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Bounty

Bounty

(2016)
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Relentlessly suspenseful and disturbingly timely, Bounty summons a chilling vision of our Internet culture gone mad, where freedom, privacy, and the rule of law are demolished by a crisis of nightmare proportions - and the future of justice lies in the hands not of the bravest but the most brutal.

When a notorious Wall Street vulture is executed in his high-rise office by a sniper's bullet, it's the kill shot heard around the world. Welcome to Bounty4Justice.com, a rogue website for vigilante assassins, where outraged citizens bid up bounties on corporate crooks and corrupt elites. As the number of targets soars, amateur bounty hunters and professional hit men compete to exterminate the condemned, "proof of death" videos become Internet sensations, and the self-styled Robin Hood pulling the strings threatens to plunge the international community into anarchy.

Along with other law enforcement agencies across the globe, the FBI and its agents on the case - led by Roman Novak and Rosemary Michaels - are desperately seeking a way to outmaneuver and overpower an all but invisible adversary with millions of dollars at its disposal and the ability to cripple the most sophisticated attackers with a keystroke. Following a black-hat hacker extraordinaire down a rabbit hole of firewalls, encryption, and unbreakable codes leads Novak and Michaels into the virtual underworld of the darknet - a seemingly impenetrable haven for the illicit and illegal where Bounty4Justice's mastermind is almost certainly hiding. But just when the agents think they are close to breaching their quarry's digital fortress, they find themselves stalked by an army of cyber outlaws out for blood.

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Bounty: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Byrnes
ISBN: 0-8041-7834-8 / 978-0-8041-7834-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

July 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: Bounty: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Byrnes
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Bounty: A Novel
Author(s): Michael Byrnes
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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