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Tom Clancy
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Book Description

February 2002 0606204210 978-0606204217
Read by Kerry Shale
Three Cassettes, 4 hours

In the year 2010, computers are the new superpower.  Those who control them control the world.  To enforce the New Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency with the FBI: the Net Force.

Instructions on how to make a bomb...a list of every U.S. spy in the Euro-Asian theater...Someone with access to classified information is posting it on the Internet-and it's costing lives.  Net Force Commander Alex Michaels is in the hot seat.  Now, before a hostile Senate committee, he must justify the very existence of the Net Force.

Meanwhile, a virus is unleashed that throws the federal financial systems into chaos.  And the Net Force operatives must hunt the wily hacker through the twists and turns of cyberspace-down a path that leads them dangerously close to home...
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YA-High drama unfolds in this high-tech thriller. The year is 2010 and virtually everything is run by computers. Someone with access to classified information is leaking secrets and posting it on the Internet for the entire world to see. Congress has created a security agency within the FBI called the Net Force to enforce the Net Laws. It is the job of Commander Alexander Michaels and his team to track down the ruthless hacker, whose illicit postings have caused a multitude of deaths. Readers are introduced to many different characters at the beginning of the book, and it takes several chapters for their relationship to become evident. Numerous acronyms are used for computer terminology and futuristic high-tech weaponry. Although they are spelled out the first time they appear, thereafter just the abbreviations are used. Still, teens will enjoy the prospect of future "virtual reality" and its impact on everyday life as well as the intriguing examination of America's intelligence and defense systems of the future. Although the story line tends to slow down in places, this novel offers international intrigue, murder, romance, treachery, and the limitless possibilities of the new millennium.
Anita Short, W. T. Woodson High School, Fairfax, VA
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

