Chris Bruen

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 291 ratings

The Adversary Publisher's Summary

Former DOJ cybercrimes prosecutor Chris Bruen walks into a dark apartment in Amsterdam to confront a hacker known as Black Vector. The hacker has stolen the source code for the world’s most ubiquitous operating system, which powers everything from personal computers to the NSA’s data centers. This should have been a routine assignment for Bruen, but instead of obtaining a confession, Bruen finds the hacker’s dead body and uncovers a hidden flash drive that contains the code for a remarkably sophisticated computer virus known as Lurker.

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  • Book 1

    • The Adversary

    • Chris Bruen, Book 1
    • By: Reece Hirsch
    • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 173

    Former DOJ cybercrimes prosecutor Chris Bruen walks into a dark apartment in Amsterdam to confront a hacker known as Black Vector. The hacker has stolen the source code for the world’s most ubiquitous operating system, which powers everything from personal computers to the NSA’s data centers. This should have been a routine assignment for Bruen, but instead of obtaining a confession, Bruen finds the hacker’s dead body and uncovers a hidden flash drive that contains the code for a remarkably sophisticated computer virus known as Lurker.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pay close attention.

    • By Leslie Helgerson on 01-04-15

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 2

    • Intrusion

    • A Chris Bruen Novel, Book 2
    • By: Reece Hirsch
    • Narrated by: David deVries
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    When a powerful client summons him for a midnight meeting, lawyer Chris Bruen knows something is very wrong. Zapper, the world's most popular search engine, has been compromised, and its most valuable asset - search algorithms - stolen. The company suspects that this most recent instance in a wave of high-tech crimes originated in China, and that the government itself is behind the systematic theft of US intellectual property.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent follow up to The Adversary

    • By shelley on 12-11-14

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 3

    • Surveillance

    • A Chris Bruen Novel, Book 3
    • By: Reece Hirsch
    • Narrated by: David de Vries
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    When former computer-crimes prosecutor Chris Bruen and retired hacktivist Zoey Doucet open their San Francisco law firm, it's the best day of their professional lives. That is, until their first client walks through the door. Ian Ayres is an "ethical hacker" who was hired by a company to test the security of its online systems. On the job, he uncovered some highly classified information: the existence of a top-secret government surveillance agency and its Skeleton Key, a program that can break any form of encryption.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book from Reece!

    • By spmatl on 04-25-16

    Regular price: $10.49