A Better World (The Brilliance Saga, Book 2) by Marcus Sakey

By Marcus Sakey

The highly-anticipated sequel to the Edgar nominated Brilliance

The brilliants replaced everything.

Since 1980, 1% of the area has been born with presents we’d basically dreamed of. the power to feel a person’s such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, or expect the inventory industry, or movement almost unseen. For thirty years the area has struggled with a growing to be divide among the exceptional...and the remainder of us.

Now a terrorist community led by way of brilliants has crippled 3 towns. grocery store cabinets stand empty. 911 calls move unanswered. lovers are burning humans alive.

Nick Cooper has consistently fought to make the realm higher for his childrens. As either a super and an consultant to the president of the us, he’s opposed to every little thing the terrorists characterize. yet as the US slides towards a devastating civil battle, Cooper is compelled to play a online game he dares no longer lose—because his rivals 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), ebook of the Brilliance Saga is a continuing thrill trip that might swap how you examine your world—and the folks round you.

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Danny’s ancient Toyota was already there, and when I unlocked the bay I was pleased to find the johnboat waiting. CAUSE of DEATH 31 I lowered the door behind me and walked around, looking. The long low-pressure hose had been neatly coiled, and as I had requested one severed end and the regulator it was attached to were sealed inside plastic. The other end was still connected to the small compressor strapped to the inner tube. Nearby were a gallon of gasoline and the expected miscellaneous assortment of dive and boat equipment, including extra weights, a tank containing three thousand pounds per square inch of air, a paddle, life preserver, flashlight, blanket and flare gun.

He’s been dead awhile,’’ I said. ’’ Danny asked as he fit scalpel handles with new blades. ’’ He stared at Eddings’s face and his own got sad. ’’ He looked at me. ’’ ‘‘I can’t let it get to me because they need me to do a good job for them,’’ I said as I made notes. ’’ He glanced up. ‘‘We’re never done, Danny,’’ I said. ’’ He lined a bucket with a viscera bag and put it near me on the floor. ’’ ‘‘If we forget them, then something is wrong with us,’’ I said. Roche emerged from the locker room looking like a disposable astronaut in his face shield and paper suit.

That’s correct. ’’ I paused and looked up at him. ‘‘You’ll get a copy of my report when it’s complete. ’’ He would come no closer, and my hands were bloody. I looked at Marino. ’’ He went to him, took the bag and gruffly said, ‘‘Come on. ’’ They walked just beyond the doorway, and as I continued to work, paper rattled some more. I heard Marino drop the magazine from a pistol, open the slide and loudly complain that the gun had not been made safe. ‘‘I can’t believe you’re carrying this thing around loaded,’’ Marino’s voice boomed.

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