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  • Written by: Daniel Suarez
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

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Kill Decision

Written by: Daniel Suarez
Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
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The shocking techno-thriller that cements Daniel Suarez's status as the heir to Michael Crichton and Tom Clancy - a terrifying, breathtaking, and all-too-plausible vision of the world's near future.

Unmanned weaponized drones already exist: they're widely used by America in our war efforts in the Middle East. In Kill Decision, best-selling author Daniel Suarez takes that fact and the real science behind it one step further, with frightening results.

Linda McKinney is a myrmecologist, a scientist who studies the social structure of ants. Her academic career has left her entirely unprepared for the day her sophisticated research is conscripted by unknown forces to help run an unmanned - and thanks to her research, automated - drone army. Odin is the secretive Special Ops soldier with a unique insight into the faceless enemy who has begun to attack the American homeland with drones programmed to seek, identify, and execute targets without human intervention.

Together, McKinney and Odin must slow this advance long enough for the world to recognize its destructive power, because for thousands of years the "kill decision" during battle has remained in the hands of humans - and off-loading that responsibility to machines will bring unintended, possibly irreversible, consequences.

But as forces even McKinney and Odin don't understand begin to gather, and death rains down from above, it may already be too late to save humankind from destruction at the hands of our own technology.

©2012 Daniel Suarez (P)2012 Penguin Audio

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Fantastic!!

Great story! Great reading!! Helped passed my driving long distances! Cant wait for more,keep it coming!

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Fantastic and exciting audio book.

such an exciting book ☺️. I was listening every moment I could and anticipate reading hardcopy to relive the excitement!

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Starts Out Really Good

Starts out as really good science fiction, with some really great concepts on swarming and autonomous drone warfare, but then descends into a simple thriller novel. It might be worth the money for the first half

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