Reviewed by Cheryl E. Rodriguez for Readers' Favorite
Craig Anderson’s Trojan will make your head spin and your heart pound. Mike Carter heads up a team of elite computer specialists known as Tempest. Tempest is an IT security firm, protecting prestigious clients and most of the three-letter government agencies. When Tempest discovers the FBI has been hacked, they go on high alert to discover the hacker. This hacker is good. This hacker is dangerous. This hacker is full of himself; he purposely leaves a marker luring them into his trap, his calling card - a horse’s head. Hello, Trojan. Damien, Tempest's best hacker sets a trap for Trojan, but it backfires, forcing Tempest to go completely offline. Trojan infiltrates their computers with ease, infecting their impenetrable security with a computer virus on steroids. Trojan knows exactly what they are doing, has eyes on their system, even hears their conversations - how is this possible? Trojan is a real challenge, a worthy opponent, who proves to be always one step ahead of them. He must be stopped!
Trojan puts the thrill into thriller. Craig Anderson doesn’t mess around; he wastes no time diving into the plot. From the very beginning, the intrigue bursts into action. This suspenseful novella is fast paced, making it a quick and entertaining read. The world of hacking comes alive, complete with hacker lingo! Time is of the essence, the cars are fast, the keystrokes are faster, and the hacks are depicted in pulsating speed. The characters are smart and crafty; some are borderline genius, which means they are on the edge of insanity. The government inter-agency wars are as malicious as the malware they are trying to defeat. The plot twists and turns, scattering the characters every which way. Who are the good guys, who are the bad? You won’t find out until the end. Trojan is both clever and engaging, so sit back, fasten your seat belt and hold on tight!