I've just finished reading A Star Curiously Singing. I had a tough time getting started, since I don't normally go in for cyber-punk or stories with a great amount of specialized techno terminology, but I gave it a shot. The further I read, the easier it became and the story shaped up to be a good one that kept my interest to the end. From the way it ended, I suspected it there would be further books and after a brief search discovered that it's the first part in a trilogy. I may pick up the next book some time in the future, but for now it gave me what I wanted - a sample of Christian science fiction.
I do recommend giving the sequel, The Superlative Stream, a try. It is very different from A Star Curiously Singing, though probably not to the point where you might like it even if ASCS didn't work for you. It is more atmospheric, and if it may still have an emphasis on futuristic tech, it is put into a larger context and is less emphasized. I liked it significantly better than the first book. It has a space opera element.
Thankies! I finished The Superlative Stream, but it may be a little bit before I can continue with the next book, Freehead. My muse tapped me on the shoulder and I went back to work on one of two manuscripts I've had in progress. I finally managed to complete one of them, which was a sequel follow-up to the longest story I've ever written, and now I'm tapping away on the other manuscript with hopes I can finish it up within a couple months. I've been writing fiction since the mid-1970s and I used to be extremely prolific churning out stories, but these days my writing speed is considerably slower and it takes more time for each new chapter. With luck and a good tail wind, I might be able to complete all my current projects before the end of summer. For the first time in ages, I don't have any further tales in the pipeline beyond what I've been working on now, so we'll see if my muse can come up with anything then.
"Never lose your sense of wonder and imagination."