IS IT TOO LATE? (iMe Series Book 2)
by Jem Tugwell
Pub Date 4 Jun 2020
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iMe Series Book 2 (can be read as a standalone book) A near future technothriller.
In a breathtaking follow-up novel to ‘Proximity’, Serge says it’s the ultimate Augmented Reality game. He’s chosen his Ten carefully - the reckless, driven and strong. He tests them. Ten become Four.
DI Clive Lussac wants to fight the system that controls everything, but he’s ill and losing the people closest to him. In the middle of eco-protests, he’s lost four tourists.
As Clive’s world unravels, he and his partners DC Ava Miller and DS Zoe Jordan race to find the tourists and the true reason behind the game. It may already be too late.
A CONTROLLED POPULATION
The UK has embedded technology - iMe.
It knows where you are... all the time.
It controls what you eat.It has eradicated crime and made everyone healthy.
A DEVASTATED WORLD
The world is on the brink.
The Government talks but doesn’t act.
It thinks it’s safe.
TIME FOR CHANGE
Who will ignite it?
Who has the determination to see it through?
What will be sacrificed for the cause?
The People's Book Prize Finalist 2019-2020
‘A vision of the future that both chills and entertains.’ Jake Kerridge, Sunday Express Magazine
Picked in ‘4 of the best beach reads: Summer 2019’ - ‘A world that’s equal parts dystopic and utopic, that is exactly the world Jem Tugwell brings to life in his exhilarating and provocative debut crime thriller.’ Malestrom Magazine
‘A crime thriller with a deeply delicious twist...completely relatable and all the more chilling for it..’ NB Magazine
‘Very topical, terrifying, superb concept for a crime novel.’ Stav Sherez
‘Ingenious and highly plausible.' Claire McGowan
‘Darkly twisted… fantastically imaginative and gripping.’ Angela Clarke
‘A fantastic read…the technological element enhances the terror of the mystery’ The Crime Review