Blind Spots: A Novel

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It began as an aberration but quickly became a worldwide pandemic, the blinding of every man, woman, and child. Despite the global affliction, scientists found a solution within a few years. A device dubbed a “vidder” brought vision along with other attributes to its prospective wearer. Marc Owens has emerged from the contagion a damaged man. He suffered the tragic loss of his wife and the actions he undertook as a police officer have tormented him over time. As he strives to move on with his life, the past will not let go so easily. A new relationship threatens to stagnate over his reluctance to have her move in and a commission wants his testimony over police actions that proved deadly. In addition to this, a murder has occurred which involves an invisible suspect and a doctor working on a possible cure for blindness.

Blind Spots” is a dark and hypnotic thriller by author Thomas Mullen(“Darktown”). Mullen paints a gloomy landscape, but the gravitas of the characters propels the plot compellingly. Mullen possesses the literary wherewithal to blend aspects of sci-fi and mystery while never subtracting an ounce of humanity and produces a terrific read.

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Author Thomas Mullen
Star Count 5/5
Format Trade
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Minotaur Books
Publish Date 20-Feb-2024
ISBN 9781250842763 Buy this Book
Issue May 2024
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller