Andrew Updegrove




An Indian
199 books | 4,348 friends

Maggie ...
244 books | 662 friends

Lisa Sh...
172 books | 294 friends

Susan Faw
161 books | 2,876 friends

Mary De...
1,885 books | 58 friends

Ben Sta...
614 books | 5,001 friends

Paul Ru...
130 books | 191 friends

J.L. Hill
34 books | 161 friends

More friends…



Andrew Updegrove

Goodreads Author


Born
in Philadelphia, PA, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences
Evelyn Waugh, John McPhee, David Quammen, Tim Flannery, David Baldacci ...more

Member Since
January 2012


I've written professionally for many years, but always assumed I didn't have the knack to write fiction. That changed when a line of interior dialogue occurred to me while walking my dog in the rain. That line turned into a character, and the character turned into my first book. A second one followed, based on the same character: an "everyman" cybersecurity specialist who is brilliant but socially challenged. Both books are satirical thrillers that highlight the risks of our continuing dependency on technology in general, and the Internet in particular. Book three is in process.

When I'm not writing, I'm working with high tech clients, including those that create the standards and systems that make cybersecurity possible. When I'm not doing
...more

Average rating: 4.21 · 72 ratings · 40 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Alexandria Project: A T...

4.16 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Lafayette Campaign: a T...

4.30 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Born FREE 80Reading a novel by Dean C. Moore is a bit like reading Douglas Adams’ entire Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Series – from the inside. When you open the first page, the author hits the stylistic warp drive, leaving you gasping for breath as plots, characters, subplots, manic scientific devices, parallel plots, and much, much more streak by you at hypersonic speed. How does he do that?


The perf...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on April 10, 2016 14:50 • 3 views

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Andrew's Recent Updates

Andrew Updegrove is now friends with John Smith
55381120
Andrew Updegrove rated a book it was amazing
Born F.R.E.E. by Dean C. Moore
Born F.R.E.E.
by Dean C. Moore (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: SciFi and satire fans
Rate this book
Clear rating
Reading a novel by Dean C. Moore is a bit like reading Douglas Adams’ entire Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Series – from the inside. When you open the first page, the author hits the stylistic warp drive, leaving you gasping for breath as plots, c ...more
Andrew Updegrove is now following Ian Hunter's reviews
36317404
The Lafayette Campaign by Andrew Updegrove
"I’m a fairly heavy reader and I read broadly across genres, but also I devour a good mix of indie authors, small press authors and the heavyweights who routinely crank out bestsellers, most of which are represented by the big publishing houses. Mo..." Read more of this review »
The Lafayette Campaign by Andrew Updegrove
"It's great to see everyman protagonist (OK everygeek) Frank back in action. This time, he investigates hackers subverting presidential primaries by nudging the poles subtly and just enough to shift momentum. Updegrove's command of technology its p..." Read more of this review »
The Alexandria Project by Andrew Updegrove
"Thank you so much to the author for giving me the honour of reading this book in exchange for an honest review.

""Thank you for your contribution to the Alexandria Project" is the message cyber attackers leave behind as they delete crucial data fro..." Read more of this review »
Andrew Updegrove rated a book it was amazing
Primed By The Past by Barbara Fagan Speake
Rate this book
Clear rating
Primed by the Past is the first book in the author's Annie Macpherson mystery series (three to date, I believe). It provides an introduction to a young woman that is as smart and professional in her work as she is believable and well-centered in her ...more
Andrew Updegrove rated a book it was amazing
Command and Control by Eric Schlosser
Rate this book
Clear rating
A very well-researched and unusually readable account of a very technical subject. The subject may seem abstract and irrelevant to those who were not alive during the incidents described, but readers should not kid themselves. Nuclear weapons, sad to ...more
Andrew Updegrove is now following
7053854
Andrew Updegrove is now following
4770448
More of Andrew's books…
“A writer is someone who has no choice”
Andrew Updegrove

26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 23907 members — last activity 23 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
60696 Making Connections — 9887 members — last activity 2 hours, 9 min ago
Over 1000 books listed to Read & Review.....come join us. This is a place for Authors, Bloggers, Publishers, Reviewers, Book Tours, Giveaways, and Int ...more
88212 A Good Thriller — 3364 members — last activity 7 minutes ago
Action packed gripping, exciting and tense thrillers, mysteries, that's what we like reading. So many great authors out there to read. Let's share our ...more
25x33 Ask Andrew Updegrove — 1 member — last activity May 04, 2013 12:44PM
From May 04, 2013 to June 03, 2013. If you've been worrying about how vulnerable we're becoming to cyber attacks, you should be! Most of the events I ...more



No comments have been added yet.