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The Mocking Program
Synopses & Reviews
The bestselling author of the Spellsinger and Flinx series delivers a suspenseful high-tech police procedural set in a gritty, near future Los Angeles.
"After 16 New York Times best sellers, Foster is back with the tale of a 21st-century cop who has special powers he can intuit what others will do, which helps with his latest murder case." Library Journal
Angel Cardenas is a hardworking police detective in 21st century Los Angeles. But Cardenas is no ordinary cop--as an intuit he possesses the special talent of knowing what others will do in any given situation. When a businessman is found murdered, missing his vital organs and all his money, Cardenas is on the case.
Angel Cardenas is a hardworking police detective in 21st century LA. But Cardenas is no ordinary cop - as an intuit he possesses the talent of knowing what others will do in any given situation. When a businessman is found murdered, missing his vital organs and money, Cardenas is on the case.
Inspector Angel Cardenas has seen murdered corpses like George Anderson's, but never a case like this. The victim's ID doesn't match his DNA, Anderson's wife and preteen daughter, Katla, are missing, their home has been turned into a time bomb-and mobs from three continents are all hunting Katla. Relying on his training as a nearly telepathic intuit, Cardenas embarks on a search for clues that leads him from the Strip's sex parlors and stimstick clubs, where kids are deadly and music can kill, to an undersea hideout where computer crimes are committed by criminal computers. Yet the closer Cardenas gets to the girl, the closer assassins are getting to them both...
About the Author
Alan Dean Foster was raised in Los Angeles, received a Bachelor's degree in political science and a Master of Fine Arts in motion pictures. He is the author of more than eighty books, including sixteen New York Times bestsellers. Among his works are the Spellsinger and Flinx series. A world traveler, Mr. Foster lives in Arizona.
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