Script Kiddie (Assured Destruction #2)

Script Kiddie (Assured Destruction #2)

by Michael F Stewart

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Overview

“A fun, fast-paced thriller guaranteed to distract teens from Facebook ...”—Kirkus Reviews, on Assured Destruction Book #1.

Jan Rose no longer steals data from the old computers she recycles. She doesn't need to. As the newest member of the police department’s High Tech Crime Unit, the laptop of a murderer has landed on her desk. Her job: to profile and expose a killer.

But that’s not all.

A creep lurks in the shadows, stalking a friend, and Jan must stop him before the hunt turns deadly. The clock counts down for Jan to save her friend, her job, her boyfriend—maybe even her life.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045313827
Publisher: Michael F Stewart
Publication date: 06/18/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

Michael sees writing as a brilliant excuse to tramp across the world, and it has taken him abroad as a leader of Antarctic expeditions, crew of a tug boat on the Baltic Sea, paddling the Zambezi River, climbing in Sumatra, spelunking in Belize and, of course, singing inside the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid while lying in its rose-colored sarcophagus.Travel and a fascination with reading and religion spawned 24 Bones, which draws from Egyptian myth and is influenced by Jungian and Gnostic themes. Re-released in 2013.His second novel, a 2011 Epic Award Finalist, is closer to home but a setting no less exotic, the Alberta Tar Sands. A horror about a revenant prehistoric vampire titled THE SAND DRAGON.In 2012, HURAKAN launched: a Mayan themed thriller which pits the Maya against the MS-13 with a New York family stuck in the middle.In addition, a full length graphic novel THE TERMINALS is in production and has already been optioned for film and television.His four YA graphic novels for the Texty Award winning Boldprint series are published by Oxford University Press Canada.He's very excited to be publishing the Assured Destruction Series in 2013.In addition to his writing career, Michael is a four time world champion dragon boat athlete, father of four girls, and husband. He tries very hard to keep life an adventure both on and off the page.Michael is represented by Talcott Notch.

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Script Kiddie (Assured Destruction #2) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
sportzmomof5 More than 1 year ago
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review. This book is full of action and you find yourself engrossed from the very beginning.  The storyline is well developed and the characters are well written.  Janis has a full plate and you feel yourself cheering her on. As far as this being the second book it the series it is a standalone novel that is better than the first.  You can see the author has grown between books.  Looking forward to reading more from this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
fast paced, intriguing mysteries, well developed main character - a very fun read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This YA book is very good, even if it is impropable. This is book 2. I liked the first one also. It holds the readers interest and is entertaining. For ages 16 and up. AD
Jazzie More than 1 year ago
The beginning of Script Kiddie continues right after book one, Assured Destruction, Jan is given a chance to change and use her talents to help others. In the first few chapters also gives a brief recap of the events in the first book that led up to this second installment of the series. But, trouble seems to follow Jan no matter what she does. Although her heart is in the right place, trouble just seems to follow her. I definitely enjoyed this second book in the series. With the well developed characters and descriptive setting, Michael F. Stewart brought Jan's story to life. And, again, Michael has brought in another intriguing mystery that even Jan is powerless to avoid. Jan's curiosity and compassion to help her friends and family just keeps getting her into trouble. Even with all the mystery and suspense, Jan tries to live a normal teenage life. A definitely fun, thrilling and coming of age book that keep you guessing still.
MonicaFMF More than 1 year ago
Janus and crew have new adventures to face in episode 2 of Assured Destruction. In a sense episode 2 is just a continuation of episode 1. However, it could be read as a stand alone story. The narrative is well written with multiple interwoven mysteries and challenges. Characters continue to grow on their own and in their relationships. Overall, a touching read.
books4nana More than 1 year ago
Good YA Mystery  Script Kiddie by Michael F. Stewart I found Script Kiddie to be an interesting book. I particularly liked the way Stewart develops our young main character, Janus. I suspect teens could easily identify with her. She was sincere, yet misunderstood. She had tremendous pressure for a young person with a sick mom, an absentee dad and serious financial woes. Her responses to these were refreshingly real. We see her succeed in areas and fail in others. We see her mess up but then see her make efforts to amend. The plot is busy with several mysterys intertwining Janus' life. This keeps the book fast paced. All were related to computers as Janus was a tech geek - a script kiddie to be exact. I was concerned it would be filled with lengthy technical jargon but found it to read easily and enjoyed some insight into this world. I would recommend this book to teenagers and older. I received this e-book in exchange for an honest review.