Friday, December 5, 2014

Spotlight/Giveaway: Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler

About the Book

Bestselling author, Allen Wyler, (Dead End Deal, Deadly Errors, Dead Ringer, Dead Wrong) is back with a new breakout suspense thriller with a “techno edge”: Deadly Odds.

Twenty-three year old Arnold Gold is a Seattle-based odds-maker and local computer genius. Described as a "part-time hacker and full-time virgin" by his friends, the awkward young shut-in flies to Vegas to try and get lucky--in more ways than one. But his high stakes activity on the Net inadvertently thrusts him into a vortex of international terrorism.

Dark Net Hacking has resulted in murder, and now it will take every last bit of Arnold's genius intellect and legendary hacking skill to stay one step ahead of the murderous terrorists, the FBI, the local cops and his lawyer. Gold's only chance to save himself is to find a bomb hidden somewhere in Vegas, and somehow prevent the explosion that will turn Sin City into the scene of the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11.

Wyler's wild new thriller is as horrifyingly plausible as it is darkly funny and enjoyable. Deadly Odds is not only a page-turner, it's a terrific character-driven story about a young man who lives life through a computer and discovers its dark side. Edgy, twitchy and filled with enough tech savvy detail to keep both the techno-thriller and classic suspense fan enthralled, Deadly Odds is a new generation's thrill ride.

About the Author

Allen Wyler is a renowned neurosurgeon who earned an international reputation for pioneering surgical techniques to record brain activity. He has served on the faculties of both the University of Washington and the University of Tennessee, and in 1992 was recruited by the prestigious Swedish Medical Center to develop a neuroscience institute.

In 2002, he left active practice to become Medical Director for a startup med-tech company (that went public in 2006) and he now chairs the Institutional Review Board of a major medical center in the Pacific Northwest.

Leveraging a love for thrillers since the early 70’s, Wyler devoted himself to fiction writing in earnest, eventually serving as Vice President of the International Thriller Writers organization for several years. After publishing his first two medical thrillers Deadly Errors (2005) and Dead Head (2007), he officially retired from medicine to devote himself to writing full time.

He and his wife, Lily, divide their time between Seattle and the San Juan Islands.

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How would you like to win a copy of Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler? Thanks to Nicole at Astor & Blue Editions, I can giveaway either a print or Kindle/Nook version (winners choice) to one lucky winner.

Just a few simple rules...

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2) Contest is open to anyone over 18 years old

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No purchase necessary.  Void where prohibited.

The giveaway begins on December 5th (midnight est) and ends on December 12th (midnight est).

The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. The winner will be notified by email and has 48 hours to respond, otherwise a new winner will be chosen. I will announce the winner here on my blog.

Good luck!

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  1. I love thrillers, and this sounds like a good one—thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

  2. The "techno-edge" sure makes this thriller sound very exciting. Hacking and other computer glitches are a timely addition to this type of story. Congrats on the new release!

  3. My daughter and husband are technology nerds and so maybe this book will be of interest to me. Congratulations on your new release.

  4. I love suspense/thrillers combined with technology. This sounds like a heart-pounding read.

  5. I love thrillers that make good use of technology. This sounds right up my alley. Thanks!

  6. It sounds like a great thriller that has a lot of action. I love that it is about a technology nerd. I can't wait to read it.

  7. You would gain a new reader if I win your book. Also, I would write a review of it to post on various Internet sites. So let's hope I win. :-)


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