Invasive : Zer0es

  • by Chuck Wendig
  • Narrated by Xe Sands
  • Series: Zer0es
  • 9 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Think Thomas Harris, Will Graham and Clarice Starling rolled into one and pitched on the knife's edge of a scenario that makes Jurassic Park look like a carnival ride. Another rip-roaring, deeply paranoid thriller about the reasons to fear the future." (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)
Hannah Stander is a consultant for the FBI - a futurist who helps the agency with cases that feature demonstrations of bleeding-edge technology. It's her job to help them identify unforeseen threats: hackers, AIs, genetic modification, anything that in the wrong hands could harm the homeland.
Hannah is in an airport, waiting to board a flight home to see her family, when she receives a call from Agent Hollis Copper. "I've got a cabin full of over a thousand dead bodies," he tells her. Whether those bodies are all human, he doesn't say.
What Hannah finds is a horrifying murder that points to the impossible - someone weaponizing the natural world in a most unnatural way. Discovering who - and why - will take her on a terrifying chase from the Arizona deserts to the secret island laboratory of a billionaire inventor/philanthropist. Hannah knows there are a million ways the world can end, but she just might be facing one she could never have predicted - a new threat both ancient and cutting-edge that could wipe humanity off the earth.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

ANT- anxiety!

Loved this story, filled with realistic science horrors!
Swarming ants in your pants and eating your skin off, ekk!

Not recommended for nighttime light reading..
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- Mags

Solid thriller

Where does Invasive rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Invasive definitely isn't the best audiobook I've listened to, but it's a solid thriller. The third act sort of drags on, but it held my interest even listening to it in a single 16 hour road trip session.


What did you like best about this story?

The descriptions were extremely detailed.


Did Xe Sands do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

In general, she did, but many of the male characters were hard to tell apart. I found that there were a number of sections that ended in a mumble that I couldn't quite understand.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It's extremely gory, but not gratuitously.


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- Ryan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-16-2016
  • Publisher: HarperAudio