Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Death in the Cloud” by E.J. Simon, Simon/Zef Publishing, 2020 for Suzy Approved Book Tours
E.J. Simon, the author of “Death in the Cloud” has written a captivating, intriguing and intense novel. The genres for this novel are Terrorism Thriller, Conspiracy Thriller, Mystery and Thriller, and Psychological Thriller, and a little satire. The timeline for this novel is set mostly in the present and goes to the past or future when it pertains to the characters and events. The author describes his dramatic characters as complex and complicated. There is a contrast of good and evil. This is a tense novel with twists and turns, and tremendous suspense. There are other books in this series, but ‘Death in the Cloud” can be read on its own.
Using the addition of the modern internet and all of its implications, the author vividly describes how humans and modern technology can either be a positive force or evil force to deal with.
Michael Nicholas, a successful businessman has been mourning the death of his brother Alex Nicholas, who was murdered 2 years before while eating an Italian dinner in a restaurant. Suddenly Michael is confronted with the fact that Alex may be dead, but is living in cyberspace. Michael’s conversations with Alex are confusing and conflicting to his wife, and others.
Michael finds himself at the White House, after an airliner, that has been missing had been headed to Washington. It seems that many things in cyberspace are not at all like they should be. Perhaps Alex will be able to fight the evil forces that are hoping for world destruction and power.
I would recommend this thought-provoking novel that is so full of tension and adventure.