"Schurter keeps his readers on the edge of their seats anticipating what twists or turns may unfold. A highly polished, well-written and intriguing book."
-Jennifer Weise, Pacific Book Review (5 Stars)
"..a captivating and fascinating sci-fi thriller with a futuristic feel. ..the plot takes readers into a world of espionage, hacking, and science fiction that will keepthem glued to the pages."
- Mamta Madhavan, Reader's Favorites (5 Stars)
"Dark Web Rising achieves the rare feat of hacking scenes written in a compelling, captivating way."
- Joseph S. Pete, Foreword Reviews (4 Stars)
"What a fantastic story! I am amazed at the talent of Eugene T. Schurter in writing this original, fast-paced and engaging sci-fi novel."
-The Serial Reader (4 Stars)
"Dark Web Rising is a thrilling and entertaining read that delivers a satisfying conclusion."
- Keitha Hart, RT Book Reviews
"...those with an interest in tech-based thrillers, traditional espionage stories and science fiction will find plenty of promising material here."
- BlueInk Review
From the Author
What's this book about? It's a scifi action-adventure set in the near future, centered on a group of young adults who long for a better life. They desire sweeping societal changes but like the rest of us, it's just talk. Well, it is until Stewart runs smack-dab into the hornet's nest when he hacks a secret government agency sending him, and his friends, on a mad scramble to avoid the agents chasing them.
Like consequences do, these sequences of events leads them into the midst of a multi-decade conspiracy with its own power-broker (Daddy Warbucks) who, unbeknownst to them, has been setting the stage for the ultimate gambit - stealing the first planetary colonization Starship (Genesis II).
This first book in the series is intended to be fun, fast, and engaging without drilling deeply into speculative science fiction. However, it is setting the stage to do just that in Genesis II.
The book and the series are an expression of my dissatisfaction with many things I see every day of my life. There is a better way. We can rise above our base instincts. The future is as bright as we want it to be...
All we have to do is stand up and make it that way.