For years, computer scientists have been working on a single, massive project. It was said to be impossible. Humanity itself may hang in the balance, and a single corporation controls its fate Artificial intelligence is everywhere - in the cars we drive, in the appliances in our homes, and in the computers we use for work and pleasure. But this "intelligence" is lacking in one simple, yet major, way. It is not human.
When her company discovers a hidden message in the dreaming brains of her subjects, Dr. Amanda Meron unknowingly invites disaster onto her company. She enlists the help of some old friends to find out what the clues are pointing her toward, but they seem to be pointing her to one of the most remote places on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. When Harvey "Ben" Bennett gets a hint that the nefarious organization he's been searching for has turned up in Brazil, he and his girlfriend Juliette Richardson race to the jungle.
"the Amazon code"
When a bomb goes off at Yellowstone National Park, threatening the stability of the world's largest active volcano, the reclusive park ranger Harvey "Ben" Bennett is startled to realize that the blast itself wasn't the only threat: the bomb released a virus into the air, and the outbreak is beginning to infect and kill more and more people. Ben teams up with Juliette Richardson, a driven CDC agent working inside the newly-formed BTR (Biological Threat Research) team, to find the people behind the act of terrorism.
"An entertaining read."
Myers is a relic, cast out of society by a computer program that's far more efficient at managing and regulating human life than any human ever could be. The system is running everyone's life. It's quickly becoming smarter than humans, and it no longer has any need for leaders like Myers. There's a technological singularity coming, and only Myers knows how to stop it. The problem? He doesn't remember anything from the past 15 years. And now he's being hunted....
This omnibus box set includes three standalone thrillers that are a great introduction to Nick Thacker's other books. Combining sci/fi thrills with action/adventure, Thacker's books have been described as National Treasure meets Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park meets Leviathan Wakes. For fans of James Rollins, these books are perfect!
In 1791, two men began the planning layout of the original plans for the nation's capitol city. One is shunned and resigns in disgrace, and the other is all but forgotten. Years later, an original copy of the plans long thought to have been destroyed is found, with hastily marked notations by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. During the second World War, American military scientists discover some fascinating properties of the hydrogen atom and its link to an ancient mystical number. The exact findings are never published, but a national laboratory is built in 1943 to further their research in covert silence.
"Bounced around a lot , but a great deal of fun!"
Dorian is a vain programmer who just wants to be left alone to write his masterpiece. He's a jaded AI developer with a family who wants nothing to do with him, working for a stagnant tech company. In his spare time, he's also working on a secret project, combining the latest areas of research from his company into one forward-thinking prototype that he knows will change the world.
When Jen Adams' son is kidnapped and her boss is brutally murdered, she and her husband are thrown into a hunt to find out why. The mystery takes her and a team of soldiers and scientists deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean - to a research station lying under five miles of water one of the deepest oceanic trenches on the planet. The station has been abandoned for over thirty years, and no one knows what to expect when they get there
"Good for a thriller"
Adam is on the run, and time is running out. His family has been taken from him, and he's working to unravel the secret that someone is hiding from him. Don't miss this action-packed second episode of The Lucid.
"Takes a leap from today's headlines"
Sergeant is my first name, and it happens to be my rank as well. I was born into - and because of - this war...but that's another story. My particular interest in the military hovered near zero for most of my life, but like everyone else in my , we were drafted into service. There was never a time during the war that I didn't want to stay alive, either, so I fought. At first, I fought selfishly for my own life, and then for my squad and platoon, and finally for the individuals I served with. It was a circuitous route, and probably just a little self-centered, but it led me here.
"Short but doesn't sacrifice the message"
For fans of zombie fiction (who are tired of The Walking Dead) and fans of the Divergent, Hunger Games, and Maze Runner series who want a more grown-up story. From the authors who brought you the best-selling Citadel series and action-packed suspense thrillers... Adam Bolland, a manager at the Colorado Springs municipal water treatment facility, is only trying to enjoy his career, family, and life. But when things start changing around him, he isn't sure what's going on.