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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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Where state of the art computer hackers download information onto floppy disks and are easily identified by their calloused fingertips from all that keyboard pounding. The level of detail and knowledge in is book is brilliant. The crime had me hooked, and so did the characters, leaving me more than willing to keep turning the pages. He wore combat fatigues and, despite jeffedy overcast and misty rain, sunglasses.

The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver

They need someone on the level of Phate to help catch him, so Wyatt Gillette is brought in at the price of a laptop computer.

Some things should be left to rot. Jefery never want to give away plot detail which will ruin the reading experience for others, but I will state that this particular novel would be best understood by those with some familiarity with computers. Sandy was fifteen minutes late. The comment about a pianist having red fingers from fierce pounding of keys is just inane at best.

The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner. Der Kampf Hacker gegen Hacker beginnt! It is a good candidate for the cyber security canon, and I highly recommend it.

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April 13, by lvgaudet. What results is a hacker-on-hacker escalation where hackers try to one-up each other in a series of social engineering and hacking operations. This is a good story, a “page tuner” as they say and my major objections to fall in a couple of “small” areas. The writing style is fast paced clipped scenes, shallow character development with a concentration on action.


Virtually every character ghe now a cliche.

The Blue Nowhere Book Summary and Study Guide

Unable to match the killer’s skills, authorities recruit another programmer, convicted hacker, Wyatt Gillette to track down the killer, along with an Internet industry specialist, Patricia Nolan, who has motives of her own.

The only issue is that its not remotely correct. Denn obwohl die Beschreibung nach einem Superheld klingt, ist Gillette das ganz und gar nicht. The scenes were equally shallow, at times a little dopey, and didn’t add to any memorable aspect of the action; but then the distinct feeling was that they were not supposed to in this fast paced thriller.

The writing is straight forward, not complex, and should be acceptable to a wide audience. His code name is Phate — a sadistic computer hacker who infiltrates people’s computers, invades their lives, and with chilling precision lures them to their deaths. Probably my favorite Jeffrey Deaver Novel. Like nearly all the young men here for happy hour they were in casual slacks and tie-less dress shirts and wore the ubiquitous insignia of Silicon Valley—corporate identification badges on thin canvas lanyards around their necks.

LAPD temporarily frees Wyatt so that he can help them catch the killing hacker. For the cyber security history buffs in the crowd, Deaver provides a nice window into the hacking culture of the time.

She made a reservation at eight. However still this book is good for people who are interested in computer, hacking, and the internet because in my opinion, someone who is not much knowledgeable in the area might find a hard time following the story and picturing what are the characters especially Gilette are I’m labeling this under spoiler just in case. While personal taste is relative, for the reader it means a lot. 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 deceiving, and the most powerful can lose their wealth, their minds, their lives with a hacker’s touch of a button.


I’m not even sure if I’m going to finish reading it. Two expert hackers are at each other’s throats, literally, as one, Wyatt Gillette, assists the cops in identifying and tracking the other, a wizard known as Phate.

Gillette zealously attempts to trace Phate’s insidious computer virus back to its source. This is one of those books I picked up a few years ago at a Friends of the Library booksale. The Blue Nowhere is a cyber thriller set in the time of the Internet bubble of the s.

The Blue Nowhere: A Novel: Jeffery Deaver: : Books

Assolutamente no, ovvio, e devo dire che ne sono estremamente lieto, dato che si tratta del primo romanzo dell’autore che mi piace veramente pur non avendo i suddetti protagonisti. The police are after a hacker by the name of Phate who is hacking into people’s computers, finding out information about them and then killing them and deavver assistant Shawn.

Published May 9th by Coronet Books Hachette first published Deaver is known for twists at or near the end. Overall, this was an enjoyable read.

Oct 06, Mike the Paladin rated it really liked it. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.