The Black Box (Cassandra Virus #3) - K. V. Johansen

Something is cutting off Spohrville’s communication with the outside world. The phones don’t work. There’s no radio, no TV — no internet. Are eco-terrorists trying to shut down the Mars Relay satellite? That’s what the government says, but Jordan and Helen and the sentient virtual supercomputer Cassandra don’t believe a word of it.

The town is overrun with “birdwatchers” who can’t tell a hawk from a heron. Jordan’s old enemy, Harvey Number Two of the spy agency Bureau 6, is sneaking around pretending to be a cop on holiday. And archaeologist Uncle William has dug up a very strange black rock while excavating an Acadian settlement.

With no land-lines to the site of the dig and wireless communication impossible, Jordan and Helen have no back-up from Cassandra. They’ve taken on corrupt government agents and industrial spies before, but they’ve always had Cassandra behind them. It’s the twenty-first century. The bad guys have night-vision goggles and interference triangulators. How did Jordan and Helen get stuck with a bunch of musket-toting historical re-enactors as their only allies?

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Release date: February 2011
Genres: science fiction, young adult
Updated: August 18, 2021

Cassandra Virus :: Series

The Cassandra Virus (Cassandra Virus #1)
The Drone War (Cassandra Virus #2)
The Black Box (Cassandra Virus #3)