Bio: Lee Gimenez is a science fiction writer, and lives with his wife in Florida. His novel, Azul 7, is his second book. Lee has been widely published in magazines in the United States, Australia, Canada and England. His work has appeared in over twenty magazines, including Nature, Cosmos and Afterburn SF. He is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). Lee earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech University and an M.B.A. degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. During his business career in marketing, he worked for three Fortune 500 companies, Verizon, Tech Data and M&M Mars. In his spare time, he seakayaks the coastal areas of Florida.
Humanity reached the stars, colonizing planets deep in the galaxy. But a century later, the T'Akons, a powerful alien race appeared. The machine-based aliens conquered the colonies with their advanced technology. They also began their quest to remake humans into their own cybernetic likeness. On the planet Zanath, the aliens create cybernetic-hybrid humans that now comprise a majority of the population. Unmodified humans are shunned on Zanath and forced to live in ghettos. One such human is Kir... more info>>
Azul 7 is a page-turning sci-fi thriller, set in the 22nd century in the Azul star system. During a homicide investigation, Jake Montoya, a hard-as-nails cop, uncovers several unexplained deaths. Soon after, the Kademi, a bizarre but highly intelligent extraterrestrial race, lands on Azul 7, and offer to trade Faster-Than-Light spacecraft fuel for use of the empty desert lands on the planet. The Governor of Azul agrees, and from then on Jake's world turns upside down as he finds the dreadful tru... more info>>
The year is 2071 and there's a serial killer loose in Atlanta. Lieutenant Jak Decker, a homicide cop, is on the case but is getting nowhere. As the body count mounts, his boss assigns him a partner, the smart and beautiful Detective Cassandra Smith. Decker, a tough, wise-cracking loner, doesn't want a partner, especially when he finds out she's an android.
Virtual ThoughtStream is a page-turning thriller set in the year 2085. In a future where a horrific virus has killed off most of the people on Earth, advanced androids run the world. To keep the remaining humans safe and ensure the survival of the species, the benevolent androids force people to live in luxurious but confining Parks. Jack Walker, a former Army captain, escapes from one of the Parks to seek his freedom. An android police detective, Agent Tesa, is assigned to capture h... more info>>