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Acts of the Apostles

Praise for John F.X. Sundman’s Acts of the Apostles


Winner of the Writer’s Digest National Self Published Book Award


Acts of the Apostles is the fin de siecle techno-thriller novel. It is an incredible read. In it a nightmare of nanotechnology and genetic manipulation of uncomfortable believability unfolds before us, the equal if not better of any work by any seasoned big name writer in this genre. As a first novel, its craftsmanship is quite beyond accounting. Author John F. X. Sundman has written a magnificent work of literature, and has simultaneously made a bold ethical statement about the inexorable but blind quest of science, the technological hubris that feeds off of it, and freedom of the individual mind that is threatened by it.


— John Jurek, Midwest Book Review


This book is four kinds of good. First, it is a good fictional illustration of the nanotechnology fears that Bill Joy was writing about in his famous Wired article, “Why the future doesn’t need us”. . Second, and more importantly, it is a good international conspiracy suspense action thriller (not easy to do); Third, it is somewhat of a roman a clef, which provides extra entertainment as you compare its fictional world with the real world. And fourth, it is a very intelligent satire as well, reminiscent of the Terry Southern of Dr. Strangelove.


—The Luddite Reader



A classy IT thriller… a page turner. . . Sundman does not rely solely on his fast paced action and brilliant thrills to engage the reader. He wins the reader of Acts of the Apostles with finely developed characters.

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