THIS WEEK IN MAY

  1. Monday Jun 5 THRILLER WRITER TACKLES POWER GRID TAKEDOWN MONDAY, JUNE 5, 7 PM MARK ELSBERG will introduce his debut novel, Blackout, a million-copy bestseller and international sensation in Europe. When the lights go out across Europe, a former hacker and activist must find his way to safety in...
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THRILLER WRITER TACKLES POWER GRID TAKEDOWN

MONDAY, JUNE 5, 7 PM

MARK ELSBERG will introduce his debut novel, Blackout, a million-copy bestseller and international sensation in Europe. When the lights go out across Europe, a former hacker and activist must find his way to safety in the darkness, and, in tandem with a U.S. reporter, halt the attack before the entire continent falls apart. First the lights go out in Italy, then Sweden, then Germany, France, Austria, Belgium and Holland. Everywhere in Europe the electrical grid is collapsing. Who is behind it? How can it be stopped? When the crisis moves to America and beyond, the lives of millions are threatened and there’s only a certain amount of time before the situation is irreversible. Thriller writer Lee Child says the book is ..”Fast, tense, thrilling – and timely: Highly recommended.” We agree! SOURCEBOOKS

The novel illustrates modern society’s interdependencies and vulnerability, dramatizing the consequences of a week-long blackout caused by a hacker attack against European and U.S. power grids. Mark Elsberg is a sought-after dialog partner for industry and politics and a renowned speaker on these topics.

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