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In a matter of minutes, thousands of checking accounts across America go empty. Caught up in the theft is Alex Poole, a software engineer who works on house arrest and prisoner tracking systems. As a result, he switches his account to Aspirizon Bank--an institution well known for its friendly tellers, futuristic branches, and the ever-popular “Liberty Card”.

But when he fin
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Paperback, 212 pages
Published July 2009 by Candlepower Publishing House
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Elizabeth
I just finished reading Galloway’s Theft at the Speed of Light and I have mixed feelings about it. The main plot was intriguing and it was written as one would speak which kept me reading. It brings up problems that we may have to face in the near future as technology develops and enters our lives in different and negative ways. However the plot didn’t pick up until halfway through. During the first half I found myself confused as to why certain things were brought up. In the second half the plo ...more
Terry
An intriguing, enjoyable offering, by a very talented author.

"In a matter of minutes, thousands of checking accounts across America go empty."

This book was a pleasure to read. A good, smoothly flowing story, which surprisingly wasn't too technical to be fun.
The author managed to keep my attention, and created believable, likeable characters who were a pleasure to get to know. He really lets you get inside the protagonist's head. Alex Poole is a Christian character, but the book never came acros
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Wendy Tatro
Fast read with an interesting storyline. Technology is great until it isn't. Where is the line between convenience and giving away all of our private information? Liked the topic and the general storyline. The religious aspect of the lead character didn't feel right to me. It was like it was randomly inserted to justify the lead character taking certain action. Interesting book.
Marie
The description of Theft at the Speed of Light piqued my curiousity so I decided to enter the first-reads giveaway and to my surprise I was a winner! This is a tale of a man who knows something wrong is happening and tries to solve and fix it. It was a good book.
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