‘A big, breathless tale of nonstop suspense’ The New York Times
‘Simply one of the best suspense novels I’ve read in a long time’ David Baldacci
‘An all too plausible disaster for the world we live in. Great nail-biting stuff’ Robert Goddard
‘The plot twists and turns like a python in a sack… Visceral, gritty and cinematic’ The Times
The astonishing story of one man’s breakneck race against time to save America from oblivion.
A YOUNG WOMAN MURDERED. All of her identifying characteristics dissolved by acid.
A FATHER PUBLICLY BEHEADED. Killed in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square.
A SYRIAN BIOTECH EXPERT FOUND EYELESS. Dumped in a Damascus junkyard.
SMOULDERING HUMAN REMAINS. Abandoned on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan.
PILGRIM. The codename for a man who doesn’t exist. A man who must return from obscurity. The only man who can uncover a flawless plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity.
The much-anticipated, heart-racing new thriller from Terry Hayes, THE YEAR OF THE LOCUST, is available for pre-order now.
Praise for Terry Hayes
‘Clever and compulsive’ Sunday Mirror
‘Huge ambition and even huger talent’ Stav Sherez
‘Compelling and wildly inventive storytelling’ Chris Ewan
‘Hayes brings well-refined storytelling chops to the enterprise’ Kirkus