Update: Working titles of the books in the series are: The Clock Starts, The House of Clockwork Women, The Clock That Runs Sideways, and Running out the Clock. The books are numbered zero to three. Curiously, the second in the series, The House of Clockwork Women, is available first. It's a Kindle ebook, ASIN: B01BQYYM7A
Except for two major departures-- these might have been called romance novels: 1.They take the male point of view. 2. the women involved are often unabashedly robots.
In a further departure, this time from science fiction formulas -- the robots don't rebel. In fact they love us. But not as much as we love ourselves. That would be ridiculous.
The Machine Love series is a collection of science fiction stories about the development of some very useful robots. Robots that are both sensible and sensual, blending logic and emotion, wisdom and sexuality
Check on some of the other pages on this site for some unapproved views of women, both the real and the synthetic varieties.
The following short stories trace the history of humanoid female robots,through different stages of adoption into the modern world. The stories are told from the point of view of the men involved.
These will be posted, here, on a rotating basis:
"Ah! Love," a college student's infatuation with an unfinished fembot.
"Delivery," the production model fembot is about to be unveiled. A too perfectly crafted robot.
"Sweetheart of Sigma Shin," a college fraternity has its own house fembot, a robot who is framed for a crime she did not commit.
"The Bride of Frankenstein," in Singapore a robot-development company attempts to short cut development costs by kidnapping a sentient being and dismantling her for the tech innovations she contains.
The following is a book, but it's not the end of this continuing story:
"House of Clockwork Women," wherein the establishment, Hareem House, offers a broad selection of female robots. Available from Amazon in ebook format.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BQYYM7A There's a way to get a sample on your kindle device. It's about the first 10%. You can do it even without the device if you have the free kindle app on your phone. At the book's page (link above) click on "Send a free sample." It will show up in a few minutes.
What it's about
The early phases of humans and robots learning to live, and especially, love, together.
About the author
Adam likes the company of small domestic animals and 82% of women. Enjoys long walks in the rain (in the Pacific Northwest, he'd better). Religion: Non-Existentialist (you don't exist, therefore I don't have to deal with you). Lifestyle: Collects scorpion-themed art; this week. Hobbies: Ecological catastrophes and radio astronomy.