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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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Desperate, the head of the Computer Crimes Division bluw Wyatt Gillette, imprisoned on his own hacking charge, to aid the investigation.

There he learns intimate details about his intended victim and ultimately murders them. Secretive by necessity, nobody really knows what and who the McAllisters really are. If you know nothing about the internet World Wide Web or “cyberspace” or as its called herein, the “Blue Nowhere”, you will learn a lot; and most of it is at least plausible.

Review San Francisco Chronicle A gripping high-tech page turner. The review of this Book prepared by WebSiteAnubis. You won’t jefefry how to break into the Pentagon. Return to Book Page. On the anniversary of a major breakthrough in computers, a hacker who has lost touch with the real world kills innocents to the rules of a macabre fantasy game, the Knights of Access. A Novel Jeffery Deaver Limited preview – The killer, Phate, is a brilliant computer programmer – a wizard.

The one part of the plot which seems unlikely, if not impossible, is the program used by Phate to target the victims, which is named Trapdoor. Detective Frank Bishop takes over the investigation though he doesn’t have a vast knowledge of computers, he keeps Wyatt on the case despite fierce opposition.


I was on a Jeffery Deaver kick a few years ago and being unable to find an unread Lincoln Rhyme novel one of which later ended my blu reading of Mr.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. They know he has an agenda and their aim is to get to him before he kills again.

Detailed Review Summary of The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver

It’s an old business that has been in the family for generations. One of them is a killer while the other resides in prison. I mean, in real life I have no sympathy not “little sympathy” but no sympathy for people who think the rest of us exist to give them playthings and will gleefully have fun, fun, fun, digging through our lives and even ruining our lives And if anybody’s wondering where the title Blue Nowhere comes into play, it supposedly represents online space.

But you will get a sense of the allure of cyberspace. His real triumph, though, is to make the hacker world come alive in all its midnight, reality-cracking intensity.

The family farm is a front for what the McAllisters really do. Jesus, did everybody in Silicon Valley have money except her? It is interesting to compare this to other more recent cyber thrillers written by cyber experts who are writing their first novels, such as Richard A.

He is also tangentially associated with the TJX data breach of But the primary manhunt story line is good and Deaver gets the computing and hacking-culture details right. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

She noted the wall clock. Deaver has written numerous novels, several of which were made into movies or television specials. I 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.


Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In fact, I found myself desperately turning the pages, so sucked in that I was willing to finish this story in a single sitting. Every “cyber” word used is described in excrutiating detail.

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Besonders ins Herz geschlossen habe ich aber Wyatt Gillette, den Hacker. The novel was jefferj using an anonymous narrator and character dialog interspersed throughout the composition. Open Preview See a Problem? To view it, click here. An equally brilliant computer hacker and former role playing partner, “Valleyman”, one Wyatt Gillette is recruited by the police to help capture Phate in a contest of wits and guile.

The bureaucracy springs Gillette from prison and he becomes our main character with an entourage of police officers leading him in the contest against his rival hacker. The book blue nowhere: Jefery Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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The police know that the only way catch Phate is nowher play him at his own game. The Blue Nowhere is a cyber thriller written by an accomplished novelist about the hacking culture. Virtually every character is now a clich Ugh! The result was that i read this computer showdown thriller.

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.

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