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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,741 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Douglas E. Richards Narrator: Peter Berkrot Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity. But what if this transcendent level of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania?

David Desh left the special forces after his team was brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one last mission: find Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius behind a bioterror plot that threatens millions. But when Desh learns that the plot is just the tip of the iceberg, he is thrust into a byzantine maze of deception and intrigue, and he becomes a key player in a deadly game he can’t begin to understand—a game that is certain to have a dramatic impact on the future course of human history.

WIRED is a smart thriller crammed with breakneck action, mind-expanding science, and intriguing concepts that listeners will be contemplating long after they’ve heard the last sentence.

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  • “A keep-you-up-all-night thriller. Intense action, mind-blowing concepts, and breathtaking twists. Enjoy the ride.”

    Boyd Morrison, author of The Vault

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Victor Tatarskii | 1/30/2014

    " Here is your ideal fast food techno thriller: easy and enjoyable to read, shallow, with 2d characters and the most stupid villain on mind-enhancing drugs you'll ever see. Also: fantasy molecular biology. But still I'll give it 3 stars, and maybe even would read the sequel, when I feel like I need morning subway reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mitzi | 1/29/2014

    " Luckily I had never seen this cheesy cover since I read this as an e-book. Definitely entertaining and I liked the concept, the writing and 2-D characters not so much. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Heidi Harvey | 1/24/2014

    " This book was awesome! Loved it from the minute I opened it. It makes you think about all the untapped capabilities of the human mind. Can't wait to read the sequel! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Agam Dua | 1/13/2014

    " I bought it for a dollar, would've paid three. Surprisingly pacy, enough twists to give you great value for money if all you're looking for is a quick side read. "

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About the Author
Author Douglas E. Richards

Douglas E. Richards is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Wired and its sequel, Amped. He has written numerous feature articles for the award-winning magazine National Geographic KIDS as well as for American Fencing magazine. Douglas has a master’s degree in molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He currently lives in San Diego with his family.