Great Novels Of The 22nd Century: The Water Knife

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In the near future, the Colorado River has dwindled to a trickle. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel Velasquez cuts water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ensuring that its lush arcology developments can bloom in Las Vegas. When rumors of a game-changing water source surface in Phoenix, Angel is sent south, hunting for answers that seem to evaporate as the heat index soars and the landscape becomes more and more oppressive. There, he encounters Lucy Monroe, a hardened journalist with her own agenda, and Maria Villarosa, a young Texas migrant, who dreams of escaping north.
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