Tag Archives: thriller

"Drive By Wire" by Mike Pihlman

Information: Recent events have brought to light the ever increasing use of computers in automobiles.  It turns out that stepping on the brake is now a virtual movement where your physical foot pressure is interpreted by a computer.   Pretty soon computers will drive your car. Boss does not care about anyone but himself.  If he had cared, maybe he

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"Backstabber" by Mike Pihlman

Genre: Horror Background:  Highly secure locations need to positively identify people trying to gain access to the facilities.  To do this automatically, some institutions have a booth you enter then swipe your badge and enter a PIN.  If you pass the identification process, you are let in.  If not, you are met by the police at the door you entered.

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May 2010 Thrillers

There are 40 (!!!) new thrillers coming out in May.  So many books, so little time. I have just finished “Silent Screams” by C.E. Lawrence and have started “Inside Out” by Barry Eisler due out June 29, 2010.  I will be taking some time off reading new books and going back to catch up on all those that were sent

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"Stress Ball" by Mike Pihlman

Genre: Horror Boss was a stress ball.  Unfortunately, Boss also stressed out everyone else. Tom does not like stress.  Neither does anyone else. Despite numerous attempts to relieve Boss’s stress, Tom, and the others, were out of ideas. Nothing worked:  Pizza and beer lunches ended with stress, jokes ended with stress, experts brought in to discuss stress relief ended with more stress

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