A Cursed Place

Peter Hanington


From the Chilean mines where they dig for raw materials that enable the tech revolution, to the streets of Hong Kong where anti-government protesters are fighting against the Chinese State, to the shiny research laboratories of Silicon Valley where personal data is being mined everyday – A Cursed Place is a gripping thriller set against the global forces that shape our times.


Crime & thriller > Fiction

ISBN: 9781529305241




The tech company Public Square believes in ‘doing well by doing good’.

It’s built a multi-billion dollar business on this philosophy and by getting to know what people want.

They know a lot. But who else can access all that information and what are they planning to do with it?

Radio reporter William Carver is an analogue man in a digital world.

He isn’t the most tech-savvy reporter, he’s definitely old school, but he needs to learn fast – the people he cares most about are in harm’s way.

A true page turner – highly recommended’ – Tortoise

A panoramic thriller…chockful of vivid characters’ – The Sunday Times

An intriguing, timely and unsettling new thriller’ – Sam Bourne

Catapults you from first word to last…pacy, sinister and timely read’ – Alan Judd

Another page-turner from a writer who can take you into gripping worlds, real and virtual’ – Mishal Husain

The dark world of private cyber-surveillance crackles off the page – full of jeopardy and suspense’ – Allan Little


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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm