Nikki Owen's debut thriller SUBJECT 375 to release in September

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Blackstone will release SUBJECT 375 in all formats on September 6, 2016

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“An engaging, exciting read from a writer who is always a step ahead of the reader’s expectations.” —David Mark, Sunday Times bestselling author of the McAvoy Series

Blackstone Publishing is proud to announce the U.S. release of SUBJECT 375: A NOVEL [Blackstone Publishing; September 6, 2016], a new thriller by Nikki Owen, which will be available in print, e-book, and audiobook formats.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Maria Martinez, finds herself in Goldmouth Prison, convicted of killing a priest. Maria has Asperger’s Syndrome, a very high IQ, an uncanny talent for remembering facts and dates, an incredible ability to decipher codes and connect patterns, and possesses a photographic memory. She finds herself alone and seemingly friendless in an English prison, far away from her home and family in Salamanca, Spain.

DNA evidence places Maria at the scene of the crime, yet she claims she is innocent. Then she begins to remember…A strange room. Strange people. Being watched. She has no memory of committing murder. Increasingly, Maria puts the evidence together that she is at the center of a conspiracy, involving MI5, called Project Callidus. It dawns on her that those she considered her closest friends and allies have been acting as her “handlers”, on behalf of The Project. Accused of being paranoid and delusional, Maria wonders who in prison she can trust and which warnings she should heed. She struggles to understand what Project Callidus is and the role she plays in this scheme, before it is too late.

As Maria gets closer to the truth, she is drawn into a web of international intrigue and must fight not only to clear her name, but to remain alive. As addictive as the Bourne novels, with a protagonist as original as The Bridge’s Saga Noren.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nikki Owen is an award-winning writer and columnist. Previously, Owen was a marketing consultant and University teaching fellow before turning to writing full time. As part of her degree, she studied at the acclaimed University of Salamanca - the same city where her protagonist of SUBJECT 375, Dr. Maria Martinez, hails from.

SUBJECT 375 is Owen’s debut novel - the first in a trilogy - and will be published in several languages. The trilogy has been optioned by NBC Universal Television for a TV series.

EARLY PRAISE
“The first taut, often terrifying installment of Nikki Owen’s Project trilogy.”
—BookPage

“Powerful and gripping —an adrenaline-filled thriller you won’t forget.”
—Sunday Times bestselling author Kimberley Chambers

“An engaging, exciting read from a writer who is always a step ahead of the reader’s expectations.”
—David Mark, Sunday Times bestselling author of the McAvoy Series

"A great conspiracy thriller and a mind-bending tale!"
—Booktime

Publication Information
Title: Subject 375: A NovelAuthor: Nikki Owen
Release Date: September 6, 2016
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Pages: 368
Audiobook Narrator: January LaVoy
For More Information visit: http://www.downpour.com/subject-375-nikki-owen
SAMPLE a chapter from SUBJECT 375 here: http://www.wattpad.com/293193929-subject-375-teaser
Digital arcs available for a limited time on NetGalley and Edelweiss

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