The Perfection of Fish

A Novel by J. S. Morrison

2020 Maxy Awards Finalist – SciFi/Fantasy

BlueInk Starred Review

Publication date: July 2020, Black Rose Writing

The final battle of the sexes has begun.

In 2042 America, an agoraphobic woman in an Appalachian ghost town fights misogynistic delusional men bent on destroying women’s rise to power by releasing a genetic virus that makes all females subservient slaves.

The Perfection of Fish (353 pages, 108,000 words) is adult speculative fiction, with elements of dark, ironic humor intertwined with a lighthearted satirical fairy tale.

Contains adult content (sex, language, violence). The book is not for everyone. But if you liked Killing Eve, Fargo, Oryx and Crake, Cat’s Cradle, Coyote Blue, Slaughterhouse Five, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, or even Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, it might be something that tickles your fancy.

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Cover art by J.Vincent Scarpace, Winter Tail: Just Chillin

Editing by Paul Witcover, author of The Watchman of Eternity.

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