Order another cup of coffee! Stella’s breath-taking tale will have you up half the night.
Stella Marie Alden, best known for ‘How to Train Your Knight’, floors us with her first contemporary thriller. Glad I got a first peak. ...Justine’s Reviews.
In one respect, Doctor Jenna Jones is a genius. Too bad she can’t read people worth a damn. Good thing she teams up with Detective Colin O’Brien. Using her application and his street smarts, they search for terrorists threatening New York City.
I dash out of the Port Authority and claim the last hand-hold on the downtown bus. The brakes hiss, we lurch forward, and suddenly my headset mutes.Instead of Blake Shelton, the male voice of my artificial intelligence barges in.
Shaking, I let go of the metal loop and pull out my iPhone. On the screen, my AI application flashes bright over a black background.
Bomb in canvas bag
Vicinity < 25 feet
Accuracy Assessment is 85%
With the bus hitting every pothole, it takes a few tries for my thumb to find the drop down. Then a license of a clean-cut brown man pops up. I think I saw him sitting in the back. To be sure, I use the handholds like monkey bars and jostle to the rear. My fellow commuters give way begrudgingly.
In the bus’s side window, my wide-eyed reflection gawks back, pale Irish skin tinted green. And instead of a successful entrepreneur, I see a woman biting down on her lower lip like a scared teenager. Yeah, I want off this death trap. Who wouldn’t? One small push on the stop bar and I’d be free. But I can’t just leave a bus filled with innocent people. I have to try something. Don’t I?