The Blue Nowhere

The Blue Nowhere

Book - 2001
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From the bestselling author of The Empty Chair comes the suspenseful story of a computer hacker--code-named PHATE--on a Silicon Valley killing spree. Hot on his trail are ex-hacker Wyatt Gillette and Frank Bristol, a grizzled homicide detective who's accustomed to using old-fashioned forensics to track his quarry.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001
ISBN: 9780684871271
0684871270
Characteristics: 426 p. ; 25 cm

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rahmmie
Dec 07, 2015

I really enjoyed this book. If you're into computers you will probably find something to appeal to you in it. Fast-paced, interesting plot, and a pretty good unexpected turn at the end

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DL7173
Mar 08, 2011

I like the author but can't relate to
cyberspace, so suggest patrons
read the description first.

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RazorSteel
Nov 01, 2006

Fans of Jeffery Deaver ? and those who haven't yet had the pleasure of enjoying his books ? will definitely add this novel to their "recommended reading" list. An excellent thriller that takes readers into the world of computers and the subculture known only to hackers (or krackers). Not at all techno-heavy ? anyone who's ever booted up a Mac or PC and run a program or cruised the Internet will be familiar with the computer jargon used in the novel. Of course, the book comes complete with all the twists and turns and unexpected outcomes that Deaver readers love in his books. But hurry ? like the technology it's based on, the book itself may become outdated: characters loading software to thwart a virus still use 3.5" floppy discs? no CD discs, 2G flashes or USB ports.

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