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Title:
The extinction files : pandemic
Author:
Riddle, A. G., author.
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9781940026091
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Edition 1.0.0.
Physical Description:
681 pages ; 23 cm.
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"Donated by Anastassia Buğday."
Abstract:
In Africa, a mysterious outbreak spreads quickly. Teams from the CDC and WHO respond, but they soon learn that there is more to the epidemic than they believed. It may be the beginning of a global experiment--an event that will change the human race forever.
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From A.G. Riddle, the worldwide bestselling author with OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD, comes a new sci-fi thriller The Guardian book review says, "...reads like a superior collaboration between Dan Brown and Michael Crichton."

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A worldwide pandemic...
A scientific experiment that could change humanity forever...
A race to find a cure--and unravel humanity's darkest secrets.

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In Kenya, a deadly outbreak spreads quickly. Local villagers are infected, as are two American college students on summer break.

The CDC and WHO send a team, led by Dr. Peyton Shaw. In Africa, Peyton soon discovers that this outbreak is very different from any she's ever investigated. It appears to be part of a global experiment, one designed to unleash a new era of human existence.

As the virus spreads around the world, Peyton uncovers clues that lead to a dark secret in her past. With only hours left to stop the plague, she faces a choice that will change her life forever.

Can Peyton stop the outbreak in time? And what's the truth behind the virus? Is humanity being engineered for some purpose? Is this the end of life as we know it?

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SELECTED PRAISE AND PUBLISHED REVIEWS

"I finished the book fast because I just couldn't wait..."
- GeekDad on DEPARTURE

"Riddle ( The Origin Mystery trilogy) makes an effort to keep the focus on how his characters react to each other (including to their future selves) rather than to the technological marvels that reshaped their world."
- Publisher's Weekly on DEPARTURE

"Well-constructed and tightly-wound as a fine Swiss watch- DEPARTURE has non-stop action, an engaging plot and, of course, wheels within wheels."
- Diana Gabaldon , bestselling author of Outlander on DEPARTURE


ABOUT PANDEMIC

PANDEMIC is the first new novel from A.G. Riddle in almost two and a half years. The product of extensive research, PANDEMIC takes readers inside the CDC and WHO response to a deadly outbreak and a conspiracy that stretches across time and the globe. PANDEMIC features the real-life science and history blended with fiction that readers have come to know and love in Riddle's past novels ( THE ATLANTIS GENE and DEPARTURE ). Published by Canyon Road, PANDEMIC is the first novel in a new two-book series, The Extinction Files , which is now complete. Fans of Dan Brown, Michael Crichton, Preston and Child, Robert Masello, and James Rollins are raving about the The Extinction Files , giving it over 3,000 reviews on Amazon and nearly 15,000 ratings on GoodReads. It's a novel that will change everything you think you know about pandemics. And may just save your life.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A.G. Riddle's novels have sold over three million copies and been published around the world in twenty languages. Several movie studios have optioned his work, including Twentieth Century Fox ( Departure ) and CBS Films ( The Origin Mystery ). When he's not writing, he can be found reading a book, mountain biking, or chasing his two-year-old daughter around the house yelling, "Stop What do you have in your mouth?"