THE FUTURE IS HERE AND IT DOESN’T NEED YOUScandal-plagued hacker journalist John Hawke is hot on the trail of the explosive story that might save his career. James Weller, the former CEO of giant technology company Eclipse, has founded a new start-up, and he’s agreed to let Hawke do a profile on... show more
THE FUTURE IS HERE AND IT DOESN’T NEED YOUScandal-plagued hacker journalist John Hawke is hot on the trail of the explosive story that might save his career. James Weller, the former CEO of giant technology company Eclipse, has founded a new start-up, and he’s agreed to let Hawke do a profile on him. Hawke knows something very big is in the works at Eclipse---and he wants to use the profile as a foot in the door to find out more.After he arrives in Weller’s office in New York City, a seemingly normal day quickly turns into a nightmare as anything with an Internet connection begins to malfunction. Hawke receives a call from his frantic wife just before the phones go dead. Soon he and a small band of survivors are struggling for their very lives as they find themselves thrust into the middle of a war zone---with no obvious enemy in sight.The bridges and tunnels have been destroyed. New York City is under attack from a deadly and brilliant enemy that can be anywhere and can occupy anything with a computer chip. Somehow Hawke must find a way back to his pregnant wife and young son. Their lives depend upon it . . . and so does the rest of the human race.
Publish date: October 1st 2013
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
When I was invited to review Day One, I wasn't sure it would be a good idea, as it's not the kind of book I typically pick up (a.k.a. it's not young adult). However, I thought maybe it would be a good thing to try something totally different and see how it worked out for me. The plot at least sounde...
Other reviews at The Book Babe's Reads. I really thought that I would like Day One. I'm a member of the tin foil hat group, so the idea wasn't really that implausible to me, and I thought that it would a great addition to the dystopian genre. I was a tad bit wrong there - unfortunately, I just did...
Significant potential. Significant disappointment. The story just never sunk its teeth into me.
Day One Nate Kenyon ISBN: 978-1-250-01321-7 October 2013 4 Stars *I received this ARC via goodreads first reads* Journalist John Hawke is pursuing the story that will save his troubled career. When James Weller, founder of a startup technology company, agrees to let Hawke write a story about his acc...
Readers' perception of Day One will ultimately come down to whether or not they enjoy mindless fun in their thrillers. I have never seen Cloverfield or watched the entire Terminator movie, so I can't comment on how precise the comparisons are. I have watched the Transformers movies which really remi...