Michael was born in Devon in 1961, but grew up in Yorkshire. He was educated at Millfield School in Somerset, and Merton College, Oxford, where he read History. After University, Michael joined Saudi International Bank, a part-Saudi, part-American owned bank based in London. He started off his career as a credit analyst, but then became a bond(…)
A Better World
Book Number 2 in the Brilliants Series.
The brilliants changed everything.
Since 1980, 1% of the world has been born with gifts we’d only dreamed of. The ability to sense a person’s most intimate secrets, or predict the stock market, or move virtually unseen. For thirty years the world has struggled with a growing divide between the exceptional . . . and the rest of us.
Now a terrorist network led by brilliants has crippled three cities. Supermarket shelves stand empty. 911 calls go unanswered. Fanatics are burning people alive.
Nick Cooper has always fought to make the world better for his children. As both a brilliant and an advisor to the President of the United States, he’s against everything the terrorists represent. But as America slides toward a devastating civil war, Cooper is forced to play a game he dares not lose–because his opponents have their own vision of a better world.
And to reach it, they’re willing to burn this one down.