State of Fear: A Novel (Paperback)

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New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton delivers another action-packed techo-thriller in State of Fear.

When a group of eco-terrorists engage in a global conspiracy to generate weather-related natural disasters, its up to environmental lawyer Peter Evans and his team to uncover the subterfuge.
From Tokyo to Los Angeles, from Antarctica to the Solomon Islands, Michael Crichton mixes cutting edge science and action-packed adventure, leading readers on an edge-of-your-seat ride while offering up a thought-provoking commentary on the issue of global warming. A deftly-crafted novel, in true Crichton style, State of Fear is an exciting, stunning tale that not only entertains and educates, but will make you think.

Praise For…

“Provocative and controversial. [Crichton] marries compelling subject matter with edge-of-your-seat storytelling.”

“In STATE OF FEAR, Michael Crichton delivers a lightning-paced technopolitical thriller...every bit as informative as it is entertaining.”

“Fascinating for how Crichton was trying to make the very absence of fear spooky.”

“There’s no one else like him…a fast, fun read.”

“This is definitely one for the Christmas list.”

“He imparts science while entertaining readers.”

“STATE OF FEAR is a valuable education in the guise of entertainment. Do yourself a favor and buy it.”

“The thrills of Crichton’s latest are interspersed with fascinating facts and data. Perhaps his most serious and important book yet.”

“STATE OF FEAR is Michael Crichton’s best.”

“Michael Crichton’s new book will appeal to your inner techie.”

“…this proves a pleasant way of learning a lot worth knowing.”

“…he understands science and how to separate fact from fiction. Impressive documentation.”

“Scary? You bet.”

“Crichton has written a book that deserves to be taken seriously.”

“The king of the techno-thriller has once again given us a gripping, action-packed yarn.”

“Crichton knows how to craft a tale, one that keeps the reader turning the pages.”

“STATE OF FEAR is replete with heart-pounding suspense.”

“You have to hand it to Michael Crichton; he knows how to tell a story.”

“STATE OF FEAR is an exciting yarn.”

“In STATE OF FEAR Crichton weaves a stunning fiction around the issue of global warming.”

“STATE OF FEAR grabs you from the start.”

“A deftly crafted action/adventure novel.”

“STATE OF FEAR is the world’s first page-turner that people will want to read in one gulp.”

“A gripping techno thriller that…spares no expense when it comes to adventure, suspense and, ultimately, satisfaction.”

“[A] snappy eco-thriller.”

“One of the real pleasures of Crichton’s books is their erudite polish.”

“For thriller fans, STATE OF FEAR is the perfect tonic for a weekend when you’re snowbound.”

“Cliffhanging action sequences.”

“Fast-faced and a fun read. A breath of fresh air.”

“Terrific fun.”

“A master. A connoisseur of catastrophe.”

“An exciting story…in the hands of a master story-teller like Crichton, it’s good entertainment.”

“Definitely page-turning.”

…Plenty of thrills, chills and spills. STATE OF FEAR is required reading.”

“[Crichton’s] expert manipulation of tension pays off in page-turning dividends. Cunningly orchestrated mayhem.”

“[Crichton’s] expert manipulation of tension pays off in page-turning dividends. Cunningly orchestrated mayhem.”

“Every bit as informative as it is entertaining. And it is very entertaining.”

“Very enjoyable.”
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062227218
ISBN-10: 0062227211
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: February 5th, 2013
Pages: 624
Language: English