Mother of God

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9780743489935: Mother of God

A beautiful scientist at Oxford University, and a desperate killer in California - one stalking the other. On the internet...Tessa Lambert is gorgeous, young - and a genius. She has just created the first viable artificial intelligence programme. But her discovery is so controversial that she must keep it a secret even from her closest friends and colleagues. As her work grows daily more vital, Tessa's world begins to fall apart, and when her programme takes on its own completely malevolent existence, Tessa must make one last and absolutely terrifying connection...

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Previous thrillers about computers becoming supersmart and running wild have usually fallen flat because of a lack of plausibility and/or humanity. But British writer Ambrose has managed to avoid all the pitfalls in this truly terrifying story of what happens when a serial killer who uses the Internet to stalk his victims meets an amoral artificial intelligence program with a deadly learning curve. Since the murderer started his career with his own mother, the computer program (called Fred) thinks it only logical that he should now help Fred kill Tessa Lambert, the Oxford scientist who gave birth to him. Freud's remark about an angry baby being the most dangerous thing in the world takes on a frightening new dimension, as digital Fred and his human crony evade the best brains of law and science in their determined attempt to erase Tessa.

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David Ambrose read law at Oxford and has worked internationally in theatre, film and television. For more information, visit his official website on www.davidambrose.com

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