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Warcross

Warcross
 

When a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths in this sci-fi thriller by #1 New York Times -bestselling author Lu, who conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all.

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ISBN 9780399547966
Barcode 9780399547966
Published 12 September 2017 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Y
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Lu, Marie
Series Warcross (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780399547966
ISBN-10 0399547967
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Y
Imprint G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication Date 12 September 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lu, Marie
Series Warcross (part: 1)
Category Adventure Stories
Teenage Romance
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 476g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Science fiction, Teenage girls, Bounty hunters, Computer crimes, Spies
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 749761

Description of this Book

From #1New York Timesbestselling author Marie Lu when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths. For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn t just a game it s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation. Convinced she s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire. In this sci-fi thriller, #1New York Timesbestselling author Marie Lu conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for Warcross: A vibrant, action-packed shot of adrenaline. Lu delivers characters with heart and determination, then sets them loose in a luminously conceived world of infinite possibility. --Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six of Crows Marie Lu's Warcross is unlike anything I've ever read--clever, smart, romantic--yet exploding with color, action, and unrelenting speed. I flew through this book--it's absolutely fantastic. --Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes Clear your schedule, because you won't stop reading Warcross until you're done. Addictive, fast-paced, and totally immersive, this book takes you from a futuristic Tokyo on a high-tech tour of incredible virtual worlds. Packed with danger, intrigue, and heart-pounding gameplay, set in a world built with an incredible eye for detail, Warcross is Marie Lu's best book yet. --Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author of Illuminae An immersive world that I didn't want to leave. Warcross is pure genius. I'm ready for the sequel! --Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Beautiful Creatures and author of The Lovely Reckless

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Author's Bio

Marie Lu is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Young Elites, as well as the blockbuster bestselling Legend series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles with her illustrator/author husband, Primo Gallanosa, and their dogs.

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