By James Strickland
Taking a look Glass is decided within the now not too far-off destiny, in a gritty, unrefined, shattered North the United States, torn aside by means of civil warfare and terrorism. Hackers and IT safety technicians struggle a distinct type of conflict in our on-line world, the worldwide community we all know at the present time because the web. A serial killer seems during this lethal online game of mouse, and the killer has came across how to use the community to arrive inside of his victim's brains, and use those brains as his weapon. dying is painful and rapid, and there's no security. "Shroud" is the net identify of Dr. Catherine Farro. She is a safety community crew chief for a wide retail corporation. Shroud is a paraplegic, yet within the realm of our on-line world, inside of a sensory deprivation tank and "jacked in" to the community, she is quick, nimble, and ruthless. She is self-described as "frosty" whilst she is busy bringing the struggle to the hackers. Shroud is simply starting her shift while the killer moves for the 1st time. She survives, yet her whole group is useless or lacking. She is exiled from her company assets whereas the corporate to which she has given rather a lot has grew to become opposed to her in a tempest of drawback administration. regardless of the stumbling blocks in her direction, she is bent on vengeance, and her look for the mysterious, nameless killer is fraught with peril and overwhelming odds.
Read Online or Download Looking Glass PDF
Best dystopia books
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER
nationwide booklet Critic's Circle Award Finalist
A ny instances outstanding Book
One of the easiest Books of the Year
The Boston Globe, The Christian technology video display, The Denver publish, The Kansas urban megastar, la occasions, manhattan, humans, Rocky Mountain information, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post
The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to turn into Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.
A father and his son stroll on my own via burned the United States. not anything strikes within the ravaged panorama shop the ash at the wind. it's chilly sufficient to crack stones, and whilst the snow falls it's grey. The sky is darkish. Their vacation spot is the coast, even if they don't recognize what, if something, awaits them there. they've got not anything; only a pistol to protect themselves opposed to the lawless bands that stalk the line, the garments they're donning, a cart of scavenged food—and each one other.
The street is the profoundly relocating tale of a trip. It boldly imagines a destiny within which no desire is still, yet within which the daddy and his son, "each the other's international entire," are sustained via love. extraordinary within the totality of its imaginative and prescient, it truly is an unflinching meditation at the worst and the easiest that we're able to: final destructiveness, determined tenacity, and the tenderness that retains humans alive within the face of overall devastation.
"In a global the place caffeine is sent in basic terms through terrorists and 1000-SPF sunscreen isn't strong enough, scientists lengthy for a discovery that would repair Earth to a greener kingdom. although, the International executive loves to imagine it has every thing lower than keep an eye on, specifically because it issues twenty to thirty new legislation on a daily basis to maintain its ingredients present.
Within the skies over Oakland, California, a DC-10 and a 747 are approximately to collide. yet within the some distance far-off destiny, a time go back and forth group is getting ready to grab the passengers, leaving prefabricated smoking our bodies at the back of for the rescue groups to discover. And in Washington D. C. , an air catastrophe investigator named Smith is set to get a cellphone name that would swap his existence.
An international that exists within the shadow of our own…
The exciting end to John Twelve Hawks's Fourth Realm trilogy, The Golden urban is filled with the knife-edge stress, exciting characters, and startling plot twists that made The visitor and The darkish River overseas hits.
John Twelve Hawks's past novels in regards to the mystical tourists and the Brethren, their ruthless enemies, generated a unprecedented following world wide. The Washington put up wrote that The vacationer “portrays an immense Brother with powers a ways past something Orwell might imagine…” and Publishers Weekly hailed the sequence as “a saga that's half A Wrinkle in Time, half The Matrix and half Kurosawa epic. ” net chat rooms and blogs have overflowed with hypothesis concerning the ultimate future of the richly imagined characters scuffling with an epic conflict underneath the outside of our smooth world.
In The Golden urban, Twelve Hawks promises the climax to his spellbinding epic. suffering to guard the legacy of his traveller father, Gabriel faces troubling new questions and incessant threats. His brother Michael, now firmly allied with the enemy, pursues his ambition to wrest energy from Nathan Boone, the calculating chief of the Brethren. And Maya, the Harlequin warrior pledged to guard Gabriel in any respect bills, is compelled to choose that would switch her lifestyles forever.
A riveting mix of high-tech mystery and fast paced experience, The Golden urban will pride Twelve Hawks's many enthusiasts and allure a brand new viewers to the total trilogy.
- Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, Book 1)
- Matched (Matched, Book 1)
- The Guardener's Tale
- Unwind (Unwind, Book 1)
- The Patron Saint of Plagues
- The Eleventh Plague
Extra resources for Looking Glass
An old-fashioned viral sneak attack isn't going to stop this customer for long, but I've got a trick up my sleeve. He won't know what hit him. He won't know he's been hit at all. He comes back three seconds later, with new encryption patterns, as expected. He connects right through the I-Link firewall where he did before and right into my trap, a nice little piece of ice I wrote called Ship-in-a-Bottle. The ice gives me a window inside and I can watch him. The intruder jacks into an environment that looks exactly like the I-Link inside net.
Com. Cover Artist: Timothy Lantz. com. Cover Designer: Kaitlin Porter. Flying Pen Press Science Fiction is an imprint of Flying Pen Press LLC 5491 E. Jewell Ave. com All Flying Pen Press titles, imprints, and distributed lines are available at special quantity discounts for bulk purchases for sales promotion, premiums, fund raising, educational or institutional use. Looking Glass story copyright ®©2007,2008 James R. Strickland Looking Glass compilation copyright ®©2007 Flying Pen Press LLC Sound and Fury cover art copyright ®©2006 Timothy Lantz All rights reserved.
And of course, you can order it in the more traditional format, that artifact of paper, glue, and ink, from a fine bookstore near you. How the story gets delivered to you is now distinct from the story itself, and you can choose the form that makes the most sense for the way you live. No matter what format you choose, though, or even if you’re reading this a hundred years from now, or a thousand years from now, with technology that doesn’t involve eyeballs or even neurons, this is a book. This is a story.