YOU CAN’T ESCAPE THE CORPORATION!
In the year 2028, a massive online corporation called Everest will control our lives. It will also control everything we buy, including books, food, medical care, police protection, religion, political affiliations...Everything! When Senior Acquisitions editor, Tanya Teal, is fired from the last remaining NYC publishing house due to overwhelming competition from Everest's Cradle Direct Publishing service, she finds herself having to move back in with her parents in Upstate New York. Since she'll be hard pressed to ever find another editing job again, they persuade her to join the Everest Primary Program, which guarantees a living wage so long as she purchases Everest products exclusively.
But after rekindling her love affair with an old boyfriend, Tony Smart, who is a Cradle Direct Publishing bestseller, they drink a few too many and end up breaking the rules of the Primary Program. That bad move leads to their official Primary Termination and a horrific hunt on behalf of the Everest Police that begins inside Tanya's own Everest AI-monitored home and that leads up into the mountains and the home of the Everest Resistance. It also leads to a stunning revelation over the precise fate of terminated members—the prisons they are incarcerated in and the massive fulfillment centers where they are used as slave labor. Part cyberpunk adventure, part dystopian apocalyptic page-turner, part romantic suspense,
Primary Termination is Book I of an anticipated gripping three novel series that’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. From New York Times and USA Today bestselling Thriller Award winning author, Vincent Zandri, comes a new killer thriller that will keep you wanting more, and more.
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What the critics are saying: "A riveting story..oh, what a story it is: grisly, surprising, and page-turningly suspenseful. A terrific old-school thriller." --Booklist (starred review) ★★★★★
"Captures readers' attention from the opening scene...creates a story that is hard to tear away from once a reader is hooked."--BookPage ★★★★★
"ORCHARD GROVEis a classic slice of raw pulp noir, with all the traditional juicyingredients: a dangerous woman, a loutish husband, and a sap to comebetween them."--William Landay, New York Times bestselling author of DEFENDING JACOB ★★★★★
"ORCHARD GROVE is tightly crafted, smart, disturbing, elegantly complexthriller. It's utterly riveting. I dare you to start it and not keepreading." --M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author of THE REINCARNATIONIST ★★★★★
"Riveting...(a) chilling tale of obsessive love." --Publishers Weekly ★★★★★
"Gritty, fast-paced, lyrical and haunting." --Harlan Coben on THE INNOCENT ★★★★★
"Zandri demonstrates an uncanny knack for exposition, introducing newcharacters and narrative possibilities with the confidence of an oldpro...Zandri does a superb job creating interlocking puzzle pieces." --New York Post ★★★★★
"Readers will be held captive by prose that pounds as steadily as an elevated pulse...Vincent Zandri nails readers attention." --Boston Herald ★★★★★ "
The action never wanes." --Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ★★★★★
"Sensational...Masterful...Brilliant." --New York Post ★★★★★
"Gritty, fast-paced, lyrical and haunting." --Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Six Years ★★★★★
"Tough, stylish, heartbreaking." --Don Winslow, bestselling author of Savages ★★★★★
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