New York Times Bestselling author James Patterson has outdone himself in this one as he delivers an incredible, horrifying science fiction tale that has you on the edge-of-your-seat in the very beginning. A scary, chilling story about animals going insane as they escape their prison cages and become the masters, while all of mankind run for their lives. The animals want to get out and as they do, the thrilling nightmare begins with intense suspense on every page. The author takes the reader through a lion ambush in Africa as we are introduced to a young Biologist with a not-so-good reputation and that's only for starters in this bloody, suspenseful story made for the Big screen. Jackson Oz begins to dread and fill with fear as brutal attacks take over entire cities in terrifying violence. Chaos and destruction continue on the war between man and beast. This is a full-speed thrilling roller-coaster ride that has you hooked in the first chapter. Impressive, mesmerizing, and highly entertaining. Recommended for all thriller, science fiction, and fantasy lovers. One of Patterson's Best!
Publication Date:September 3, 2012
Once in a lifetime, a writer puts it all together. This is James Patterson's best book ever.
Total For 36 years, James Patterson has written unputdownable, pulse-racing novels. Now, he has written a book that surpasses all of them. ZOO is the thriller he was born to write.
All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the violence to come becomes terrifyingly clear.
With the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, Oz races to warn world leaders before it's too late. The attacks are growing in ferocity, cunning, and planning, and soon there will be no place left for humans to hide. With wildly inventive imagination and white-knuckle suspense that rivals Stephen King at his very best, James Patterson's ZOO is an epic, non-stop thrill-ride from "One of the best of the best." (TIME)
"When it comes to constructing a harrowing plot, author James Patterson can turn a screw all right."-- New York Daily News
About the Author
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past decade - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club and Detective Michael Bennett novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. He lives in Florida with his wife and son. James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books specifically for young readers. James has formed a partnership with the National Literacy Trust, an independent, UK-based charity that changes lives through literacy. In 2010, he was voted Author of the Year at the Children's Choice Book Awards in New York.