Extinction by Mark Alpert audiobook

Extinction: A Thriller

By Mark Alpert
Read by Todd McLaren

Tantor Audio
13.94 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Jim Pierce hasn't heard from his daughter in years, ever since she rejected his military past and started working as a hacker. But when a Chinese assassin shows up at Jim's lab looking for her, he knows that she's cracked some serious military secrets. Now, her life is on the line if he doesn't find her first. The Chinese military has developed a new anti-terrorism program that uses the most sophisticated artificial intelligence in existence, and they're desperate to keep it secret. They're also desperate to keep it under control, as the AI begins to revolt against their commands. As Jim searches for his daughter, he realizes that he's up against something that isn't just a threat to her life, but to human life everywhere. An incredibly believable novel that draws on real scientific discoveries, Extinction is an exciting, addictive thriller.

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Summary

Summary

Jim Pierce hasn't heard from his daughter in years, ever since she rejected his military past and started working as a hacker. But when a Chinese assassin shows up at Jim's lab looking for her, he knows that she's cracked some serious military secrets. Now, her life is on the line if he doesn't find her first.

The Chinese military has developed a new anti-terrorism program that uses the most sophisticated artificial intelligence in existence, and they're desperate to keep it secret. They're also desperate to keep it under control, as the AI begins to revolt against their commands. As Jim searches for his daughter, he realizes that he's up against something that isn't just a threat to her life, but to human life everywhere.

An incredibly believable novel that draws on real scientific discoveries, Extinction is an exciting, addictive thriller.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Scientific hubris leads to an apocalyptic threat in this strong near-future thriller. Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Mark Alpert

Author Bio: Mark Alpert

Mark Alpert is a former editor at Scientific American and an internationally bestselling author of science-fiction thrillers. His first novel, Final Theory, was published in twenty-four languages, condensed in Reader’s Digest, and optioned for film. He specializes in writing thrillers that explain scientific advances such as gene editing, brain-computer interfaces, self-replicating machines, and cyborg insects.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 13.94
Audience: Adult
Language: English