Going Zero (Hardback)
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Going Zero (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages
Published: 13/04/2023
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A New York Times Best Thriller Pick for 2023

'Provocative, perceptive and ingenious' – A. J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

Going Zero is a high-concept thriller from Oscar-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten. Perfect for fans of I Am Pilgrim and The Circle. Shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Book Prize.

TWO HOURS TO VANISH

Ten people are selected to Beta test a ground-breaking piece of spyware. Pioneered by tech-wunderkind Cy Baxter, FUSION can track anyone on earth.

ONE CHANCE TO WIN

Given two hours to 'Go Zero' – disappear off-grid – each Zero has thirty days to elude the sophisticated Capture Teams sent to find them. Anyone that beats FUSION will receive $3 million. If Cy's system proves itself, he wins a $90 billion contract with the CIA to revolutionize surveillance forever.

ZERO ALTERNATIVES TO LOSING

For Zero 10, Kaitlyn Day, the stakes are higher than money, and far more personal than Cy could have imagined. Kaitlyn needs to win to get what she wants, and Cy will stop at nothing to realize his ambitions. When the game’s timer hits zero, there will only be one winner. . .

'One of the best thrillers I've read in a long time . . . pure entertainment' – Douglas Preston, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pendergast series

'As fast-paced as it is timely. . . wickedly taut' - Graham Moore, author of The Holdout

Reader Praise for Going Zero:

‘I read it in a single day as it proved impossible to put down’

‘***** a thrill ride right from the off’

‘Twists and turns, prize money, tech, government contracts and lies. This book has it all’

‘Fans of the techno-thriller will eat it up’

‘As compelling as The Da Vinci Code and as fun and fast paced’

‘***** Wow just wow! Absolutely loved this book’

‘Hands down one of the best thrillers I’ve read lately’

‘***** I cannot recommend this book highly enough’

‘Had me on the edge of my seat and I couldn't put it down’

‘All I can say is wow’

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781529090215
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 504 g
Dimensions: 244 x 162 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

That can-you-beat-the-system hook recalls the juggernaut likes of Ready Player One and Lost, but Going Zero outpaces them both, and dives deeper: it's a speculative-fiction classic in the vein (and even in the league) of I, Robot and Jurassic Park. Provocative, perceptive, and – no other word will do – ingenious. - A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

One of the best thrillers I’ve read in a long time. Beyond pure entertainment is the truth this novel speaks about the disturbing times we live in. - Douglas Preston, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Cabinet of Dr. Leng and The Lost City of the Monkey God

As fast-paced as it is timely. . . Anthony McCarten shoots a bullet through contemporary America with this wickedly taut conspiracy thriller. I'll never look at my phone the same way again. - Graham Moore, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Days of Night and The Sherlockian

The excitement is in the chase, which builds steadily. . . This well-written yarn proves that you don't have to have a blood bath to have an engaging thriller - Kirkus Reviews

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“Couldn't get invested”

Despite its intriguing premise and layered mysteries, the novel was fundamentally missing characters that I could feel a connection to and left me wanting more.

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Vivienne O'Regan

“Gripping techno-thriller”

‘Two Hours To Vanish. One Chance To Escape.’ - cover tag line.

My thanks to Pan Macmillan for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘Going Zero’ by Anthony McCarten.

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“Going Zero”

Boom! This book was all things brilliant! The premise is cracking and the plot sublime. And a bit scary. But I get ahead of myself.
The CIA has partnered with a civil company, headed by Cy Baxter, to produce the... More

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