"Manibo neatly dissects the drawbacks of capitalist demands on society in this taut near-future procedural. It’s smart, high-tech noir."
"One of the best novels I have read so far this year. Victor Manibo has nailed each detail to create a rich world and characters with whom we can empathize easily"
"Victor Manibo's The Sleepless is a thrilling debut with a fresh edgy voice."
Harlan Coben, #1 NYT bestselling author
"Manibo has crafted a sharp, immersive dose of speculative fiction, a potent blend of science fiction and noir. The Sleepless will prove its name: you won’t be able to put it down, even as bedtime beckons."
Alex Segura, bestselling author of Secret Identity
“The Sleepless is just the beginning; Victor Manibo is an author to keep your eye on.”
Lara Elena Donnelly, author of The Amberlough Dossier and Base Notes
“Move over Minority Report, because The Sleepless has everything I want in a near-future science fiction whodunit: an irresistible ‘what if’ premise, a twisty and desperate murder investigation, and a razor-sharp examination of the inevitable and chillingly recognizable dark side behind a seemingly shiny and bright futuristic society. The Sleepless delivers; I could not close my eyes.”
Fonda Lee, author of the Green Bone Saga
"The Sleepless is an expertly crafted tale of exploitation and deceit set within the eldritch horror of a never-ending capitalist grind."
K. M. Szpara, author of First, Become Ashes
"A fascinating murder mystery set in a world plagued by an epidemic of insomnia, The Sleepless is the corporate thriller our dystopias deserve. Manibo asks not merely how such a pandemic would change our society, but how the corrupt systems would exploit and perpetuate it."
John Wiswell, Nebula Award-winning author
“A meditative near-future thriller that explores grief, meaning, and time in a world that’s terrifyingly plausible.”
Lincoln Michel, critically acclaimed author of The Body Scout
"The Sleepless was an utter masterpiece...Manibo truly proved that he deserves to be amongst the sci-fi greats with how The Sleepless tackles the issue of the commodification and exploitation of human labor."
Awards & Accolades
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