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Product Number: Z100099737
Released: Jul 20, 2015
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ISBN: #9781452691060
Narrator/s: Todd McLaren
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Jim Pierce hasn't heard from his daughter in years, ever since sherejected his military past and started workingas ahacker.But when a Chineseassassin shows upat Jim'slab looking for her, he knows that she'scracked 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 mostsophisticated artificial intelligence in existence, and they're desperate to keep it secret. They're also desperate to keep it under control, as the AIbegins 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.

Author(s): Mark Alpert
Original Publish Date: Feb 12, 2013

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Author(s): Mark Alpert
Narrator(s): Todd McLaren
Product Number DD8092
Released: Feb 12, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452611068
Author(s): Mark Alpert
Product Number EB00224782
Released: Mar 06, 2014
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: #9781250022769

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"Rooted in current-day politics but with an eye for upcoming technological advances, Alpert's techno-thriller has a Crichton-esque flair. Armed with a Swiss army prosthetic limb, Jim Pierce falls into an international spy game with his daughter, Layla. Saving his daughter is Jim's first priority; saving the world is his second. Todd McLaren portrays Jim with a world-weary authority, at the same time managing to tell the fast-paced story at an appropriately breakneck speed. His female voices all sound the same, but he demonstrates versatility with his Asian accents, which sound like deliberately practiced English but which avoid stereotypes. McLaren's best work is his passionate depiction of futurist Arvin Conway, whose dangerous intellect and charisma he makes vivid. A.Z.W. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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