Monday, September 2, 2019

Blog Tour Review: The Passengers by John Marrs



Title: The Passengers
Author: John Marrs
Series: Stand Alone
Genre: Thriller
Published By: Berkley (August 27, 2019)
Source: ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review


Book Description:
You're riding in your self-driving car when suddenly the doors lock, the route changes and you have lost all control. Then, a mysterious voice tells you, "You are going to die." 

Just as self-driving cars become the trusted, safer norm, eight people find themselves in this terrifying situation, including a faded TV star, a pregnant young woman, an abused wife fleeing her husband, an illegal immigrant, a husband and wife, and a suicidal man.

From cameras hidden in their cars, their panic is broadcast to millions of people around the world. But the public will show their true colors when they are asked, "Which of these people should we save?...And who should we kill first?" 






About the Author:



John Marrs is the author of The One, The Good Samaritan, When You Disappeared, Her Last Move and Welcome to Wherever You Are. 

A former freelance journalist based in London, England, he spent twenty-five years interviewing celebrities from the world of television, film and music for national newspapers and magazines until becoming a full-time author in 2018.

He has written for publications including the Guardian’s Guide and Guardian Online, Total Film, Huffington Post, Empire, Q, GT, the Independent, S Magazine and Company.

His books have been translated into twenty different languages and The One is soon to be a major new Netflix series.







A fast paced heart pounding thriller that will leave you on the edge of your seat as it takes you from one wicked twist and turn to another. The Passengers is a blend of  realism mixed with sci fi that we can all envision in the not too distant future which is what makes this so very believable, captivating and hard to put down.

If you are looking for something different that will get your mind turning, your heart pounding and at times, on the edge of your seat, this is definitely something you should consider picking up. 





18 comments:

  1. Hi, I loved this post, it was the most interesting. I really like to read, I will see if this novel is in Spain. I like your blog, do you want us to follow each other? let me know.

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    1. Thanks for your kind words and for stopping by!

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  2. This sounds like a scary idea being stuck like that! But it sure sounds like it would be a fantastic read!

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    1. It was a scary idea for sure and something that you could totally see happening, which made it all the worse!

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  3. OMG what a terrifying concept but it sounds fascinating. Is it in the near future?

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    1. Yes! Which seriously made it all the scarier!

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  4. Oh gosh. That is like my worst nightmare. I'm not sure why it's a fear I have, but I do. Glad it was a thrilling read!

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    1. It is one of the things that scare me the most about self driving cars for sure Nick! All the what ifs and hackers and...yikes!

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  5. I'm curious about this one. Invisible drivers of the future but also kinda terrifying. Lol.

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    1. It really was kind of terrifying to be honest.

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  6. Great post dear, so nice and interesting, love it!

    I just follow the blog ))

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  7. This sounds thrilling. Not my usual but I may have to check it out.

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    1. It really wasn't my usual either but it was fun!

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  8. I guess I should avoid cars that drives itself :). This sounds like it took you on a thrilling ride.

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    1. LOL I wouldn't blame you, I know I want to now after reading this!

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  9. I like that this story had your heart pounding and had you thinking. I could see why you were on the edge of your seat! This story sounds like it would make a great movie too. Wonderful Review Ali!

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

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    1. Oh I think you are right, I could totally see it being a movie!

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