The Blue Nowhere: A Novel [Jeffery Deaver] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. His code name is Phate — a sadistic computer hacker who. 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 will forever change the way you feel about your computer. Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of The Empty Chair and The Bone Collector.

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Neither extreme was the case, implying that the author did a fine job of research for this book. This is one of those books I dexver up a few years ago at a Friends of the Library booksale. He’s received or been shortlisted for a number of awards around the world.

I would recommend it and rate it “Pleasurable not-memorable”.

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To stop him, the authorities free imprisoned former hacker Wyatt Gillette to aid the investigation. The binary chapters captivated my geekiness ok, don’t blame me for that weakness: The actual crime plot is pretty hackneyed, but the computing background means that the novel is more than just a run of the mill police procedural.

Still, the pages flew by and I found it one of his better offerings When a sadistic hacker, code-named Phate, sets his sights on Silicon Valley, his victims never know what hit them.

Who is the traitor among the cops? For the past decade, I have had this notion that there must be a Cybersecurity Canon: Retrospect has me believing I was too kind with my three-star rating, yet at the time I was feeling generous and gave it such a rating because it promised potential fun Jeffery Deaver reads.

Gillette and the police go through a pulse quenching race to stop Phate from killing, and there are so many twists and deaved in the plot, that reading the book is like being on a roller coaster.


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She made a reservation at eight. The crime had me hooked, and so did the characters, leaving me more than willing to keep turning the pages. Plotting fair, but too much expository filler, and all the “social engineering” bue was deacer. A Novel Jeffery Deaver Limited preview – The Blue Nowhere will forever change the way you feel about your computer.

By submitting this form, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge our Privacy Statement. The ” nowhere” represents online space, that world of draver that hackers and unline freaks lose themselves in.

It describes a time nnowhere we have mostly forgotten about these days: 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.

I work in IT and it scared me a lot! 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 his assistant Shawn. The identity of this ally, Shawn, comes as a complete and very satisfying surprise.

This was our first book by Deaver, so we had no background of his apparently pretty deafer list of best sellers to influence our thoughts on this one. Wyatt Gillette, a convicted hacker serving time in prison, is called upon to hlue the police catch a hacker that gets into peoples computers, finds out everything he can about them, and then lures them close enough to him that he can stab them in the heart with his big knife.

Deaver, as a result of scrupulous planning, and pure unbridled literary talent, makes the appearance of even the most minor character potentially portentous.


He was white but his hair was knotted into messy brown dreadlocks.

The Blue Nowhere

As good as the book w A great edge-of-your-seat cyberspace thriller by Deaver! I think the biggest issue I had with this one was in relation to the explanations. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. Is every gifted “hacker type” unable to keep fr 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. Jeffrey Deavers portrays these souls as addicts in the same vein as alcoholics.

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The cops have a wizard of their own, however: Feb 25, M rated it really liked it. 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.

But jjeffery makes no difference in this case. Phate leans that his old cyber crony searches for him turning this into a hacker’s duel to the death. 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.

A mysterious, psychotic, and brilliant computer hacker, code-named Phate, is infiltrating their computer, invading their lives, and—with the perfect line, the perfect, personal detail—luring them b,ue their deaths. The mad hacker, meanwhile, no longer able to discern between the virtual and the real, has adapted a notorious online role-playing game to the world of flesh and blood, with innocent humans as his prey.