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By Marcus Sakey

The brilliants replaced everything.

Since 1980, 1% of the area has been born with presents we'd simply dreamed of. the facility to feel a person's such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, or expect the inventory marketplace, or movement 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 by means of brilliants has crippled 3 towns. grocery store cabinets stand empty. 911 calls cross unanswered. enthusiasts are burning humans alive.

Nick Cooper has continuously fought to make the area greater for his youngsters. As either a super and an consultant to the president of the USA, he's opposed to every little thing the terrorists characterize. yet as the USA slides towards a devastating civil struggle, Cooper is pressured to play a video game he dares no longer lose-because his competitors have their very own imaginative and prescient of a higher world.

And to arrive it, they're keen to burn this one down.

From Marcus Sakey, "the grasp of the conscious web page turner" (Gillian Flynn) and "one of our greatest storytellers" (Michael Connelly), publication of the Brilliance Saga is a continuing thrill journey that might switch how you examine your world-and the folk round you.

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Im Geist ging Lena alle Cops durch, die sie auf dem Revier kannte, und fragte sich, ob einer von ihnen verletzt worden war. Sie durchsuchte ihre Taschen nach den Schlüsseln. Wieder klingelte das Telefon. Lena rief: «Wo sind meine –» Nan deutete auf den Haken in Form einer Ente der Wand. Beim zweiten Klingeln nahm sie das Telefon in die Hand. » Lena pflückte die Schlüssel vom Schnabel der Ente. Sie wich Nans Blick aus, als sie die Tür öffnete. » Lena fuhr in ihrem Toyota Celica die Main Street hinunter und stellte überrascht fest, dass die Stadt wie ausgestorben war.

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Zwei Streifenwagen der Grant County Police blockierten die Straße, und Lena parkte auf einem der leeren Parkplätze vor dem Diner. Als Lena ausstieg, hatte sie das Gefühl, in einer Geisterstadt zu sein. Die Luft war still und reglos. Lena sah ihre Spiegelung in den Fenstern des abgedunkelten Schnellrestaurants. Die Stühle standen auf den Tischen, und die Mittagskarte war aus ihrem Saugnapf an der Glastür gefallen. Doch das war nichts Neues. Der Diner hatte vor einem Jahr zugemacht. Weiter die Straße hinunter standen zwei Zivilfahrzeuge der Polizei vor der Reinigung Burgess, genau dem Polizeirevier gegenüber.

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