“There is no thriller writer today like Jeffery Deaver,” hails the San Jose Mercury News, and no other who so cunningly manipulates our deepest fears and vulnerabilities. This timely and “gripping high-tech page turner” (San Francisco Chronicle) of computer hacking is certain to shake you to the core and haunt your thoughts the next time you check your email.
His code name is Phate—a sadistic technological genius who infiltrates peoples computers, invades their lives, and with chilling precision lures them to their deaths. To stop him, the authorities free imprisoned former hacker Wyatt Gillette to aid their investigation. Teamed with old-school homicide detective Frank Bishop, the obsessive Gillette must combine their disparate talents to catch a brilliant and merciless killer hidden in “the blue nowhere” of cyberspace.
Tags: California, Thrillers, Mystery & Detective - General, Computer Hackers, Technological, Mystery Fiction, Literature-A To Z
Written by: Jeffery Deaver
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Pocket Star Books, 2001.