John M. Green
- Title: The Trusted
- Author: John M. Green
- ISBN: 9781921997105
- Page: 121
- Format: Paperback
How far would you go to save the planet Would you destroy it Imagine a global depression caused, not by greed or stupidity, but by a secret band of brilliant and radical environmentalists, 9S, using cyber terror to slash the world s population and smash its resource hungry economy Members of 9S have spent ten years secretly infiltrating industry and government, workinHow far would you go to save the planet Would you destroy it Imagine a global depression caused, not by greed or stupidity, but by a secret band of brilliant and radical environmentalists, 9S, using cyber terror to slash the world s population and smash its resource hungry economy Members of 9S have spent ten years secretly infiltrating industry and government, working themselves into the most trusted jobs in the worldeepers ready to act.When the first global catastrophe erupts, the finger points at Australian born Dr Tori Swyft, a former 9S member recently forced out of the CIA Can the dark 9S conspiracy be stopped before it s too late They are the most trusted until they betray their trust.
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Interesting premise this. Take a devastating hit, albeit targeted, in the name of radical environmentalism to engineer a change for the good of the planet. Use sleeper agents who have worked their way into positions of influence and power over many years. Make it even more devastating by having the strikes occur in quick succession, stretching authorities to the limit. Make the targets as varied and unpredictable as possible.Because of the huge range of incidents the authorities are scrambling j [...]
‘Let justice be done, though the heavens fall.’Imagine: a group of brilliant sleeper agents who have spent ten years rising to trusted positions within key industry and government organisations. Imagine: a group convinced that extensive collateral damage is justified when engineering a change for the good of the planet. Imagine.‘I must be cruel to be kind. Thus bad begins and worse remains behind.’Dr Tori Swyft, accomplished surfer and with an engineering doctorate under her belt by age [...]
Written by successful Australian author John M. Green (Nowhere Man, Born To Run) The Trusted is a stand-alone novel introducing new character Dr. Tori Swyft. Tori is Australian, a surfer, and child prodigy earning a PhD at a young age, and is now ex-CIA. She ends up being recruited by an Organisation called SIS whose concept will blow your mind.The 'trusted' of the title are members of a group who have climbed the corporate ladders within their own unique fields of industry and specialty, and ea [...]
Actually this is more a 3.5 but GoodReads doesn't have the half point ranking system I wish it had. This new book is the perfect airport read - by that I mean pick it up at the airport, read it in the lounge, read it on the plane, read it when you get to your hotel. A night or two later, you've finished and it's been quite the ride. You read the final chapters much quicker as the fictional world around you descends into a race against time. Will the planet be saved or destroyed? I found it hard [...]
This book is so much better than the blurb! This is not a story about radical greenies chaining themselves to trees or stopping whaling ship. It's a thriller about well-educated, very patient and highly-placed individuals who intend to help the environment by wreaking havoc, on a global scale, to economies, transport systems and many other areas. Welcome to protesting in the digital age, you don't even need to leave your office to make your presence felt.
An ingenious, enlightening and thrilling read.
Just finished reading it. Amazingly good! Equal to thrillers written by Ludlum, Patterson, Grisham & others. Eagerly awaiting The Sequel.
Interesting premise and a ripping good yarn
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