The Tomorrow Code by Brian Falkner

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THE END OF THE WORLD started quietly enough for Tane Williams and Rebecca Richards. . . .

Tane and Rebecca aren’t sure what to make of it—a sequence of 1s and 0s, the message looks like nothing more than a random collection of alternating digits. Working to decode it, however, Tane and Rebecca discover that the message contains lottery numbers . . . lottery numbers that win the next random draw! Suddenly Tane and Rebecca are rich, but who sent the numbers? And why? More messages follow, and slowly it becomes clear—the messages are being sent back in time from Tane and Rebecca’s future. Something there has gone horribly wrong, and it’s up to them to prevent it from happening. As they follow the messages’ cryptic instructions, Tane and Rebecca begin to suspect the worst—that the very survival of the human race may be at stake.


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About Brian Falkner

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A native New Zealander, BRIAN FALKNER now lives on the other side of the Tasman Sea, in Australia. To research the settings for The Assault, he camped in the Australian Outback, sleeping under the stars and visiting Uluru. Brian is also the author of The Tomorrow Code, Brain Jack, and The Project. Find him online at brianfalkner.com.
 
Published October 22, 2008 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 320 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As they decipher the clues and race to take the right steps to save lives, readers are swept into visions of ecological disaster and a planet fighting back.

Sep 01 2008 | Read Full Review of The Tomorrow Code

SF Signal

The matter of the trouble that messaging back into time can cause is mentioned a couple of times but then conveniently ignored (but then I’d argue that most time travel stories suffer from this.) I also had a little difficulty believing the children were able to operate without parental control ...

Aug 27 2009 | Read Full Review of The Tomorrow Code

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“The end of the world started quietly enough for Tane Williams and Rebecca Richards…” It’s with this rather disquieting opening that “The Tomorrow Code” begins.

Jan 16 2009 | Read Full Review of The Tomorrow Code

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