Chain of Events

A Novel

by Fredrik T. Olsson

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  • 9780316335003
  • 9780316334990
THE EXPLOSIVE, APOCALYPTIC FIRST THRILLER BY THE AUTHOR OF Acts of Vanishing. The future of humankind rests in the hands of a disgraced military code-breaker and a journalist--his ex-wife.

William Sandberg, once a well-respected military cryptologist, is a ruined man. His career is in shambles, his marriage is over, and he's succumbed to a deep depression.

But William's talents haven't gone unnoticed. A nameless, top-secret organization abducts him and tasks him with a daunting mission: decode a message that will reveal the disastrous prophecies hidden in our DNA before it is too late.

Meanwhile, William's ex-wife Christina sets out to find him. She connects with an eccentric group at a mysterious chateau in the Alps, where the secret organization is plotting the destruction of humankind--unless the ex-lovers can reunite and put a stop to the plan.

A thrilling, globe-spanning novel about humanity on the verge of crisis, Chain of Events explodes and then reconfigures the ties that bind us to one another.


  • Little, Brown and Company; November 2014
  • ISBN: 9780316334990
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  • Title: Chain of Events
  • Author: Fredrik T. Olsson
  • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
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  • 9780316335003
  • 9780316334990

In The Press

"Olsson's debut, a world-in-peril thriller, gets high marks for developing an original concept and building suspense."—Publishers Weekly


About The Author

Born in 1969 outside Göteborg on the Swedish west coast, Fredrik T. Olsson spent most of his childhood writing, acting and producing plays. Refusing to grow up, this is pretty much what he has kept doing since. A full-time screenwriter for film and television since 1995, Fredrik has written scripts in genres ranging from comedy to thrillers, as well as developing, show running and head-writing original material for various Swedish networks. He is also a standup comedian and makes occasional contributions as a director.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780316335003
  • 9780316334990