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Marty Gladstone and TJ Gatwick, two software entrepreneurs, are in a race to be first to market with a new operating system. Influential journalist Erin Keliher can make or break either product but her loyalty shifts as she gets involved with one of the men. Then Erin becomes the reluctant conduit for a computer hacker, Doomsday, who has created a virtually unstoppable virus. Marty and TJ must put aside their differences and work together to stop "the Doomsday Virus" from taking down the country's entire financial infrastructure.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   stopping a saboteur/spy Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Search for technology?    -   computers

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   computer programmer Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Boston

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   electrical engineering Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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