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We all keep secrets, but what if someone wasn't just stealing our secrets but changing them . . . and our brains?
Journalist Nat Idle is nearly gunned down in Golden Gate Park. He quickly learns it was no random attack. Suddenly, in pursuit of the truth, he's running for his life through the shadows of Silicon Valley, a human lab animal caught in a deadly maze of neurotechnology and institutional paranoia. And his survival rests entirely in the hands of his eighty-five-year-old grandmother, Lane, who's suffering from dementia and can't remember the secret at the heart of the world-changing conspiracy.
Author, technology reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner, Matt Richtel has dreamed up an exquisite nightmare firmly grounded in true science. The future is now,the possibilities endless . . . and positively terrifying.
The thriller ‘Devil’s Plaything’ starts with a confusing, yet intriguing transcript from something called ‘The Human Memory Crusade’. Read morePublished on May 12, 2013 by Amazon Customer
A high tech thriller that has a doctor as the lead character. I'm comfortable with that since the book ties in memory lost, dementia, etc. Read morePublished on April 17, 2013 by G. Thomas
Good plausible premise. Appealing technological advance with disastrous consequence. First person point of view keeps you immersed in the story. Read morePublished on April 17, 2013 by avidreader
The plot of this plausible techno-thriller is like an intricate house of straw. Each straw has its function and carelessly removing any one of them could lay bare the structure. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by Nancy Lorieau
I tend to read the same authors all the time and rarely look at others. But a friend recommended Devil's Plaything and I really enjoyed it. Read morePublished on April 4, 2013 by Steve Liddick
Basic theory is appealing. easy to follow and determine what each has in mind and is also family driven. I can relate.Published on March 30, 2013 by Robert Swick
I really liked grandma's character. Fast paced who done it. This could happen sooner than I would like to believePublished on March 29, 2013 by MARIE ARCAND