Zero Day by, Mark Russinovich March 2011 Suspense Thriller
In his upcoming novel, ZERO DAY (Thomas Dunne Books, March 2011), Russinovich draws from his expert knowledge of cybersecurity to present an unsettling realistic scenario of a cyber-terrorist plot that threatens to annihilate modern society as we know it. After a series of major international computer failures, former government analyst Jeff Aiken suspects something more than coincidence is at hand. He begins to fear these incidents signal the threat of a more serious cyber-terrorist plot, and soon finds himself in a race against time to gain access to codes that will prevent an international disaster.
The Ghost Of A Flea by, John Brinling Murder/Mystery Romance July 2010
Time: 1975. Location: New York City.The novel is a romantic, suspenseful action thriller that tests the endurance and love of a man and a woman, and threatens the security of a great city. It is a tale of greed, passion and death centered on a painting of haunting beauty and mystifying significance. “The Ghost Of A Flea,” painted by William Blake 200 years ago.The murder of Roger’s musician friend, Gideon Whiting, turns Roger’s world up-side-down. His wife, Natalie, lies to him. His best friend, Ted, lies to him. His boss and U.S. Senate candidate, Charlie Holt, lies to him. And Lieutenant Tarrington, a homicide detective, is convinced Roger killed Gideon—but is Tarrington who he claims to be, or is he lying, too?Peggy Curtis, the blond bombshell who dropped into Roger’s life one snowy night after he left Gideon’s apartment, might be the only person who can unravel the Gordian knot facing Roger, yet she has serious credibility problems, and is the last person he would want to rely on with his life and freedom on the line.The drug cartel masterminding much of the chaos seeks an address book it thinks Roger took from Gideon. As their ruthless pursuit intensifies, the police learn of the book and join the chase. The problem is, Roger doesn’t have what they want and he must get it before they decide he is expendable.The book is replete with characters willing to do anything for money and power, and danger lurks in unexpected places. The unpredictable story line takes more twists and turns than a treacherous mountain road.In a climax not unlike the best of today’s action thrillers—Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, others—Roger and Peggy face-off against the surprise mastermind of the drug cartel in a fight to the death!(goodreads)