SOCIAL ENGINEER by Ian Sutherland
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Secrets. Lies. Choices.
When a pharmaceutical company hires Brody Taylor, elite hacker and social engineer, to fortify their digital-defences against a Chinese blackhat cyberattack, Brody stumbles across a secret the company strives to keep under wraps.
In his private life, Brody has social engineered a beautiful French animal rights activist into becoming his new girlfriend. But as he unexpectedly falls head-over-heels with Mel, Brody realises he has trapped himself in a set of lies of his own making.
Will Brody break his contract and expose the pharmaceutical company’s secret, especially when he knows it could save his relationship with Mel? Or will he remain professional and risk losing everything?
INVASION OF PRIVACY by Ian Sutherland
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Following the brutal killing of a beautiful young cellist, talented Met Police detective, Jenny Price, leads the murder investigation team. Baffled by how the killer knew his victim’s innermost desires, Jenny begins to run out of leads. Desperate, she reluctantly accepts the assistance of a witness who comes forward with a strange story about hacked webcams.
To retain his elite status in the global hacking community, Brody Taylor accepts a public challenge against another hacker to break into a highly secure but highly illegal webcam streaming website. But as the competition intensifies, Brody discovers a serial killer is one of the website’s voyeuristic customers using the webcams to target young women. Realising the police are unaware of the webcams, Brody takes the opportunity help the investigation team while masking his real objective of using them to help him win the challenge. But that means social engineering the attractive police detective leading the murder investigation.
As they begin to make progress, Jenny senses there is far more to Brody than meets the eye. Should she continue to rely on the charming but mysterious security consultant? And, as he gets closer to Jenny and more deeply embroiled in the investigation, should Brody forfeit the challenge, which would force him to retire from the hacking community forever, all just to help Jenny track down the killer before he strikes again?