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script kiddieJan Rose no longer steals data from the old computers she recycles. She doesn’t need to. As the newest member of the police department’s High Tech Crime Unit, the laptop of a murderer has landed on her desk. Her job: to profile and expose a killer.

But that’s not all.

A creep lurks in the shadows, stalking a friend, and Jan must stop him before the hunt turns deadly. The clock counts down for Jan to save her friend, her job, her boyfriend–maybe even her life.

SCRIPT KIDDIE is available from Amazon, iTunes and Kobo.


‘Michael F. Stewart has penned Script Kiddie in the voice of a teen girl right down to the inner dialogue that goes on 24/7.’ Crazed Mind Review.

‘Another incredible book in the Assured Destruction series – possibly even better than the first!’ Novel’d Tales Review.

‘There are very serious themes in the novel, including internet luring, but the use of humour helps lighten the mood and keeps us looking forward to more of Jan Rose’s exploits!’ Overnight Bestseller Review.

‘Some books are worth the reversal of bio-clock & this is definitely one of them.’ Mayur Kulkarni (Goodreads)

‘Unlike other sequels I have read, Script Kiddie seems to top its own prequel and Mr. Michael takes it to the next level! If you are too lazy to read a long review, get this: this is a very good book! I give it 5 stars. Read it if you like a fun, intelligent book.’ Sahana Reddy (Goodreads)

‘I actually enjoyed Script Kiddie more than Assured Destruction and I can’t wait to read the next installment. I feel like the characters are people I know and I need to find out what happens in their lives next.’ Jessica (Goodreads)


After crewing ships in the Antarctic and the Baltic Sea and some fun in venture capital, Michael anchored himself (happily) to a marriage and a boatload of kids. Now he injects his adventurous spirit into his writing with brief respites for research into the jungles of Sumatra and Guatemala, the ruins of Egypt and Tik’al, paddling the Zambezi and diving whatever cave or ocean reef will have him. He is a member of the International Thriller Writers and SF Canada, and the author of the Assured Destruction series, 24 Bones, The Sand Dragon, Hurakan, Ruination and several award winning graphic novels for young adults. His most recent project, The Terminals, has been optioned for television by Sudden Storm Entertainment.

Michael lives in Ottawa, Canada with his wife and four daughters. He tries very hard to keep life an adventure both on and off the page. Please come find me on Goodreads.

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