‘Catch and Kill’ synopsis
Overnight, hundreds of teenage girls disappear from the streets of America.
Off the coast of Florida, an augmented reality fantasy theme park opens for the super-rich.
Are the two connected?
When two assailants accost 23-year-old Kaden Baker at an awards gala, she enters a maelstrom of high-tech international intrigue that pits her against a mysterious foe.
It will take all her covert ops and hacking skills as she allies with a group of family members to battle an enemy out to unleash a mass attack on the West by stealth.
Can they bring the girls home and thwart the unthinkable?
What readers are saying about ‘Catch and Kill’
“I loved this book. It completely freaked me out, but I was fascinated and blown away all the way through.”
– Kari Peterson, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“Catch and Kill is a perfect medley of high-tech thrills and old-school James Bond espionage.”
–Nick Thacker, author of Mark for Blood and The Enigma Strain
“Catch and Kill should have a pharmacy sticker on the cover. ‘Warning: readers might experience heart palpitations, rapid breathing, heightened senses, and difficulty accepting interruptions while reading.’”
– Al Boss, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“A classic thriller with modern twists, it’s a compelling read from beginning to end.”
– Clark Quinn, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“This fast-moving techno-thriller will have you ripping through the pages. If you are looking for that ‘what happens next’ experience, pick up the book now.”
– Nancy White, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“J.D. Lasica is the new master of techno-thrillers. His protagonist Kaden reminds me of Lisbeth, the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.”
– Shel Israel, author of The Fourth Transformation, ★★★★★
“This mile-a-minute technothriller is on a par with the genre’s best. Catch and Kill is a terrific read!”
– Ellie Shaw, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“The book gripped me and never let go, even when I told it ‘just one more chapter and then I really have to go to bed!’”
– Emily, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“While the story is a straightforward thriller, the underlying implications should stand as fair warning to all and turn us all into techno-ethicists. Highly recommended.”
– Terry Temescu, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“An amazing read. What a Netflix series this would make!”
– Michael James Gallagher, thriller author, who gives it ★★★★★
“This book kept me turning pages. Lasica is a master at creating protagonists that we care about and antagonists that we won’t soon forget. A must read.”
– Gary Lea, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“I LOVED IT! I don’t usually read in this genre, but I totally enjoyed reading this.”
– Deborah Duncalf
“I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book from start to finish and I would highly recommend it to fans of conspiracy thrillers, spy novels, and anyone with an interest in emerging technologies.”
– Owen Gallagher, Amazon review, ★★★★★
“Fans of Michael Crichton will love Catch and Kill, a fast-paced, high-octane techno-thriller that’s sure to do damage to the best-seller lists.”
– A.C. Fuller, author of The Alex Vane Media Thrillers and The Ameritocracy Trilogy
“This book is a wonderful sci-fi thriller in the spirit of Michael Critchon.”
– Amazon reviewer, ★★★★★
“Strong female character and a mix of femme-power, conspiracy and high-tech in a well-woven story.”
– Caroline A., Amazon review, ★★★★★
“Catch and Kill is a heart-thumping thriller, combining cutting-edge technology and nonstop action into a wild roller-coaster ride.“
– Dan Petrosini, author of the thrillers Vanished and The Final Enemy
“It’s fast-paced, quite believable, with more than a few plot twists.”
– Bob Morris, Amazon review, ★★★★★
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