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Curse the day

O'Reilly, Judith2020
Books, Manuscripts
At a global tech gala hosted at the British Museum, scientist Tobias Hawke is due to unveil an astonishing breakthrough. His AI system appears to have reached consciousness, making Hawke the leading light in his field. But when terrorists storm the building, they don't just leave chaos in their wake. They seize Hawke's masterwork, sparking a chain reaction of explosive events which could end the world as we know it. Michael North, ex-assassin and spy-for-hire, must find the killers and recover the AI. But he can't do it alone. Hawke's wife, Esme, and teenage hacker, Fangfang, have their own reasons to help complete North's mission - and together they unravel a dark and deadly conspiracy which stretches right to the top of the British elite. Can North survive long enough to uncover the whole truth? Or is it already too late for humanity?
Main title:
Curse the day / Judith O'Reilly.
London : Head of Zeus, 2020.
415 pages ; 24 cm.
Series title:
9781788548946 (hbk)
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