The Case of the Curious Carrot and Other Mysteries.
Detective Mel Bourne believes that he is the last Synthetic human in the Galaxy. Arriving on the planet Eden to discover that his prospective employer has been murdered. He immediately comes under the suspicion of the authorities. To prove his innocents he must investigate the murder. But simple soon becomes complex. More is going on than appears, and very soon Mel is up to his ears in conspiracies. And all this happens in the first few chapters. Mel must grapple with his own reality and the reality of the humans around him, as he endeavors to save all the people around him, while simultaneously solving a murder.