By Marcus Sakey
The highly-anticipated sequel to the Edgar nominated Brilliance
The brilliants replaced everything.
Since 1980, 1% of the realm has been born with presents we’d in basic terms dreamed of. the facility to feel a person’s such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, or expect the inventory marketplace, or circulation almost unseen. For thirty years the area has struggled with a starting to be divide among the exceptional...and the remainder of us.
Now a terrorist community led through brilliants has crippled 3 towns. grocery store cabinets stand empty. 911 calls cross unanswered. fans are burning humans alive.
Nick Cooper has regularly fought to make the realm larger for his little ones. As either an excellent and an consultant to the president of the us, he’s opposed to every little thing the terrorists characterize. yet as the USA slides towards a devastating civil struggle, Cooper is compelled to play a online game he dares now not lose—because his competitors have their very own imaginative and prescient of a higher world.
And to arrive it, they’re prepared to burn this one down.
From Marcus Sakey, “the grasp of the aware web page turner” (Gillian Flynn) and “one of our greatest storytellers” (Michael Connelly), e-book of the Brilliance Saga is a constant thrill trip that would swap how you examine your world—and the folk round you.
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Your Honor, you can’t—” “Oh, but I can, Mr. Dumonds. Think about it. ” Maycomber put his hands to his face and shook his head. Then he picked up his gavel and brought it down on the tabletop. ” 20 Chapter Two Finn walked out through the doors at the back of the courtroom and led his client to the elevator bay. The soon-to-be-former Mrs. Slocum was beaming. “Thank you,” she said, kissing Finn on the corner of his mouth as she stepped into the elevator. He tasted a hint of strawberry in her lipstick.
Finn waited to see if there were any additional thoughts Kozlowski cared to reveal, but trying to get information out of the man was like trying to get money from an old-line Brahmin. “Right. So you may have a different view of the guy. Me? I’m just trying to figure out whether this is worth my time. I mean, if the guy’s innocent, I’d like to help him. Plus, if I get him out, we could really hit the jackpot on a civil rights lawsuit against the city. I mean, fifteen years in that hellhole? What’s a jury gonna value that at?
Yeah. ” “No. ” Kozlowski shook his head. “I’m not buyin’ this guy the way you are. Yeah, he seems okay now, but even if he didn’t shoot Maddy, he’s been in for fifteen years, and nobody spends that kind of time in a place like this and keeps his shit the way Salazar claims to have. ” “But . . ” “But I was friends with Maddy Steele. I may not be convinced that Salazar is innocent, but I’m not convinced that he’s guilty, either. And if Salazar didn’t shoot Maddy, then the asshole who did is still out walkin’ the streets.
A Better World (The Brilliance Saga, Book 2) by Marcus Sakey