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Final Reminder for the BAD POWER giveaway

Last reminder! Win a copy of BAD POWER today by answering the question:

“If you had a superpower, what would it be – and why?”

Answers in the comments or via email deborahb AT livejournal DOT com. Competition closes in about 24 hours!

But if you prefer to buy your copies, BAD POWER is available via Twelfth Planet Press & several good bookstores.

“Don’t let your father ruin you.”

“Mum? Wow. He’s dead, for chrissake.”

“My point, exactly. How about you go sleep it off, Matthew. Seeing you like this, people will talk.”

“That’s the problem. That’s the problem, they talk. They never stop talking.”

– Web of Lies, BAD POWER


Matthew Webb has been hearing things for years, ever since the disappearance of that homeless woman who’d stalked him. His father has kept him comfortably numbed against the voices in his head with a prescriptive chemical padding. But when his father dies, his mother takes over and she’s got plans for him.