In this long-awaited sequel to the massive bestseller CyberStorm, Mike and his family are caught up in a new disaster as the Kessler Syndrome unfolds and all satellites in orbit are suddenly destroyed.
"Couldn't put it down... CyberStorm series is not only a great thriller, but a wake up call." Brent Watkins, FBI Cyber Investigations, Special Agent (retired)
Six years after the events of CyberStorm, Mike Mitchel is reunited with his old friends Damon Indigo and Chuck Mumford on a boys' fishing trip in New Orleans. His brings his son Luke, now eight years old, while his wife Lauren attends a business meeting in Hong Kong.
As soon as they arrive, simmering tensions in Kashmir explode. India launches a weapon that destroys a Pakistani satellite. They retaliate and hit an Indian satellite. Russia and China threaten America not to intervene.
Suddenly, GPS signal goes out.
A debris field from dozens of shattered satellites spreads in orbit, destroying everything in its path. One by one, weather and communications and military satellites go offline. The Russian and American and Chinese armed forces are blinded, their armies and navies losing connections to each other. The world's networks shut down. The United States ratchets up to global DEFON 2, threatening the brink of imminent war.
As America closes its borders, Mike discovers that his wife Lauren took an overnight flight from Hong Kong to Washington that morning. She is now somewhere over the Russian arctic. With satellites falling from the skies, mobile communications cut off, rolling power blackouts sweeping across the country and martial law declared, Mike and Chuck must race across America once again in a desperate race against the clock to save their families...
Matthew Mather is a British author. He started out his career working at the McGill Center for Intelligent Machines. He found one of the first tactile interface companies and created award-winning brain training video game. As 2014, he spends his time between Charlotte, North Carolina, and Montreal, Quebec, hanging out with his girlfriend Julie and their three dogs and a cat.