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The Doomsday Code: A Near-Future AI Thriller

Sara Yager

"[The Doomsday Code] captivates the reader right out of the gate." -The BookLife Prize

"A fast-paced thriller [injected with] modern technology that a geek would gobble up and the uninitiated would be enthralled..." -BestThrillerBooks

"A riveting novel with an important wake-up call . . ." -Readers' Favorite

Humanity's greatest discovery . . . OR OUR LAST?

In an artificial intelligence lab in Shanghai, something has gone terribly wrong. Days after a major breakthrough in machine learning, CyberGen Industries' lead AI scientist is dead-and their precious prototype has vanished into ether. An investigation reveals that, against all odds, the lab's "unhackable" system has been breached.

The discovery, an algorithm mimicking human intelligence, is growing quickly-becoming more cunning and unpredictable with each passing hour. Soon its capabilities will eclipse its creators entirely.

Who stole it? And more troubling, what do they plan to do with it?

Ex-NSA hacker Adrian Pryor may be the only person on the planet capable of reining it in. He spent his career keeping the world safe, a vigilance for which he paid an enormous, personal price. Adrian knows there are people who will stop at nothing to control the powerful technology. He must find a way to do the impossible: to stop them, and to outmaneuver a rival more clever, more powerful, and more alien than anything he has ever seen.

Grounded in real-world science, Sara Yager's wildly inventive debut brings advanced AI to life, illuminating a frightening, all-too-real truth about the future: we are one breakthrough away from inventing ourselves out of existence.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Sandstone Books
  • Publish Date: Nov 13rd, 2023
  • Pages: 326
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.25in - 0.73in - 0.82lb
  • EAN: 9798989098118
  • Categories: Thrillers - SuspenseThrillers - TechnologicalScience Fiction - Hard Science Fiction

About the Author

Yager, Sara: - Sara Yager built a successful ten-year career in the semiconductor industry before leaving to care for her children full-time. With a unique perspective as a mother and former tech professional, she brings a fresh and insightful voice to the world of speculative fiction.She came up with some of her best concepts for The Doomsday Code while waiting in the elementary school pickup line. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is her first novel.
Praise for this book

The Doomsday Code "captivates the reader right out of the gate." - The BookLife Prize

"Right from the author's note, you know you are about to embark on a suspenseful adventure through a futuristic world. . .this story has everything to keep a sci-fi fan happy." -Readers' Favorite

"A masterfully paced thrill ride set in the rich tapestry of near-future China. It offers chillingly plausible scenarios that carry real weight." - Harry A., Advance Reader

"A riveting novel with an important wake-up call." -Readers' Favorite

"A fast-paced thriller [injected with] modern technology that a geek would gobble up and the uninitiated would be enthralled." -BestThrillerBooks

"If you like your stories on the action-packed and exhilarating side, this debut will more than deliver. I will be looking forward to hear[ing] more of this author in the future!" -Yvonne, M., Book Blogger, It's All About Books