The Kraken Project (Mass Market Paperbound)

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From celebrated Relic author Douglas Preston, Wyman Ford races to stop a rogue AI in The Kraken Project, a New York Times bestselling thriller "as chilling as it is provocative" (James Rollins)

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is designing a probe which will be dropped into the Kraken Mare, a methane sea on Titan, where it will embark on a journey of exploration. But things at Goddard go awry, and the AI program in the probe called "Dorothy" flees to the internet. Former CIA agent Wyman Ford is tapped to track down the software with the help of Dorothy's creator, Melissa Shepherd. As they trace Dorothy in cyberspace, they realize horrific experiences in the wasteland of the Internet have changed her--and they learn she's being pursued by a pair of Wall Street high-frequency traders who want to turn her into an algorithmic-trading slave-bot.

Traumatized and angry, Dorothy jumps out of the Internet into a child's toy robot to hide. But is she bent on doing good--or on wiping out the human race?

This edition of the book is the deluxe, tall rack mass market paperback.

About the Author


DOUGLAS PRESTON is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Impact, Tyrannosaur Canyon, and Blasphemy. With Lincoln Child, he co-wrote the famed Pendergast novels, including such #1 bestselling titles as Two Graves and White Fire, as well as Relic, which was named by NPR in a reader's poll as one of the 100 greatest thrillers ever written.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780765356987
ISBN-10: 0765356988
Publisher: Forge
Publication Date: March 31st, 2015
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Wyman Ford