Inspired by Isaac Asimov’s Robot Series, Robyn McCoy’s Erobotica Series envisions the future of human and robotic relations, taking us through five tantalizing, amusing, and tragic visions of the love to come.
The collection includes:
The Love Machine
Sleeping Beauty's Spring Awakening
All the Queen's Men
Some Assembly Desired
Glinda details what happened when Sarah of Nome, Alaska dropped in. A political satire melting “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” with the 2008 presidential campaign when Sarah was whisked from small-town Alaska to find The Wizard of Az (a senator from Arizona), following the Bridge to Nowhere to her dreams (to warm up Alaska a bit). By the time it’s over, there really will be nowhere like Nome.
Adam’s intimate memoir of a world in which it becomes common to have your genetic twin born after your death. We see the bigotry of his youth, haunting dreams of his clone-father, and Adam’s search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a century-old family drama in which, like the House of Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
On All Hollow’s Eve, during the first autumn of the Civil War, a young deserter meets a widow at a lonely Appalachian cabin. She warns him of a local monster that had once been a famous horror writer believed to have died in October 1849. A monster that must replace his head every Halloween.
In 2055, after making a fortune as a world-renowned computer tycoon, Bill is once again the wealthiest man in the world. He celebrates his 100th birthday by giving his young trophy wife Desiree an amazing interface by climbing into his new robotic marionette, MacroStud. They boot up nicely before encountering some compatibility issues in Version 4.0 of Robyn McCoy’s Erobotica Series.
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
In this fifth installment of Robyn McCoy's popular Erobotica Series, Clara's marriage to her cold and dominating husband has left her without hope. Especially after the death of her father. But Christmas may bring new hope when her mysterious Aunt Marie returns from the Old Country with a special gift.
In this 3rd installment of Robyn McCoy's "Erobotica" series (The Love Machine, Sleeping Beauty's Spring Awakening), the first woman president is introduced to her robotic secret service agent. A robot not too different than the one that assassinated her husband, the Republican candidate for president, on the eve of the national convention. A robot who could either give her new life, or end it.
It's the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" meets "Spring Awakening" when a girl goes to bed the night of her 18th birthday and is pricked by a rapist, falling into a disturbing 1,000-year coma. She awakens to find herself the love toy of a robot repopulating the earth with her. And he's determined to keep doing it. The 2nd novella in The Erobotica Series, following on the success of "The Love Machine."
"Frankenstein" meets "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" in this first novella of The Erobotica Series by Robyn McCoy.
This virgin Mary, a mentally gifted but socially awkward young woman, tries to literally make love. The lover she makes gives her the physical thrills she'd always been denied, but he comes with some manufacturer defects.
This collection of the first three novellas in Robyn McCoy's "Erobotica Series" includes the erotic near-future novella "The Love Machine" wherein "Frankenstein" meets "Looking for Mr. Goodbar," followed by the post-apocalyptic "Sleeping Beauty's Spring Awakening," and ending with the political thriller "All the Queen's Men."