The Free Lunch
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2013
Duration: 7 hours 7 minutes
Under the faÃ§ade of the world's finest theme park lies a secret which could alter the course of human history.
Mike and Annie, refugees from the world outside, find a home underground, behind the scenes of Dreamworld, a theme park where hope exists as it does nowhere else. But Dreamworld is threatened by a jealous competitor who kills what he can't have. As if this were not trouble enough, the two discover that each day there are more of the "trolls" who maintain Dreamworld than there were the day before. As the trolls continue to multiply, they must discover why, or it could mean the end of Dreamworld-and the real world.
Knotted in conflict and turmoil, what was a wonderful, carefree place becomes a battleground on which Earth's future is at stake. Only Mike and Annie, two unconventional heroes, can save it.
"You get much more than you bargained for in this fun-filled yet serious novel. Spider's the antidote for entropy, the blahs, and the pernicious notion that humor and good grace are absent from the SF field."-Ben Bova