I finished reading Hacker about a month ago. I knocked it out in three days. If you’re into present-day science fiction thrillers, then you’ll probably enjoy this novel. Seventeen year old Nyah Parks is a hacker genius trying to find consulting jobs to pay for an experimental procedure that could help her mother recover from brain damage suffered in a car accident. However, she soon realizes that her hacking skills have gotten her way over her head into a dangerous situation. She goes on the run and seeks the help of an old hacking friend she hasn’t seen in years. He’s been working his own project, hacking the human brain and breaking free from the restraints of the body.
I loved the book, and I’m interested to see what will happen with the film. I’ve followed Dekker’s career for almost ten years now, and I’ve never been disappointed with any of his works. He is able to mix real world reality with spiritual themes in a way that I had never previously experienced from an author of the Christian faith. He’s kind of one my my heroes when it comes to writing and being a novelist.
If you’ve never checked out any of Ted Dekker’s stuff, do it. Every chapter is packed with action or mystery or thrills. It’s so engaging that you don’t even realize that you’ve read twenty pages of it, and it keeps you wanting more.