When hackers seize the world governments everything changed for all of humanity. A new sense of hope arrived in the streets and young people everywhere embraced the new world order. However, what appeared to be a new found freedom soon turned out to be a new tyranny far worse than anything they imagined. William Waltz formed part of the new elite that guarded the regime, that is, until the regime turned on him.
This is a fast paced thriller that takes place in cities such as Washington D.C, Pittsburgh, Boston, Houston, San Diego, San Francisco and more. A ruthless terrorist named Shabahh (The Phantom) has plotted and planned well in advance to ensure success in the destruction of the American infrastructure. By carefully planning to attack facilities that will ensure America's financial ruin, and to have the American public living in fear, Shabahh's success is almost certain. America responds by assigning their Super SASA Agent Carl Downey to chase Shabahh with a clear directive. Kill, capture or drive Shabahh out of the country. SASA is a Secret Anti Subversive Agency based in Fort Meade Maryland that has been given a Presidential/Congressional Mandate to enlist all policing authorities to follow their directives to stop the Master Terrorist Shabahh. The matching of wits between Carl Downey and Shabahh is unparalleled. To prevent much of the mayhem, carnage and destruction that Shabahh plots across the country creates challenges for SASA that only a SASA Agent with a mind like Carl Downey's is capable of keeping pace with. The twists , turns and clever escapes by Shabahh along with the brilliant detective work by Agent Carl Downey make for a fascinating story that can only lead to multiple surprises. You will be fascinated by Shabahh's plots, the use of particular explosives, the insight into evil internet sites, and overall cunning. This is a thriller not to be missed. It is a sequel to a previous book involving SASA and Carl Downey called Cyber Attack. This novel however stands on it's own and cleverly references briefly the previous novel but will not be necessary reading to enjoying this.
The New York Times bestselling author of such “high-tech dystopian thriller[s]”* as Neuromancer and Zero History presents his first novel since 2010.
Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural near-future America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she’s trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives, or tries to, on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. She made more as a combat scout in an online game, playing for a rich man, but she’s had to let the shooter games go.
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Randall H. Miller punches the Mark Landry series into high gear with Family Matters—a fast ride powered by the vivid characters established in his debut thriller, Wrong Town, an Amazon Top-10 Best Seller in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia. Five years ago, Mark Landry retired from an exceptional career in special operations and returned home to suburban Massachusetts with the hopes of starting a new life. He now balances his new role as husband and father with a position in the private security sector—a job that offers plenty of action and more money than he ever imagined. Life is good. That is, until a deadly encounter with mysterious Russian operators in downtown Boston sets off a chilling plot touched by Beltway powerbrokers, NSA cyber warriors, and some of the underworld’s deadliest assassins. With detective-wife Luci, trusted cyber-guru Kenny at his side, and a loyal family of operators under his command, Mark sees a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that could catapult him to a position of power and influence he never thought possible. But it comes with a steep price. To pull it off, he not only needs to harness all the manpower and cyber capabilities at his disposal—he must bet everything in a risky game of deception. Family Matters is a contemporary thriller with Cold War echoes, punctuated by character revelations that will leave the reader spellbound. If you enjoyed Wrong Town, intel suggests you will love Family Matters. Family Matters is the second book of the Mark Landry series. Randall H. Miller is the author of six books, including the Amazon Top 10 Best Selling Mark Landry series. He has a M.A. in Diplomacy (focused on International Terrorism) and a B.A. in Criminal Justice, both from Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college. A former soldier in the 82nd Airborne and 2nd Infantry Divisions, he researches and trains regularly in weapons and close-quarter-battle tactics alongside law enforcement and military operators. He lives in North Andover, Massachusetts.
There is money in cybercrime, yet the stakes are higher in cyberwar, where nation-states battle to cripple their foe's capacity to operate in the information age. In Cyber War I, Iran launches a six-day cyberwar against the West to level the playing field of technology powers.
Rob Warner feels he is at the end of his career. He knows he has a great job, but he's ready to retire. The work isn't as fun as when he was technical. Reluctantly, Rob finds himself in the middle of the action, and in a position to stop the pending destruction. If he's willing to sacrifice his career, jeopardize his retirement, and put his life in harm's way, then he can lead his team of security analysts and forensics experts to counter-attack and save his country from devolving back to the digital stone age.
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