CRAIG A. FALCONER SERIES:

Funscreen

Funscreen

Craig A. Falconer

Science Fiction / Thriller / Ebooks

Like millions of others, Roger Birch's family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival. Unlike millions of others, the events of one evening leave Roger aware of the government's real reason for investing in Funscreen. With HD cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along. Every family has a Funscreen. The question is... who's watching who?Like millions of others, Roger Birch and his family depend on ad-viewing income for their survival.Unlike millions of others, the events of one uncomfortable evening leave Roger aware of the government's shadier reasons for investing in Funscreen. With high-definition cameras hidden behind a 60-inch glass veil, the answer was staring him in the face all along.Every family has a Funscreen on their wall. The question is... who's watching who?[Funscreen is a satirical/sci-fi short story of 6,500 words (approx. 22 standard pages)]A unique take on the increasing commercialisation of home life and the apparent trend towards 24-hour surveillance, Funscreen is a standalone spin-off from the dystopian novel Sycamore.Praise for Sycamore: "A brilliant and relevant sci-fi from a debut author... interesting and matrix-like""Dystopian fans should not miss this one" "Great idea from the author... 1984 for the Facebook generation"
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Sycamore (Near-Future Dystopia)

Sycamore (Near-Future Dystopia)

Craig A. Falconer

Science Fiction / Thriller / Ebooks

When the Sycamore corporation releases the ultimate gadget -- an implantable microchip designed to replace smartphones -- society rapidly descends into dystopia. Augmented reality contact lenses act as the new system's display, simultaneously recording everything in the user's field of vision. The potential applications are limitless. So are the surveillance opportunities.  Soon after gaining access to Sycamore’s inner circle and learning the corporation’s plans for the future, the chip’s young creator painfully regrets ever giving them the idea. Power like this has never existed...
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Sycamore 2

Sycamore 2

Craig A. Falconer

Science Fiction / Thriller / Ebooks

After discovering the truth behind Sycamore, tech pioneer Kurt Jacobs rejects the corporation’s offer of a new identity and chooses to fight to expose the truth.But with an overt threat against his family hanging over him, Kurt must act without being seen.In Sycamore’s hyper-connected dystopian world full of palm-based microchips and augmented reality contact lenses, this is easier said than done...
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