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. To this end, has developed "dorothy, a brilliant programmer, Melissa Shepherd, " a powerful, self-modifying AI whose true potential is both revolutionary and terrifying. Traumatized, angry, and relentlessly hunted, Dorothy has an extraordinary revelation—and devises a plan. When miscalculations lead to a catastrophe during testing, Dorothy flees into the internet.
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And they're not the only ones looking for the wayward software: the AI is also being pursued by a pair of Wall Street traders, who want to capture her code and turn her into a high-speed trading bot. As ford and shepherd search for dorothy, they realize that her horrific experiences in the wasteland of the Internet have changed her in ways they can barely imagine.
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At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Greetings from the dead, " declares Maxwell Broadbent on the videotape he left behind after his mysterious disappearance. If the sons wish to claim their fabulous inheritance, they must find their father's carefully concealed tomb.
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At first, but the truth proves far stranger: as a final challenge to his three sons, Broadbent has buried himself and his treasure somewhere in the world, robbery is suspected, hidden away like an ancient Egyptian pharaoh.
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But while scopes believes he is leading the way to a new world order, he may in fact be opening the door to mass human extinction. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. In this thriller from authors douglas preston and Lincoln Child, a genetically engineered virus threatens to wipe out humanity Mount Dragon: an enigmatic research complex hidden in the vast desert of New Mexico.
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. No crown of an egyptian king has ever been discovered, and Narmer’s is the elusive “double” crown of the two Egypts, supposedly possessed of awesome powers. Under the direction of famed explorer Porter Stone, an archaeological team is secretly attempting to locate the tomb of an ancient pharaoh who was unlike any other in history.
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The dig itself is located in one of the most forbidding places on earth—the Sudd, a nearly impassable swamp in northern Sudan.
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. In this explosive new thriller, one of the most incredible and frightening discoveries mankind has ever faced is about to surface. On an oil platform in the middle of the North Atlantic, a terrifying series of illnesses is spreading through the crew.
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First the computers fail. In three hundred years, no one has breached this cursed and rocky fortress. The then crewmen begin to die.
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Lewis and lindsay Thorpe were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. Now eden – particularly richard silver, the company’s brilliant and reclusive founder – has no choice but to grant Lash unprecedented access to its most guarded secrets if he is to have any chance of determining what is going wrong.
The thorpes, few people knew, were more than the quintessential happy couple – they were Eden’s first perfect match. A short time later, christopher lash, a gifted former FBI forensic psychologist, receives an urgent plea from Eden to perform a quick – and quiet – investigation into the deaths.
The situation changes suddenly when a second Eden couple is found dead -- by all appearances, another double suicide. Lash’s psychological autopsy reveals nothing suspicious, but inadvertently dredges up the memories of a searing personal tragedy he has kept at bay for years. But the veil of perfection can mask many blemishes.
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