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. Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver – Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of The Empty Chair and The Bone Collector, now turns to the labyrinthine world of.

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Blue Nowhere

They need someone on the level of Phate to help catch him, so Wyatt Gillette is brought in at the price nowhefe a laptop computer. Gillette and the police go through a pulse quenching race to stop Phate from killing, and there are so many twists and turns in the plot, that reading the book is like being on a roller coaster. She knows how to turn down men’s unwanted invitation s yet falls victim when Phate approached her using her own methods and tips meant for jefferg women to protect themselves eg.

This is essentially the same reason that a virus spread as deaaver email attachment is not activated unless the user or operating system is conned into executing opening the attachment – computers need a reason to run a piece of software.

But those would be women weaker than she.

Detailed Review Summary of The Blue Nowhere by Jeffery Deaver

Deaver as usual provides us with a convoluted but plausible storyline with plenty of plot twists and more than the occasional red herring dragged across our path.

Lara found xeaver absently fondling the can of pepper spray she kept in her purse. Lara looked toward it quickly, alarmed. At thirty-two, Lara Gibson was probably five years older than her two admirers.

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 obsessive reading of Mr. This may be a reflection of this book now being a bit dated — I think we can all agree, people are better educated in regards to technology than they were fifteen or so years ago — or it could just be that Jeffery Deaver jeffdry it was necessary to explain every single detail.

The ” nowhere” represents online space, that world of electrons that hackers and unline freaks lose themselves in. Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author jefferh The Empty Chair and The Bone Collector, now turns to the labyrinthine world of cyberspace — a world where safety is elusive, appearances are deceiving, jeffrey the most powerful can lose their The computer crimes unit tracking him are not so brilliant.


The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner.

The Blue Nowhere | Book by Jeffery Deaver | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

A man who can rip away the thin carapace protecting the secrets of your life – before ending it. With an obsession emblematic of hackers, Gillette fervently attempts to trace Phate’s insidious computer virus back to its source. Overlooking the flawed details of this incredible story, I did find it enjoyable and entertaining. 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.

Jul 07, Dawn rated it it was amazing.

It is a good candidate for the Cybersecurity Canon, and I highly recommend it. Jeffery Deaver’s story, set in California, sets out to dazzle and bewilder readers with all manner of cyber-clues and deceptions Deaver, as a result of scrupulous planning, and pure unbridled literary talent, makes the appearance of even the most minor character potentially portentous.

Jeffery Deaver Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of two collections of short stories and 29 internationally bestselling novels, including the latest James Bond novel Carte Blanche. Having finally got round to reading it, I found myself really enjoying it.

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There was so much we blud to watch unfold, so many elements to watch come together. Teamed with old-school homicide detective Frank Bishop, Gillette must combine their disparate talents to catc 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.

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The one part of the plot which seems unlikely, if not impossible, is the program used by Phate to reaver the victims, which is named Trapdoor. Simon and Schuster- Fiction – pages.

With an obsession emblematic of hackers, Gillette fervently attempts to trace Jecfery insidious computer virus back to its source. He’s Wyatt Gillette, coveting Veaver 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 heart as Wyatt is sprung from prison, but only for as long as it takes to track down Phate.


They enlist the help of Wyatt Earp — oops, Wyatt Gillette — bluue brilliant hacker currently in jail for having broken in to some defense department computers — to help them find Phate.

Feb 25, M rated it really liked it. Overall, this was an enjoyable read. From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest. Many have tried, none have succeeded—until now.

The cops have a wizard of their own, however: I put this square on the shelf with other novels about hackers that do not exaggerate the craft. Must redeem within nowhee days. Actually, it was a fun trip down memory lane bluue Deaver does a good job of cluing in the technically uninformed. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. For a non-techie, Deaver does a great job of explaining what a computer BIOS is, how hackers and crackers of all sorts had thick calluses on their fingertips b,ue of how much time they spent in front of their computers, and how hackers stash their tools of the trade all over the Internet so that they can quickly grab them from any location in the world.

Jul 02, Jerod rated it it was amazing. She was about to find the pay phone when she glanced up and jeffeery a young man enter the bar and wave at her. Pthe glossary helps in expanding my computer knowledge.

They walked to the trunk. In fact, I found myself desperately turning the pages, so sucked in that I was willing to finish this story in a single sitting.

To Phate, each murder is like a big, challenging computer hack: I find it ironic and creepy at the same time that the first murdered victim shown in book is Lara Gibson, which is dubbed jefferh a woman who really knows how to take care of herself in a big city. It seems to have been very thoroughly researched and believably written.