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Synopsis: Ex-SAS Major Peter Dallman is trying unsuccessfully to find peace in a Zen monastery when he receives an urgent request for help from an old friend, US Special Forces Colonel Jim Wolfe. Wolfe is concerned about his daughter, a woman known as Silver, who appears to have thrown up a brilliant executive career to become the dazzling mistress of David Ransome, head of the Cybernel Computer Corporation, and one of America’s most powerful and unscrupulous magnates. Dallman heads for the high society world of Palm Beach and is plunged into a nightmare of savage corporate infighting, sabotage and technology gone wild. This taut, visceral thriller hurtles from crisis to crisis through Florida and Coney Island to end in a thrilling finale in New York. Praise for Quicksilver A fascinating insight into computer crime... a thrilling read. The Observer Another winner from Norman Hartley. This time it’s computer crime in his sights. Can anyone feel safe? Philadelphia Bulletin A fascinating and intelligent look at computer crime. Skilfully plotted with exciting twists and turns as the heroine struggles to expose corporate wrongdoing in Florida and New York. The Toronto Globe and Mail Highlife, exotica and excitement’ The Guardian ‘Non-stop entertainment’ Booklist A beautiful computer expert caught in a vicious struggle between corporations. A heady mix of computer crime, violence and ingenious plotting. Houston Post As we look at the growing computerization of our society~ and see an equal growth in the variety of computer crimes – is it unreasonable to assume that gambits discussed in this fictitious account are unlikely? Think on it... it's hard to feel very secure these days. ACM - the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
About the Author:
Norman Hartley has spent most of his life writing and wandering the world, first as a freelance while selling beer in Africa, then as a Reuters correspondent, roving newspaper reporter and broadcaster and later as a BBC editor.
He has written three other thrillers, The Saxon Network, The Viking Process and Shadowplay. His work has been translated into twelve languages.
Publication Date: 1980
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0380514826I3N00
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Book Description Avon, 1980. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. We have 1.5 million books to choose from -- Ship within 24 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # 344164
Book Description Avon Books, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1980. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. First Paperback Printing. Brief summary of content available upon request by e-mail. Seller Inventory # 448593
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Book Description Avon Books, New York, 1980. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. This 4.25 x 7 softcover has 237 pages. Major Peter Dallman, retired terrorist-for-hire from Cyprus to Vietnam, is summoned from the peaceful retreat of a Zen monastery to act as bodyguard for his best friend's daughter. She is a golden girl named Silver, a brilliant computer expert who had become mistress to the most powerful computer magnate in the most powerful computer magnate in the world - in order to destroy him. Seller Inventory # md6131
Book Description Soft cover. AVON PAPERBACK 1980 FINE/UNREAD. Seller Inventory # RTICVOHA57
Book Description Avon, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1980. Paper Back. Condition: As New. As new unread, vintage paperback. An amazing buy from a literature professor. These books condition are amazing, many still have spray powder on the covers from the printers. Seller Inventory # CV1132FI
Book Description Avon, 1980. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0380514826
Book Description Avon, New York, 1980. Paperback. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Paperback First Edition. 239pp. Dazzling blue and silver metallic cover art not attributed. Unused as new book with minor shelfwear only. Internally no owner's marks, faintly toned pages. Retired terrorist-for-hire is summoned from the peaceful retreat of a Zen monastery to act as bodyguard for his best friend's daughter. (Crime Fiction, Thriller, Computer) 130g. Seller Inventory # C01071