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Kotov Syndrome Releases January 23rd, 2021

The debut novel from Tim Baughman Jr. — and book one in the Azaes Realm series — releases this month.


Erika Edens is panicking. Behind on her bills and stuck in a crappy job, she’s blindsided when ex-love-of-her-life Abby shows up needing a place to stay. This is the perfect situation for a second chance…

…except that Abby is a computer simulation in the body of an android. Battling the rising hostility of her world and the demons in her head, Erika struggles to come to terms with living in a country increasingly hostile to non-human entities. Can Erika adapt to life with her new roommate? Or will her troubles end any chance at reconciliation before it gets started?

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About the author

Tim Baughman Jr. is an author, blogger, and freelance editor.

His work focuses on the topics of mental health, sexuality, love, and relationships, told through the lens of varying genres. He is the author of the short story compilation An Epilogue to Innocence (2016) and the sci-fi novel Kotov Syndrome (2021). He is an avid fan of turn-based RPGs, flavored coffee, and ice hockey. He doesn’t know what else to write about himself, as he finds himself quite boring.

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