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Kindle Dystopian Future eBook set: Brilliance Trilogy (Books 1-3) by Marcus Sakey - $3.50 - Amazon

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Amazon has the Brilliance Trilogy by Marcus Sakey on sale for $3.50. All 3 books are included and No Rush Shipping credits apply
This is an insanely slick deal on an amazing series - if you like Brandon Sanderson, Hugh Howey, Peter Cline, Blake Crouch or other similar contemporary sci-fi authors, this series is a no brainer. And, unlike many ambitious series, this ending is wholly satisfying.

If you like near future dystopian fiction, for the love of Bradbury, get this series! I cannot recommend it more emphatically

Book 1 Amazon customer reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars in 3,565 reviews
Book 2 Amazon customer reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,601 reviews
Book 3 Amazon customer reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,329 reviews

Book 1 Reviews:
"Brilliance will make you happy from start to finish." —Entertainment Weekly"

Simply put, Marcus Sakey's Brilliance saga is awesome." —Kirkus
"Perfectly titled, this tour-de-force has it all—a credible protagonist, a riveting plot, and enough philosophical questions for a roomful of Jesuits." —Cleveland Plain-Dealer
"At once mystery, thriller, family saga, and romance...The plot takes many unpredictable twists, the characters are multidimensional, the world quite believable, and the social/political commentary pointed and often chilling." —Chicago Tribune
"A tightly plotted thriller with classic questions beating in its geeky heart." —NPR

"Sakey paints a near future too close for comfort in this stunning thriller." —Publishers Weekly

"Sakey's premise is utterly compelling; no committed thriller aficionado will be able to set the book down. Brilliance is disturbing—and brilliant." —Booklist, Starred Review

"One of the finest thrillers I have ever read. A masterpiece." —Crimespree Magazine

"Brilliant." —Chicago Sun-Times

Book 2 Reviews
"Holds the reader in thrall until the final crack of an unthinkable doom—then offers more. Cooper's fight demonstrates the importance of decency, principle, and love in a world where politicians' promises of 'protection' lead to the bitterest enslavement." —Publishers Weekly
"A decidedly adult, disturbingly feasible spin to the dystopian future trend overtaking literature." —Chicago Sun-Times
"An allegory of America devouring its own…A first-rate actioner forever pulsing forward, told in vivid, even poetic prose." —Booklist
"Triumphant...Reads like a more gut-punching X-Men story told from a different perspective...Full of moments that will leave you gasping." —

"Sakey is an absolute master of the suspense novel...The book moves with the speed of a cheetah on cocaine...One of the best books I have read this year." —Crimespree Magazine
"A Better World shines." —Toledo Blade

Book 3 Reviews
"Beginning with Brilliance and A Better World, and culminating in the pitch-perfect trilogy-finisher, Written in Fire, Marcus Sakey has created an astonishing achievement—a portrait of our world five minutes into the future. It's a world exploding with technology and innovation, but imploding with the same fear and paranoia that threatens to destroy our world: fear of those who are different. What message could be more profound? These books are all thriller, with a perfect dusting of science fiction and social commentary, all underpinned with Sakey's trademark gorgeous prose. For my money, this trilogy is one of the great works of commercial fiction ever put to page. Epic, compulsively readable, and thought-provoking to the very last sentence." —Blake Crouch, bestselling author of the Wayward Pines Series

"The searing conclusion to Sakey's Brilliance trilogy...raises important questions about such matters as patriotism, self-sacrifice, conflicting loyalties, and parental devotion." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Sakey brings his cinematic series to a ferocious close, capping off a three-book experiment in futuristic violence, societal catastrophe, and hyperkinetic storytelling…A bombastic final entry that combines larger-than-life futurism with convincing ultraviolence to deliver a satisfying, open-ended finale." —Kirkus Reviews
"Sakey can flat-out write." —Don Winslow

"Sakey transcends the spoon-fed dystopia of young adult epics such as The Hunger Games with thoughtful allusions to such contemporary issues as the mistreatment of minorities, global warming, government corruption and genetic engineering—and just the right undercurrent of satire." —Chicago Tribune
"Written in Fire is so wildly imaginative in evoking its own new world order that I feel like those lucky few critics who received advance copies of The Lord of the Rings back in the 1950s. Terrifying in its treatment and relentless in exploring the dark underbelly of society, this is reading entertainment that borders on the classic." —Providence Journal
"Sakey proves himself as a master, once again. This time taking his skills as a mystery writer and weaving them together with themes of evolution and societal tension, creating something all together unique and impossible to put down. When the battle is done, Sakey leaves you satisfied, but still wanting more in the world of the Brilliance trilogy. If that's not the sign of a perfect trio of books, I don't know what is." —Crimespree Magazine
"One of the most satisfying conclusions to a thriller that I've read in quite some time." —Toledo Blade
"With the three volumes comprising his outstanding series The Brilliance Trilogy, author Marcus Sakey has established himself as a gifted and original storyteller, and a truly exceptionally action/adventure novelist." —Midwest Book Review
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