Technothrillers

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“Fast paced and intensely gripping, Nomad takes the reader on a high-octane thrill ride from start to finish.”

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A debut thriller is always an adventure—has the author been secretly practicing the craft of tight, suspenseful writing, so that the plot will make sense, the pace will force the pages to turn, and

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“The Pharaoh Key is a bouncing, page-turning camel ride across an exotic landscape we thought had been left behind a century ago . . .”

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“Nobody blends together suspense, technology, science fiction, and fantasy, and converts it to an almost unbearably exciting adventure story like Preston and Child.”

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“a thriller wrapped in the deadly solitude of space with a determined heroine who refuses to give up.”

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“a thriller wrapped in the deadly solitude of space with a determined heroine who refuses to give up”

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Hundreds of white-hot meteor fragments plunge toward earth near Monterey Bay, California.

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“Perhaps the critics who vigorously bash Dan Brown and will instantly trash Origin, with or without reading it, should gently but firmly remove the hockey stick from their posterio

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“The Dark Net is a fun romp through the blackest recesses of contemporary tech.”

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“A mind-bending odyssey of parallel worlds and causality, Dark Matter will particularly appeal to fans of the TV series Fringe and H. G.

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Infomocracy is a high-concept political thriller from debut author Malka Older.

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“. . . reading this novel is like—exquisite torture.”
“I exist!”

“I will prove it to you!”

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Imagine the lives that would be saved, the life-altering wounds prevented, if there existed a device that could find and detonate Improvised Explosive Devices well ahead of a military patrol or con

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Margaret Hawkins is a Chicago writer and art critic. She has contributed to ARTnews and Chicago’s WBEZ public radio station. She also had a long-running column in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Fear or faith? When the world comes to an end, how will you respond?