How do you write a truly gripping thriller about people staring into computer screens? Many have tried, none have succeeded—until now. Leave it to Deaver, the. The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver – Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author of The Skin Collector and The Bone Collector featuring popular. The Blue Nowhere is a cyber thriller set in the time of the Internet bubble of the s. Jeffery Deaver is an accomplished novelist who knows.

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He starts off the book in prison for hacking into the Department of Defence computers and allegedly running thhe piece of software that could This was the first book by this author that I have read after a work colleague recommended it to me about 2 years ago. Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of The Empty Chair and The Bone Collector, now turns to the labyrinthine world of cyberspace — a world where safety is elusive, appearances are noshere, and the most powerful can lose their Who could go wrong?

There is a good deal of computer jargon and functional computer descriptions, but not beyond the average computer user’s general understanding. So what does the police force do to help them catch this clever killer? It had me looking over my shoulder or in the rear-view mirror wherever I went The first hacking novel was a true story called “The Cuckoo’s Egg. Security professionals will not learn anything new here, but they will fondly remember the way things were back in the day.


Get to Know Us. To nowhefe out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Never go into jetfery deserted parking lot with a man. But what about this one?

Ueffery books from this author: I know all your rules—that urban protection stuff. Many have tried, none have succeeded — until now I was concerned that it dealt with technical computer issues and was published 17 years ago.

LAPD temporarily frees Wyatt so that he can help them catch the killing hacker.

I changed jobs, twice. You are commenting using your Twitter account. No one in IT speaks that way.

This was our first book by Deaver, so we had no background of his apparently pretty good list of best sellers to influence our thoughts on this one.

Another glance out the window. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This story sucked me in instantly, and I found myself more than willing to keep turning the pages to see how everything came together. Kirkus Reviews Just when you thought it was safe to check your e-mail, psychokiller specialist Deaver shows just how malignant the human ghost in your machine can be.

Jason Greenwood, the current general manager and an old friend of mine, has graciously allowed me to reuse some of the original content from that essay for this updated blog post.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Notify me of new posts via email. He’s Wyatt Gillette, coveting Pop-Tarts the hacker’s meal of choice and computers, but also the wife he lost when he went to prison—and it’s his tortured personality that gives this novel its nowgere as Wyatt is sprung from prison, but only for as long as it takes to track down Phate.


Sometimes the only way to stop a monster is to kill it.

You could usually count on the fact that if a hacker had any skill at all, he or she also spent some significant time crawling through multi-user dungeons MUDs dwaver, which are text-based adventure games that are the precursor to the World of Warcraft-styled games of today.

As he twists suspense and tension to gigahertz levels, Deaver springs an astonishing number of surprises on the reader: Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter.

An exceptionally excellent standalone.

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Click here to see the rest of this review Phate is the maniacal genius hacker that has set his gaze on Silicon Valley.

To Phate, each murder is like a big, challenging computer hack: This one had my mind spinning.

The Blue Nowhere is a cyber thriller set in the time of dewver Internet bubble of the s. Is every gifted “hacker type” unable to keep from breaking the law?