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VIR(US)

Released on Amazon 24 Sept 2020

In 2032, the virus UV32 rampages across the planet. Thousands of planes take to the sky for safety.

From his window seat Mike reflects on humanity with one last hope to see his wife Sandy and son Danny again, who are onboard a different plane.

The only thing keeping them alive is fuel… but for how long?

Reviews from Amazon

Pen Name
Pen Name
2021-07-26
VIR(US): Definitely read I loved this book it gave me so much to think about ! It felt like I was reading 2 books in 1 and I loved the philosophy in the book at points I felt like I wanted to cry at how sad some bits in the book was . I would definitely recommend reading this book
Helen
Helen
2021-01-19
VIR(US): Novel with a good dose of philosophy I really enjoyed the pace of the story, Each chapter had you pondering our personal and current society problems. A real page turner .It certainly didn't disappoint. READ IT
James
James
2021-01-18
VIR(US): Another strong social commentary from Kai Motta I had already read the first novel by Kai Motta which I found thought provoking, so I was interested to read the next novel VIR(US).It’s obvious the author is interested in human politics, the influence of technology and their effects on our evolution as both novels from different angles address the issues.In VIR(US) Motta chooses to run two stories alongside one another switching from one to the next with every chapter which finally meet and tie up in the end.The subject matter is about a virus in 2023 and humanities helplessness to deal with it due to the fact that humans didn’t learnt from the current situation we are in with COVID.As the blurb describes the only safe place is the sky as earth has become uninhabitable and so we hear the protagonists thoughts from his window seat as he watches the other planes intermittently fall from the sky when the fuel runs dry. He talks the reader through many different subjects and covers lots of topics and themes in a very digestible way.Definitely a page turner as you will really want to know if he or his wife and son fall from the sky.
Thankful Tammy
Thankful Tammy
2021-01-09
VIR(US): Need a page turner? This is it. What a story. I was gripped from the first chapter.Relatable in an unbelievable way.Poignant in these times.I was moved to tears at some points and anger at others.Some parts, you literally cannot put the book down as you hope to god, what you think is about to happen, does not.Yet again another fantastic novel from this author.Cannot wait for the 3rd novel.
DHShaw
DHShaw
2020-12-29
VIR(US): Emotive and engaging, modern life and what it means to lose it. This was a book of two halves for me, one was the very real and engaging human reaction to the stories anchor, a new pandemic in 2032, more fatal and with devastating mortality rate. A real page turner.The second was the internal machinations of a highly philosophical mind, I can relate to that, the critique was on point.The dialogue and reflection of modern life, love, family and togetherness were very sincere and readable, the insight into the authors world views, well, it was very in depth critique actually, took us on a scathing roller-coaster hitting out at the changing landscape of humanities influences, interactions and values. At times I found this got in the way of the story, Having said that I related to these views wholeheartedly.

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Celebrity Rape

Released on Amazon 10 Nov 2018

Marcus, a 40 nothing low wage data entry clerk, twice divorced denizen of the new digital age, nightly pisses his life away on Viagra, wine and loose women found on dating apps. Caught in an infectious loop of hedonistic drunken sex, he despairingly witnesses a society controlled and manipulated by Jackson Fire, self made corporate King, founder of TV show Celebrity Rape, born out of the culture that we have become.

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