Quantum by Patricia Cornwell audiobook

Quantum: A Thriller

By Patricia Cornwell
Read by January LaVoy

Brilliance Audio 9781542094061

The Captain Chase Novels: Book 1

10.42 Hours Unabridged
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International bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers pulse-pounding thrills in the first book in a series featuring a brilliant and unusual new heroine, cutting-edge cybertechnology, and stakes that are astronomically high. On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences. As it turns out, the danger is worse than she thought. A spatter of dried blood, a missing security badge, a suspicious suicide—a series of disturbing clues point to Calli’s twin sister, Carme, who’s been MIA for days. Desperate to halt the countdown to disaster and to clear her sister’s name, Captain Chase digs deep into her vast cyber security knowledge and her painful past, probing for answers to her twin’s erratic conduct. As time is running out, she realizes that failure means catastrophe—not just for the space program but for the safety of the whole nation. Brilliantly crafted, gripping, and smart, Patricia Cornwell’s cliffhanger ending will keep readers wondering what’s next for Captain Calli Chase.

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Summary

Summary

USA Today bestseller

A #1 Amazon.com bestseller in Crime Action and Adventure

Wall Street Journal bestseller

Washington Post bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

International bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers pulse-pounding thrills in the first book in a series featuring a brilliant and unusual new heroine, cutting-edge cybertechnology, and stakes that are astronomically high.

On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government shutdown could provide the perfect cover for sabotage, with deadly consequences.

As it turns out, the danger is worse than she thought. A spatter of dried blood, a missing security badge, a suspicious suicide—a series of disturbing clues point to Calli’s twin sister, Carme, who’s been MIA for days.

Desperate to halt the countdown to disaster and to clear her sister’s name, Captain Chase digs deep into her vast cyber security knowledge and her painful past, probing for answers to her twin’s erratic conduct. As time is running out, she realizes that failure means catastrophe—not just for the space program but for the safety of the whole nation.

Brilliantly crafted, gripping, and smart, Patricia Cornwell’s cliffhanger ending will keep readers wondering what’s next for Captain Calli Chase.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thriller fans are in for a treat as narrator January LaVoy…delivers this heart-pounding story using a combination of emotionally even tones, chaotic thoughts, and increasingly tense comments. Lacing events with tension, she imbues all the characters with their own mystery and self-confidence. LaVoy is a vocal shape-shifter gliding between fluid narrative; the staccato, gravelly voice of Calli’s sister, Fran, a police officer; gruff male characters; and Calli’s increasing paranoia…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Patricia Cornwell

Author Bio: Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Kay Scarpetta series. Her bestsellers include Dust, The Bone Bed, Red Mist, and Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper—Case Closed. Her earlier works include Postmortem—the only novel to win five major crime awards in a single year—and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain’s prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel. Dr. Kay Scarpetta was awarded the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author. Patricia Cornwell lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Details

Details

Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 10.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English