KILLER T

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title KILLER T
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Robert Muchamore
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:480
Dimensions(mm): Height 234,Width 153
CategoriesAdventure stories
Thrillers
ISBN 9781471407505
ClassificationsDewey:823.92
Audience
Teenage / Young Adult

Publishing Details

Publisher Hot Key Books
Imprint Hot Key Books
Publication Date 29 August 2018
NZ Release Date 29 August 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

Our world is about to change in ways we can barely imagine. KILLER T is a novel about growing up in that world. Harry and Charlie are teenagers whose lives are shaped by a society that's shifting around them. He is a lonely Brit in his first term at a Las Vegas high school. She is an unlikely friend, who gets accused of mixing a batch of explosives that blew up a football player. The two of them are drawn together at a time when gene editing technology is starting to explode. With a lab in the garage anyone can beat cancer, enhance their brain to pass exams, or tweak a few genes for that year-round tan and perfect beach body. But in the wrong hands, cheap gene editing is the most deadly weapon in history. Killer T is a synthetic virus with a ninety per-cent mortality rate, and the terrorists who created it want a billion dollars before they'll release a vaccine. Terrifying. Romantic. Huge in scope. A story for our times.

Author Biography

Robert Muchamore's books have sold over 12.5 million copies worldwide, have been translated into 24 languages, and have been number one bestsellers in eight countries including the UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Worldwide English language sales exceed 7 million copies, with 2.9 million copies sold in the UK alone. For more information about Robert and his books, go to www.muchamore.com.