The Throwaway (Hardcover)

A Thriller

By Michael Moreci

Forge Books, 9781250065018, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 19, 2018

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Description

THROWAWAY [throh-uh-wey] – Noun - An agent who is considered expendable.

Mark Strain had it all: beautiful wife, a baby on the way, and a skyrocketing career as a D.C. lobbyist. But when Mark is violently abducted from his home by masked men, everything he knows is turned upside down.

They say Mark committed treason. They say he's a traitor to the United States.

They say he's a spy.



About the Author

MICHAEL MORECI is a novelist and author of comic books, who was recently named in Newcity Lit's "Lit 50: Who Really Books in Chicago 2018." His comics include the critically acclaimed sci-fi trilogy Roche Limit and the military horror drama Burning Fields. He's also written Suicide Squad for DC, Planet of the Apes for Boom!, and his other original titles include Curse, Hoax Hunters, ReincarNATE, and Black Hole Repo. As a novelist, Michael is the author of Spy Swap, an espionage thriller for Tor/Forge. He lives in Chicago with his wife, two sons, and dog.


Praise For The Throwaway: A Thriller

"Michael Moreci bursts on the scene with an adrenaline-fueled thriller coupling high stakes international intrigue with a gripping domestic storyline. The pages fly by as if on autopilot--an absolute must-read!" —Ward Larsen, USA Today bestselling author of Assassin's Run

"Timely, evocative and vibrantly of-the-moment." —Alex Segura, author of Silent City

"A great debut espionage tale from Michael Moreci." —Mark Henshaw, author of the Red Cell series

"Moreci balances character with plot very well."— LA Times on Black Star Renegades

"Michael Moreci has written a story that feels both classic and contemporary. The Throwaway hits close to home in our current climate. Maybe too close . . ." —Alex Tse, screenwriter of Watchmen

“Michael Moreci has created a relentless, timely, edge-of-your-seat thriller. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.” —Jay Faerber, author of Noble Causes

"The high-speed cinematic narrative will leave the reader breathless." —Publishers Weekly

"A fast-moving, entertaining read." —Booklist