises." ---James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of Map of Bones

The Electric Church

Author Jeff Somers

Narrated by Todd McLaren

Publication date Apr 26, 2010

Running time 12 hrs

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