Rule 34

by Charles Stross

Rule 34

Hardcover, 358 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Head of the Rule 34 Squad monitoring the Internet for illegal activities, Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh investigates the link between three ex-con spammers who have been murdered.

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