Watch (Www Trilogy 2)
by Robert J. Sawyer
Gollancz Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780575095045
Date: 20 May 2010 List Price £12.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
The ever industrious Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer is seeing some long deserved top-tier success in the wake is the television serious Flashforward which is based on his 1999 novel of the same name. Gollancz are publishing Sawyer's latest SF series, a cyber-thriller that began with Wake the first in the "WWW" trilogy and now the second volume Watch is released in trade paperback.
"Caitlin Decter could never have anticipated what was coming when she first sensed a strange presence on the internet Webmind is an emerging consciousness that has befriended blind mathematics genius Caitlin Decter and has grown eager to learn about her world. But Webmind has also come to the attention of WATCH - the secret government agency that monitors the Internet for any threat to the United States-and they're fully aware of Caitlin's involvement in its awakening. WATCH is convinced that Webmind represents a risk to national security and wants it purged from cyberspace. But Caitlin believes in Webmind's capacity for compassion-and she will do anything and everything necessary to protect her friend. "