Book Review: Working Stiffs by Scott Bell

Publisher: Red Adept

Publishing Date: December 2017

ISBN:9781948051026

Genre: Scifi

Rating: 4.4/5

Publishers Description: Joe Warren, an unemployed electrical engineer, has a terminally ill girlfriend and a bank account bumping rock bottom. Jobs are scarce in 2050, since nanotechnology has created the ability to animate the recently deceased, who are put to work performing menial labor at low wages. These Revivants have glutted the job market, leaving their living counterparts out in the cold. Joe goes looking for a helping hand and mistakenly gets arrested with a group of freedom fighters. The only cause Joe wants to fight for is Joe, but federal agents coerce him into spying on the Children of Liberty.

Review: When I started this novel I thought “Crap, sucked in by another zombie/dystopian novel”. Luckily I ran out of books to read and pulled this back out from the DNF pile. Glad I did. This has it all. From social and political commentary ridden hard  like a lathered horse to great characterization and story line crafting.

You will have a good laugh at yourself reading this.

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One thought on “Book Review: Working Stiffs by Scott Bell

  1. Ooooh- from a dnf to 4 star rating- Nice one! 🙂
    Scifi is something I don’t consider myself smart enough for but I have to admit- the blurb for this book has me proper gunning for it. I must try and read it!

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