Cyber Attack

Cyber Attack

by Tim Washburn

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Washburn brings a new kind of terror."
—Marc Cameron

It begins with a computer malfunction. A 737 passenger jet drops from the sky from 34,000 feet. Then another. And another. At the same time, the unthinkable happens in our nuclear power plants. Water pumps fail. Nuclear cores melt. Untold millions could die . . .
With each passing hour, orchestrated cyber attacks unleash a massive wave of death and utter destruction. Chemical plants explode. Floodgates burst open. Power grids self-destruct. From Wall Street to Washington, the fear is going viral—and the panic could lead to the total annihilation of America.
Missiles and guns are useless. Generals and diplomats are powerless. America’s last hope lies with two specially trained FBI agents: Hank Goodnight and computer programmer Paige Randall, who must penetrate the darkest recesses of the web and infiltrate the twisted network of a faceless enemy. And dare to fight fire with fire—apocalypse be damned . . .
“Leaves you breathless.”—Marc Cameron, bestselling author of National Security and Day Zero
“Like a nuclear reactor, this story heats up fast!”—Anderson Harp, author of Retribution and Born of War

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786042524
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 11/27/2018
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 527,829
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Tim Washburn graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in Journalism and currently lives in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Cyber Attack 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous 5 months ago
Fun, action packed and easy to read
Anonymous 9 months ago
Enjoyed the storyline. Was looking for a more dramatic ending, but was good.
P-Lopez More than 1 year ago
Cyber Attack by Tim Washburn was a pretty decent book. It had a lot of heart-pounding action and the storyline was well thought out in regard to what could happen in a cyber attack. I did have trouble with some of the characters, especially the main FBI agent who had a habit of dropping the "g" in every "ing" word. It became distracting and sometimes threw me out of the story. Also, the main characters (Hank and Paige), while running around from state to state, didn't really do much to find the terrorists. I really wasn't invested much in what would happen to them. I did, however, really like the characters of Butler and Darnell who were at the Attica prison. The story was too neatly wrapped up with a rather unbelievable way on how the perpetrators were caught. Overall, the book kept my interest and I did enjoy it and the various characters and disasters of what could actually happen during an attack.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
held my attention
bookluvr35SL More than 1 year ago
What starts with one plane crash and Dulles Airport losing power, quickly escalates to a full-on cyber attack on the entire country. Nothing is safe... chemical plants, water supplies, the financial district, power grids, military bases, prisons...anywhere that is controlled by a wireless network can be hacked. This book terrified me, thinking how this could all really happen. It made me want to go off the grid forever. I could not put this book down. Like coming upon a horrifying accident that you just can't look away from, I think you will feel the same way. This is a must-read!