CITIZEN ZERO (Novel)
"It's like Philip K Dick wrote The Matrix!"
Author of Greaveburn
Set in a frighteningly familiar – yet subtly altered – world,
where AI has decimated jobs, authoritarian government is the norm, and security
trumps freedom, CITIZEN ZERO is a terrifying wake-up call from a burning tomorrow...
"Those people are no-hopers.”
“And what does that make me?”
In a bitterly divided nation where security trumps civil liberty, unemployed David is on the verge of sinking into the ‘Zeros’ – a destitute underclass numbering millions. But then JobNet's advanced virtual reality world offers him a gateway to a worthwhile future, and a chance to rejoin society.
But David is an unwitting pawn in a deadly conspiracy to topple the Government: he's the ideal carrier for an intelligent virus designed to shatter the system and set the Zeros free.
When the virus activates, chaos ensues and the Zeros rise. David is left trapped inside a corrupted reality. If it doesn't shatter his sanity, the secret he finds there will change everything...
Sometimes even a pawn can hold the balance of power.