The Warehouse: A Novel (Hardcover)

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Cloud isn’t just a place to work. It’s a place to live. And when you’re here, you’ll never want to leave.

“A thrilling story of corporate espionage at the highest level . . . and a powerful cautionary tale about technology, runaway capitalism, and the nightmare world we are making for ourselves.”—Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter

Film rights sold to Imagine Entertainment for director Ron Howard!

Paxton never thought he’d be working for Cloud, the giant tech company that’s eaten much of the American economy. Much less that he’d be moving into one of the company’s sprawling live-work facilities.

But compared to what’s left outside, Cloud’s bland chainstore life of gleaming entertainment halls, open-plan offices, and vast warehouses…well, it doesn’t seem so bad. It’s more than anyone else is offering. 

Zinnia never thought she’d be infiltrating Cloud. But now she’s undercover, inside the walls, risking it all to ferret out the company’s darkest secrets. And Paxton, with his ordinary little hopes and fears? He just might make the perfect pawn. If she can bear to sacrifice him.

As the truth about Cloud unfolds, Zinnia must gamble everything on a desperate scheme—one that risks both their lives, even as it forces Paxton to question everything about the world he’s so carefully assembled here.

Together, they’ll learn just how far the company will go…to make the world a better place.

Set in the confines of a corporate panopticon that’s at once brilliantly imagined and terrifyingly real, The Warehouse is a near-future thriller about what happens when Big Brother meets Big Business--and who will pay the ultimate price.

Advance praise for The Warehouse

“I loved The Warehouse, although and because it made my blood run cold. This is what our world could be by this time next year.”—S.J. Rozan, Edgar award-winning author of Paper Son
 
“An inventive, addictive, Crichton-esque, page-turning, near-future dystopian thriller.”—Paul Tremblay, Stoker award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghostsof Lock Every Door

About the Author


Rob Hart is the author of the Ash McKenna crime series and the short-story collection Take-Out. He also co-wrote Scott Free with James Patterson. He’s worked as a book publisher, a political reporter, and a communications director for a politician and was a commissioner for the city of New York. He lives on Staten Island with his wife and daughter.

Praise For…


“Taut, tense, and masterful. Every page presents a new set of chills that tells you in no uncertain terms: this is where we’re headed if we don’t correct our course.”—Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers
 
“Fast-paced and unputdownable, thrilling and ominous . . . terrifying object lesson of a story that will haunt you each time yo se a box on the front step.”—Delilah S. Dawson, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Phasma
 
“Witty, insightful, and masterfully told, The Warehouse is a riveting tale that reflects on the state of humanity and where we might be heading.”—Ashlee Vance, New York Times bestselling author Elon Musk
 
“Wildly imaginative yet frighteningly real.”—Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Lock Every Door
 
“A chilling and all-too-believable portrait of a not-so-far-off future where free will succumbs to big business.”—Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author of The Better Sister


Product Details
ISBN: 9781984823793
ISBN-10: 1984823795
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: August 20th, 2019
Pages: 368

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