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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Thrillers
  • Language:English
  • Pages:408
  • eBook ISBN:9781483504568

24/7

Reality TV. With a Killer Twist . . .

by Jim Brown

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Overview
What if, your survival was decided by online voting? On a small Caribbean island Dana Kirsten joins the newest reality TV show: 24/7. For Dana, winning the $2 million prize could mean saving her child’s life. But with the country watching her every move, Dana is unknowingly entering a fight for her life – and a conflict that will shake the world . . . Fifteen minutes into the first live broadcast, the host and crew die a ghastly death. The shell-shocked contestants hear a voice echoing from hidden speakers: “You’ve each been infected with a virus lethal in 24 hours without an injection. In 24 hours there will be twelve of you and only eleven injections – 24 hours later there will be eleven of you and only ten injections. “Who lives and who dies will be determined by online voting.” You would never vote for someone to die. But you would vote for someone to live. So who dies in order for your choice can live? “Like Crichton on overdrive, Brown’s debut is a grabber.” – Kirkus “Fast paced . . . intense . . . impossible-to-put-down.” – John Katzenbach “A finger-burning page-turning . . . the tribe has spoken: 24/7 is a winner.” – Harlan Coben A thrilling, original mix of action, mystery, and reality TV gone wild, 24/7 will grip readers from the first page to the last, as it builds relentlessly to an explosive finale.
Description
What if, your survival was decided by online voting? On a small Caribbean island Dana Kirsten joins the newest reality TV show: 24/7. For Dana, winning the $2 million prize could mean saving her child’s life. But with the country watching her every move, Dana is unknowingly entering a fight for her life – and a conflict that will shake the world . . . Fifteen minutes into the first live broadcast, the host and crew die a ghastly death. The shell-shocked contestants hear a voice echoing from hidden speakers: “You’ve each been infected with a virus lethal in 24 hours without an injection. In 24 hours there will be twelve of you and only eleven injections – 24 hours later there will be eleven of you and only ten injections. “Who lives and who dies will be determined by online voting.” You would never vote for someone to die. But you would vote for someone to live. So who dies in order for your choice can live? “Like Crichton on overdrive, Brown’s debut is a grabber.” – Kirkus “Fast paced . . . intense . . . impossible-to-put-down.” – John Katzenbach “A finger-burning page-turning . . . the tribe has spoken: 24/7 is a winner.” – Harlan Coben A thrilling, original mix of action, mystery, and reality TV gone wild, 24/7 will grip readers from the first page to the last, as it builds relentlessly to an explosive finale.
About the author
JIM BROWN is a critically acclaimed author, as well as an award-winning journalist and three-time winner of the Associated Press Best Newscast Award. His first two novels, 24/7 and Black Valley, were published by Random House. Paramount has optioned 24/7 for film. Black Valley has been optioned by Stephen Susco. In addition to being a full-time writer, Jim is a renowned broadcast journalist. He has worked with NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox. He has also broadcast live for CNN and been featured in a BBC documentary. As a crime reporter, he has been threatened and shot at – twice. But he always gets the story. Jim’s novels have been published in 26 countries, including Japan, Russia, Belgium, the Netherlands and South Korea. He lives in California and is currently working on his next novel.
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