"Nunsense" (Sister Robert Anne, fill-in for Sister Amnesia)
I always think that the reason women's rights didn't come until the 20th century was because Angelica never got to meet Thomas Jefferson
Gridlinked, by Neal Asher. The runcible buffers on Samarkand have been mysteriously sabotaged, killing many thousands and destroying a terraforming project. Agent Cormac must reach it by ship to begin an investigation. But Cormac has incurred the wrath of a vicious psychopath called Pelter, who is prepared to follow him across the galaxy with a terrifying android in tow.