The gripping bestselling global thriller for fans of Dave Eggers' THE CIRCLE and Channel Four's BLACK MIRRORS.
Welcome to the Freemee lifestyle app:
They can give you confidence, power, fame and all the friends in the world.
But what will they take in return?
For fans of BLACK MIRROR and Dave Eggers' THE CIRCLE
When a teenager is shot dead after chasing a criminal in the street, investigating journalist Cynthia Bonsant is led to the popular social media platform Freemee, a competitor to Facebook whose lifestyle app claims to give you everything you need to succeed in life.
But there is someone who warns against its evils: Zero, the world's most-wanted activist, known for exposing the toxic truths behind social media giants and their pursuit of total control.
As Cynthia gets closer to unravelling the evil mastermind behind the Freemee site, she herself becomes a target. But in this world of hidden cameras, data glasses and hyper-smart phones there is nowhere to hide . . .
Marc Elsberg is a former creative director in advertising. ZERO is his second thriller which was a bestseller in Germany where it was first published. Its terrifying scenario of the dangers of social media, surveillance and data theft is all too real. His first global thriller BLACKOUT was also published worldwide. Marc Elsberg lives in Vienna, Austria.