About the Author

Tom Clancy is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels including Rainbow Six, Executive Orders, and Debt of Honor.  Steve Piezenik is the author of State of Emergency and co-creator of Tom Clancy's Op-Center series. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Can summarize This Book in One Sentence... July 22 2003
By Jamie L
Format:Audio Cassette
About 300 Pages of great story telling, but then an extra 200 page of complete nothing.
Most of the book was great and entertaining, but for a good part of it I read stuff that didnt seem to have any relevance to the plot whatsoever and could quite frankly be left out of the book without changing the story at all.
But I did enjoy the book overall, even though it should only have been a 300 page book.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not Clancy but OK for a light read Jan. 9 2003
Format:Mass Market Paperback
First thing to establish is Tom Clancy did not write this book. I don't know why he puts his name on it, but the "Net Force" books are OK if you want something that is easy to read and doesn't make you think too hard.
The books are best read in sequence - I made the mistake of buying "Night Moves" and reading that first, before I realised it was a series.
I like the parallel stories a lot and the romantic angle between Alex and Toni prevents it all from being military tactics (which I also enjoy a lot).
One disappointing thing for me about "Net Force" is the name of the military head "Col. John Howard". Well, I am Australian and "John Howard" is the name of our Prime Minister. Whenever I read the name, I imagine a short, balding little weazel! Maybe Clancy and Steve Perry should check stuff like that out before they name their characters!
Conclusion: Good for a light read when you don't want to concentrate too much.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Clancy - Be very ashamed June 10 2002
By A Customer
Format:Mass Market Paperback
If you normally read Clancy because he writes well researched, feasible and well paced thrillers, then don't bother with this one. Clancy should be embarrassed putting his name to this pap. It is a story that is not only very unlikely but is poorly imagined and poorly written.
Write it yourself next time and read your ghost's copy before going to press.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hidden Agendas By: Tom Clancy March 12 2002
By Dawn
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This was an interesting book. It was easy to follow and not that hard to comprehend. It starts in the year 2010 and tells of the Net Force, the group that is in charge of the safety of the Internet. A conflict arises when they have to figure out who is hacking into the Internet.
One character who stands out in my mind is Alex Michaels. He is the Commander of the Force. He is an honorable man who wouldn't stop working until he found out who was hacking into the Internet. Also, he wouldn't let his affair with a co-worker interfere with his job. This shows that he is both a hard worker and an honorable man.
I truly enjoyed reading this book. Once I got into it, it was extremely difficult to put down. When I chose this book, I thought it was going to be stupid, so I didn't want to read it, but I'm glad I did. I would recommend this book more to adults then children. It doesn't seem like a book someone younger would enjoy, but I think that older people would enjoy reading it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hidden Agendas By: Tom Clancy March 12 2002
By Dawn
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This was an interesting book. It was easy to follow and not that hard to comprehend. It starts in the year 2010 and tells of the Net Force, the group that is in charge of the safety of the Internet. A conflict arises when they have to figure out who is hacking into the Internet.
One character who stands out in my mind is Alex Michaels. He is the Commander of the Force. He is an honorable man who wouldn't stop working until he found out who was hacking into the Internet. Also, he wouldn't let his affair with a co-worker interfere with his job. This shows that he is both a hard worker and an honorable man.
I truly enjoyed reading this book. Once I got into it, it was extremely difficult to put down. When I chose this book, I thought it was going to be stupid, so I didn't want to read it, but I'm glad I did. I would recommend this book more to adults then children. It doesn't seem like a book someone younger would enjoy, but I think that older people would enjoy reading it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hidden Agendas By: Tom Clancy March 12 2002
By Dawn
Format:Mass Market Paperback
This was an interesting book. It was easy to follow and not that hard to comprehend. It starts in the year 2010 and tells of the Net Force, the group that is in charge of the safety of the Internet. A conflict arises when they have to figure out who is hacking into the Internet.
One character who stands out in my mind is Alex Michaels. He is the Commander of the Force. He is an honorable man who wouldn't stop working until he found out who was hacking into the Internet. Also, he wouldn't let his affair with a co-worker interfere with his job. This shows that he is both a hard worker and an honorable man.
I truly enjoyed reading this book. Once I got into it, it was extremely difficult to put down. When I chose this book, I thought it was going to be stupid, so I didn't want to read it, but I'm glad I did. I would recommend this book more to adults then children. It doesn't seem like a book someone younger would enjoy, but I think that older people would enjoy reading it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An entertaining book. Aug. 21 2001
Format:Mass Market Paperback
The year is 2010 and Net Force's Jay Gridley is cruising along in his viper, looking for clues. He's in a race with fellow computer geek, Joanna Winthorp, a tall and beautiful woman, to find out who is behind this latest adventure.
This Tom Clancy created (not written) novel continues the series with a new adventure for the gang at Net Force. From budding office romances, to armed assualts, you'll tag along with them as they search for clues to who is leaking classified and potentially deadly information on the internet.
All in all this is an enjoyable book and and easy read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars THIS IS A GOOD BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!
i cant beleve some people. this is a good book.. some people said that they have read tom clancy before then start to bad mouth him what is up with that? Read more
Published on July 4 2001 by khan
1.0 out of 5 stars The Shiny Cover is the Best Part!!!!
I was dazed and confused by the shiny cover I saw on the discount rack. The shiny cover had Tom Clancy's name; so I threw my dollar down. Read more
Published on March 30 2001 by K. Delaney
2.0 out of 5 stars Oh, please....
Like a government agent on the trail of a deadly terrorist is going to stop and take the time to write a new VR 'scenario' each time he searches the net for a clue? Please... Read more
Published on Oct. 4 2000 by "ravenbrook"
1.0 out of 5 stars where are you tom?
This book can best be described as James Bond meets Marvel Comics super heros. Some of the reviewers seem to think Tom Clancy is writing this junk. Read more
Published on Sept. 24 2000 by Kent Kelley
2.0 out of 5 stars I Was Glad To Finally Finish The Book!
This book is not the Tom Clancy that I had grown to admire as a great author. The bookstore should pay you for buying this mess. The first Net Force was readable. This book is not. Read more
Published on July 31 2000 by Melvin Hunt
5.0 out of 5 stars could it get any better?
tom clancy's net force: hidden agendas goes beyond the normal chaos at the office it brings in interoffice romances, operations in the field, nad many more factors. Read more
Published on May 30 2000
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