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6.14.2014

Quantum Breach ~ Review

Quantum Breach
by Denver Acey

Quantum Breach opens with action as someone (we don't know who) is keeping track of Tanner Zane. And then it happens Tanner and his parents are taken hostage.  Tanner is being forced to use skills from his past.  A past that he thought was hidden and long forgotten.  But someone knows and they are going to force him to breach - hack a secret government lab.  And quantum computing's most powerful secret is at stake!

But with the lives of his parents at stake Tanner Zane has no choice but to do what his captors demand of him.  He knows these men will do anything to get him cooperate, but Tanner is willing to take a risk to thwart them.  And Tanner's old skills are about to play another role - one that his captors don't know he possesses. 

With unexpected twists and turns one is taken on a journey with Tanner as he faces his fears and uses his skills to trap his captors in their own game.  But the bigger question is will the man behind this group be discovered or will he get away with the misdeeds he is behind.

Fans of thrillers and suspense will be on the edge of their seats throughout.

I was provided a digital copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for my participation in this blog tour and for my honest review.
  

About  the Book:
Tanner Zane is an upstanding Mormon with a secret criminal past—extensive computer hacking. When kidnappers force him to breach a top-security government facility, Tanner engages in an intense game of intellectual cat-and-mouse with his captors. This thrilling tale will change the way you reveal information online!

About the Author:
Few people understand the terrifying, yet realistic threat of computer hacking like Denver Acey. Acey has spent his entire professional career in the information technology industry where he has witnessed and even thwarted actual cybercrime. From his top-secret job working for the US government to securing computer networks at Fortune 500 companies, Acey is personally familiar with hackers and their unscrupulous activities.
But over the years, Acey has become increasingly frustrated with Hollywood’s inaccurate portrayal of cybercrime. Hackers are more intelligent and more sophisticated than simple teenagers, who guzzle down Mountain Dew while playing video games. Cybercrime is a billion-dollar business that encompasses organized crime and foreign governments. For these elite hackers, the fruits of success are iconic trademarks, innovative patents, and government secrets.
Because of his unique background, Acey decided to write a book to dispel hacking myths while highlighting the tenacity of cybercriminals. Utilizing actual computer hacking concepts and scenarios that he has experienced firsthand, Acey illustrates  — in a simple way for even the non-techie to understand — how vulnerable we all are to cybercrime.