Future Perfect (Hardback)Felicia Yap (author)
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What if today was your last day...
A bomb has exploded during a fashion show, killing a beautiful model on the catwalk. The murderer is still at large... and he may strike again. Yet this is the least of Police Commissioner Christian Verger's worries. His fiancee Viola has left him. He has to keep his tumultuous past a secret. To make things worse, his voice assistant Alexa is 99.74% sure he will die tomorrow.
Moving from snowy 1980s Montana to chic 1990s Manhattan to a drone-filled 2030s Britain, FUTURE PERFECT is an electrifying race to solve a murder before it's too late. Yet it is also a love story, a riveting portrait of a couple torn apart by secrets, grief and guilt. A twisted tale of how the past can haunt a person's future and be used to predict if he will die... or kill.
'Yap is a phenomenon' - Guardian
'A clever and multifaceted high-concept story with an engaging murder mystery at its core. Expect this to be one of 2021's biggest thrillers. - Culturefly
'A tense and suspenseful race against time...this deftly plotted thriller will make you ruminate about the digital footprints we all leave behind and how they could ultimately define us in a world of ever-advancing technology.' - The Herald (Scotland)
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 238 x 160 x 42 mm
A tense and suspenseful race against time...this deftly plotted thriller will make you ruminate about the digital footprints we all leave behind and how they could ultimately define us in a world of ever-advancing technology. * The Herald (Scotland) *
An inventive and ingenious vision of things to come. From the explosive opening chapter to the surprise ending, Felicia Yap creates a troubling, all too plausible world. A thought-provoking, immersive novel packed with engaging characters. * Adam Hamdy *
[Future Perfect] is a high concept crime novel that speaks directly to the world unfolding around us . . . With a knowing nod to Minority Report, Yap delivers a twisty techno-thriller with a human heart. * Vaseem Khan *
A thought-provoking, twisty and emotional thriller that had me gripped from the first page. * Roz Watkins *
Such a wonderful novel - beautifully written, incredibly tense, twists that I didn't see coming (and I pride myself on twist-spotting!) and frighteningly believable. * Mary Torjussen *
A touching, mesmerizing read ... really well plotted to derive the maximum tension and keeps you hooked right to the unexpected ending. * Liz Mistry *
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“Unsettling, darkly humorous and sharp”
It’s pretty good, and strange and bizarre but really well thought out. I loved how a fashion show and murder are all connected within a futuristic setting that is scarily looking likely. Not sure I liked any of the... More
“An explosive high concept thriller”
Tick tick boom.
This book had me at so many things, the explosive start figuratively and literally. The death prediction from Alexa, which bizarrely when I asked my Alexa she said she can’t see in to the future and... More
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