John P. Murphy – Claudius Rex (2014)

John P. Murphy‘s novella Claudius Rex was first published in the Alembical 3: A Distillation of Three Novellas collection from 2014.

Claudius Rex tells the story of a private investigator who stumbles across a corpse while attending a job interview and investigates the crime with help of an advanced AI implant.

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Ken Liu – The Regular (2014)

Ken Liu’s short story The Regular was first published September 2014 in Upgraded, edited by Neil Clarke.

The Regular is a near-future story about a private investigator investigating the murders of a series of women.

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