Blackout is an international hit that has sold over 1.7 million copies worldwide and has been published in 15 languages.
The vulnerability of our power grid is extremely topical, and the author is an expert
who has given a TedX talk on this subject.
9781492654414 | $26.99 | HC
P R E O R D E R N O W !
T O M O R R O W W I L L B E T O O L A T E .
When the lights go out one night, no one panics. Not yet. The lights always come back on soon, don’t they? Surely it’s a glitch, a storm, a malfunction. But something seems strange about this night.
T H I S I S N O A C C I D E N T .
Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electrical grids collapse. There is no power, anywhere.
T H I S I S N O A C T O F G O D .
A former hacker and activist, Piero Manzano investigates a possible cause of the disaster. The authorities don’t believe him, and he soon becomes the prime suspect himself. With the U.S. also at risk, Piero goes on the run with Lauren Shannon, a young American CNN reporter, desperate to uncover who is behind the attacks. After all, the power doesn’t just keep the lights on— it keeps us alive.
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