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Publisher Description

Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse creates a stunning, near-future world where technology and humanity clash in surprising ways. The result? The perfect summer blockbuster.

As he did in Robopocalypse, Daniel Wilson masterfully envisions a frightening near-future world. In Amped, people are implanted with a device that makes them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, and soon a set of laws is passed that restricts the abilities—and rights—of "amplified" humans. On the day that the Supreme Court passes the first of these laws, twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray joins the ranks of a new persecuted underclass known as "amps." Owen is forced to go on the run, desperate to reach an outpost in Oklahoma where, it is rumored, a group of the most enhanced amps may be about to change the world—or destroy it.

Once again, Daniel H. Wilson's background as a scientist serves him well in this technologically savvy thriller that delivers first-rate entertainment, as Wilson takes the "what if" question in entirely unexpected directions. Fans of Robopocalypse are sure to be delighted, and legions of new fans will want to get "amped" this summer.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
June 5
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

Instagramer 101 ,


A great book. Once you start you can't stop it only gets better as you read.

Seemonkey08 ,

Another possible future.

I'm beginning to think that Daniel Wilson is able to see into the future. Two books written in such a way that even a simple man would understand the complex technologies that are the focus of the stories. A great read for futurists.

MattMado ,

Great page turner

I'm not big into reviewing books, but this was a very good read. Would you get amped?

If you enjoyed this book you should also try Machine Man by Maxx Berry

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