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Marcus Sakey
Marcus Sakey's thrillers have been nominated for more than fifteen awards, named New York Time's Editor's Picks, and selected among Esquire's Top 5 Books of The Year. His novel GOOD PEOPLE was made into a movie starring James Franco and Kate Hudson, and BRILLIANCE is currently in development... show more

Marcus Sakey's thrillers have been nominated for more than fifteen awards, named New York Time's Editor's Picks, and selected among Esquire's Top 5 Books of The Year. His novel GOOD PEOPLE was made into a movie starring James Franco and Kate Hudson, and BRILLIANCE is currently in development with Legendary Pictures (Inception, The Dark Knight.)Marcus was also the host of the acclaimed television show "Hidden City" on Travel Channel, for which he was routinely pepper-sprayed and attacked by dogs.Prior to writing, he worked as a landscaper, a theatrical carpenter, a 3D animator, a movie reviewer, a tutor, and a graphic designer who couldn't draw. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter. His website is MarcusSakey.com, or follow him on Facebook (Facebook.com/MarcusSakey) or Twitter, where he posts under the clever handle @MarcusSakey.
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Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 2 years ago
Source: Netgalley It had everything my little heart could desire. Geniuses, super-powers, intrigue, shoot’em-ups, a hint of the wanna-smooches, and a surprisingly gentle and solid relationship between a husband and his ex-wife that didn’t include a lust to get back together.Brilliance, first in th...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it 2 years ago
I've previously read some of Marcus Sakey's work, and while I enjoyed some of it, I wouldn't have willingly picked up Afterlife had the publicist not specifically asked me to. My expectations going into Afterlife were not high, but I figured I'd slog through it if necessary. It wasn't.Afterlife rais...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it 3 years ago
A quick fun read with with an interesting take on an alternate history story. The characters, with the exception of the MC, possibly could have used some fleshing out but this did not really detract from my enjoyment in reading this novel. Looking forward to reading the additional volumes in this s...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it 3 years ago
A quick fun read with with an interesting take on an alternate history story. The characters, with the exception of the MC, possibly could have used some fleshing out but this did not really detract from my enjoyment in reading this novel. Looking forward to reading the additional volumes in this s...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
It stayed exciting until the last page. The only thing is that there is a lot of violence which was really getting to me.
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