Cyber Suspense

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If you’re looking for an exciting read set in a digital landscape, try one of these technothrillers available from the JMRL catalog:

Copycat by Alex Lake – Sarah Havenant discovers a second Facebook profile in her name with photos of her friends, her husband, her kids, even photos taken inside her house. Whoever has set up the second profile has been waiting for Sarah to find it, and now that she has, her life will no longer be her own.

After On by Rob Reid – When a group of Silicon Valley engineers builds Phluttr, a social network with an erratic personality that has stored innumerable facts and messages, they must influence and control her before she does irreversible harm.

Cyberstorm by Matthew Mather – As the cyber world comes crashing down, an increasingly bizarre string of disasters occur around the world and, in an instant, New York is cut off from the world, becoming a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems.

Warcross by Marie Lu – A teen hacker and competitive bounty hunter who tracks down rule breakers of a wildly popular alternate-reality game accidentally glitches herself into a championship tournament, where she becomes an overnight sensation before being recruited as a spy for the game’s billionaire developer.

Zer0es by Chuck Wendig – Five iconoclastic hackers are recruited against their will to serve the U.S. government by working as cyberspies before discovering an NSA artificial intelligence program that is rapidly growing out of control.

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson – In 21st-century America, a teenaged computer hacker finds himself fighting a computer virus that battles virtual reality technology and a deadly drug that turns humans into zombies.

Predator by Terri Blackstock – Determined to catch her teenage sister’s murderer and bring him to justice, Krista Carmichael puts her own life on the line to bait the killer, a predator who stalks the online social network GrapeVyne.

Nexus by Ramez Naam – Kade Lane is a young scientist of the future who has found a way to make an experimental drug that allows humans to connect minds, to be introduced with apps that can expand human capabilities, as police, government forces, and criminals all vie with each other to gain control of the drug.

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