SLVIA . . . decades ago, an AI program escaped the NSA Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, and has never been re-captured . . . true story.
Derek Taylor, fugitive hacker and contractor to the National Security Agency is living under the name of a murdered best friend, hiding from powers who still want him dead. Taylor’s ties to a terrorist hacker group called SNO leave him open to investigation by Lt. Jennifer Scott, the daughter of a Joint Chief—a woman determined to go to any lengths to prove her worth.
But when a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) internet virus threatens national security, SLVIA warns Taylor the fifth seal of end time prophecy has broken. This unexpected assault soon forces an autocratic US President to deploy a defective AI weapon. Now, Taylor and Lt. Scott must join forces across three continents to stop the evil AI virus from crippling America or destroying SLVIA before an apocalypse swarms over Jerusalem.
Combining conspiracies, cyber espionage, and advanced weapons, Swarm reveals what happens when AI singularity and prophecy collide to shake the world at its very foundations.
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The Curse of Cortes
In 1671, Henry Morgan raided the richest storehouse in the New World, Panama City. Morgan took 600 slaves for ransom, and over 30 tons of plunder worth $1 billion, and then cheated his men. Three ships with 450 souls, and nearly the entire plunder vanished. Morgan alone returned to Port Royale to live in drunken debauchery, and burn his log books to keep the world from learning the horrific truth.
Over three hundred years later, Sophia Martinez discovers odd relics hidden under the 200-year Isla Roatan family home that open a legacy of death, disappearance and dementia. The mystery centers on a bloody log book written by an insane Inquisition executioner named Cortes, and a 13,000 year old obsidian dagger. With a psychopath seeking the epoch prophecies of Chilam Balaam in pursuit, Sophia seeks the help of lost relatives who must decode the demented clues of a lost sacred pilgrimage to the true origins of the Mayan creation myth. Trapped with the malevolent catacombs, Sophia must solve the enigma or vanish without a trace while countless perish on live television.
Cortes Beta Reader Reviews
I read it twice and both times I was at the edge of my seat to see what happened next.
Gay Walley (writing teacher and professional editor)
I started your book before Christmas, and couldn't put it down for about four days straight! Beautifully written. Perfect ending.
It has everything - action, adventure, mystery and romance.
At times I had to put it down because my heart was pounding. I loved, loved, loved the redemption of the ending. Amazing story.
Loved Cortes' but SWARM is one of my favorite books ever. I didn't want it to end, and I can't wait for the sequel. Love it.