View Full Version : Identify this Sci-Fi book for me

06-30-2005, 01:40 PM
About ten years ago I read this sci-fi book and lately its been bugging me that I can't remember what book it was. It was a murder mystery of sorts set in the future. Investigators have the technology to identify through dust and skin flakes left in carpets everyone who had been in a room ever. In this case the forensic evidence points to this one guy but it makes no sense. So they hire a guy who can enter one's "mindscape" to investigate what happened. (The mindscape thing is a lot like that one movie with J. Lo called "The Cell") I also seem to remember freeways were called "slaveways". He investigates and finds out the guy was possessed or hijacked by something/someone like a mind-virus. My memory is a bit vague on this point.

That's about all I got. Anyone know what book this is?

06-30-2005, 04:06 PM
Queen of Angels (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0446361305/qid=1120162895/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_1/103-2188898-1486235") by Greg Bear.

06-30-2005, 04:35 PM
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