Digital Fortress by Dan Brown. I really like Dan Brown's books! His writing draws me in, grabs my attention, and carries me along at break neck speed! And I love it when the ending of a book surprises me, as this one did!
Dan Brown is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. Brown is interested in cryptography, codes, and keys. Although many see Dan Brown's books as anti-Christian, Brown is a Christian who says that his book The Da Vinci Code is simply "an entertaining story that promotes spiritual discussion and debate" and suggests that the book may be used "as a positive catalyst for introspection and exploration of our faith."