Ruby doesn't like to go Outside, for in 21-century New York, it's 120 degrees--in the shade. Ruby earns a living by commanding waldos--remote-operated androids--on freelance construction or security jobs. But when Ruby has her favorite waldo steal some diamonds off a dead body, she finds that she will have to go Outside--to save her life.

Glass Houses 1992, Tor Books

ISBN-13: 9780812519181

Mass-market paperback