The Kraken Project

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Douglas Preston; Read by Scott Sowers

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Wyman Ford is back again in The Kraken Project, the thrilling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston

NASA is building a probe to be splashed down in the Kraken Mare, the largest sea on Saturn’s great moon, Titan. It is one of the most promising habitats for extraterrestrial life in the solar system, but the surface is unpredictable and dangerous, requiring the probe to contain artificial intelligence software. To this end, Melissa Shepherd, a brilliant programmer, has developed "Dorothy," a powerful, self-modifying AI whose true potential is both revolutionary and terrifying. When miscalculations lead to a catastrophe during testing, Dorothy flees into the internet.

Former CIA agent Wyman Ford is tapped to track down the rogue AI. 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. 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. Traumatized, angry, and relentlessly hunted, Dorothy has an extraordinary revelation—and devises a plan. As the pursuit of Dorothy converges on a deserted house on the coast of Northern California, Ford must face the ultimate question: is rescuing Dorothy the right thing? Is the AI bent on saving the world… or on wiping out the cancer that is humankind?

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In the beginning there was the number zero. Existence began in zero and out of zero came darkness, and from the darkness came light. Number combined with number, set with set, even as the white light added and divided, separating into colors. And now sound came, a sound like singing, rising and falling in a lost cadence, combining into rich harmonies. From there arose a symphony of number, color, and sound, merging and dividing, swelling and fading, an eternal golden braid.
And from this shimmering symphony a single thought began to take form.

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Douglas Preston; Read by Scott Sowers

DOUGLAS PRESTON is the author of The Monster of Florence, currently being developed as a film starring George Clooney as Preston himself, and the New York Times bestsellers Impact, Tyrannosaur Canyon, and Blasphemy. He is the co-author, with Lincoln Child, of the famed Pendergast series of novels, including such bestselling titles as The Book of the Dead and The Wheel of Darkness, as well as The Relic, which was made into a number one box office hit movie.

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The Kraken Project
Douglas Preston; Read by Scott Sowers

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
May 2014
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427243836
ISBN10: 1427243832
Audio Run Time: 12:30
$39.99

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
May 2014
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427243843
ISBN10: 1427243840
$23.99

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Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
May 2014
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765317698
ISBN10: 0765317699
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 352 pages
$26.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Forge Books
May 2014
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466854550
ISBN10: 1466854553
352 pages
$12.99
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