Warcross

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150 ratings

Warcross Publisher's Summary

From number one New York Times best-selling author Marie Lu - when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths.

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. The obsession started 10 years ago, and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. To make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks in to the opening game of the international Warcross Championships - only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.

Convinced she's going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game's creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year's tournament in order to uncover a security problem...and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika's whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she's only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.

In this sci-fi thriller, number one New York Times best-selling author Marie Lu conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all.

©2017 Marie Lu (P)2017 Listening Library
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  • Book 1

    • Warcross

    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 943
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 876
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 878

    For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. The obsession started 10 years ago, and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Camile Souza on 10-17-17
    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 09-12-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 943 ratings

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Warcross

    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. When Emika hacks into Warcross, she is shocked when she gets a call from the game's creator with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year's tournament in order to uncover a security problem...and he wants Emika for the job.   

    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 09-20-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $19.62

  • Book 2

    • Wildcard

    • Warcross Series, Book 2
    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side. Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew. But Emika soon learns that Zero isn't all that he seems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Freaking amazing.

    • By Amanda M. Nelson on 10-06-18
    • Warcross Series, Book 2
    • By: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 09-18-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 206 ratings

    Regular price: $38.50