The Atlantis Gene

Author: A.G. Riddle
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 9781784970086
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Genre: Fiction

THE BATTLE TO SAVE HUMANITY HAS BEGUN. Off the coast of Antarctica, a research vessel discovers a mysterious structure buried deep within an iceberg. Entombed for thousands of years, it can't possibly be man-made. But a secretive and ruthless cabal think they know what it is... and what it means. The Immari have spent millennia preparing for the return of humanity's ancient enemy. Faced with an extinction-level threat, they believe mankind's only chance of survival will mean sacrificing 99.9% of the planet's population. It's a price the Immari are prepared to pay. Geneticist Kate Warner and intelligence agent David Vale may have a chance to avert the looming catastrophe, but only if they can decode the secrets of the Atlantis Gene and unlock the truth about humanity's origins.

The Atlantis World

Author: A. G. Riddle
Publisher: A.G. Riddle
ISBN: 1940026083
Release Date: 2014-05-15
Genre: Fiction

A GLOBAL CATACLYSM BEYOND IMAGINATION...A MYSTERIOUS SIGNAL FROM SPACE...AND ONE LAST HOPE TO SAVE THE HUMAN RACE:THE ATLANTIS WORLD.As the clock ticks down to humanity's extinction, a team of scientists will risk everything to unravel the secrets of the past._________________________________________________________Northern Morocco: Dr. Kate Warner cured a global pandemic, and she thought she could cure herself. She was wrong. And she was wrong about the scope of the Atlantis conspiracy. Humanity faces a new threat, an enemy beyond imagination. With her own time running out and the utter collapse of human civilization looming, a new hope arrives: a coded message from a potential ally.Arecibo Observatory: Mary Caldwell has spent her life waiting, watching the stars, looking for signs of intelligent life beyond our world. When that day comes, Mary is thrust into a struggle older than the human race, with far greater stakes. She must decide who to trust, because there's nowhere to hide.Antarctica: In the wake of the Atlantis Plague, Dorian Sloane finds himself a puppet to Ares' mysterious agenda. When Dorian moves to take control of the situation, Ares unleashes a cataclysm that changes everything. As the catastrophe circles the globe, Ares reveals the true nature of the threat to humanity, and Dorian agrees to one last mission: find and kill David Vale and Kate Warner. There will be no prisoners this time. The orders are seek and destroy, and Dorian has been promised that his own answers and salvation lie on the other side.With Dorian in pursuit, Kate, David, and their team race through the ruins of the Atlantean ship left on Earth, across Atlantean science stations throughout the galaxy, and into the past of a mysterious culture whose secrets could save humanity in its darkest hour. With their own lives on the line and time slipping away, Kate, David and Dorian are put to the ultimate test.

Pandemic

Author: A. G. Riddle
Publisher:
ISBN: 1788541294
Release Date: 2018-05
Genre: Communicable diseases

DAY 01. MANDERA COUNTY, KENYA. A young man arrives at a remote hospital. He's burning with fever and barely conscious. He's also bleeding from his eyes. Fearing an Ebola-like outbreak, the World Health Organisation scrambles a rapid response team headed by leading epidemiologist Dr. Peyton Shaw. But what she finds in Kenya is beyond her worst fears. The world is facing an outbreak quite unlike anything previously documented. In just two weeks' time a disease with a 95 percent fatality rate will infect every corner of the planet. To find a cure, Dr. Shaw must trace the origin of the pathogen. But with each passing hour, her suspicions grow: this outbreak is no natural catastrophe. Pandemic will take you inside the world's response to a deadly epidemic, blending meticulously researched science and history with the pulse-pounding fiction that has made A.G. Riddle an international bestseller.

Departure

Author: A. G. Riddle
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062431677
Release Date: 2015-10-20
Genre: Fiction

From the author of the #1 bestselling The Atlantis Gene comes a new novel in which the world’s past and future rests in the hands of five unwitting strangers in this definitive edition of A. G. Riddle's time-traveling, mind-bending speculative thriller. En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind. Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they’ve crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home? Five passengers seem to hold clues about what’s really going on: writer Harper Lane, venture capitalist Nick Stone, German genetic researcher Sabrina Schröder, computer scientist Yul Tan, and Grayson Shaw, the son of a billionaire philanthropist. As more facts about the crash emerge, it becomes clear that some in this group know more than they’re letting on—answers that will lead Harper and Nick to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy involving their own lives. As they begin to piece together the truth, they discover they have the power to change the future and the past—to save our world . . . or end it. A wildly inventive and propulsive adventure full of hairpin twists, Departure is a thrilling tale that weaves together power, ambition, fate, memory, and love, from a bold and visionary talent.

The Last Librarian

Author: Brandt Legg
Publisher: Laughing Rain
ISBN: 9781935070115
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre: Fiction

A thought provoking thriller from the USA Today bestselling author of The Cosega Sequence. and The CapStone Conspiracy. Never let them catch you reading. Eighty years from now there is no war, no hunger, and no pollution. The government decides to close the last remaining library still housing physical books. The contents will be burned. Almost no one notices. almost no one cares. In the year 2098, the world is secure and Earth’s 2.9 billion people are healthy and happy. After overcoming a series of calamities in the first half of the century, human advancements birthed a utopian sociey. So when the government announces it will shut down the last library and destroy the books, it hardly seems important. But in addition to the dusty volumes, the library holds many secrets. Unless an unlikely trio can save the books, humanity will lose more than just what is printed on those antique pages. With a single government ruling the entire planet, one currency, one language and no religion, the population is unified and enjoying the prosperity that comes with more than seven decades of peace. Free healthcare for all, and guaranteed employment, make the future a dream. But this future may only be safe if the AOI can hide the past. The books must be saved! The impossible task is up to an angry author, a brazen revolutionary and the last librarian. When everything is perfect, the only thing left to fear is the truth. This conspiracy thriller will appeal to fans of Ray Bradbury, George Orwell, Marcus Sakey, Ernest Cline, Hugh Howey, Daniel Silva, Clive Cussler, Orson Scott Card, Pierce Brown, Blake Crouch, Douglas E. Richards, A.G. Riddle, Ursula Le Guin, and Suzanne Collins. Praise for the Justar Journal "Pushed all the right buttons - SciFi, mystery, techno-thriller, quotes from great authors . . . " "Fascinating, clever story reminiscent of 1984.” “Richly deep characters. His words flow smoothly over a textured plot that's interlaced with an imaginative world of science fiction, captivating readers.” “A complex conspiracy that kept me guessing and reading until I consumed the entire series!" "Very engaging plot with thought provoking turns. Very exciting read.” Find out why nearly a million copies of Brandt Legg's books have been sold/downloaded worldwide. THE LAST LIBRARIAN (Justar Journal #1) THE LOST TREERUNNER (Justar Journal #2) THE LIST KEEPERS (Justar Journal #3)

Genome

Author: A. G. Riddle
Publisher:
ISBN: 1788541316
Release Date: 2018-04-23
Genre:

The X1 pandemic ravaged the world. Billions were infected, 30 million died. It was not an act of nature. X1 was man-made, a deadly plague deliberately released for one reason only: to force people to take the cure. But the cure is worse than the disease, a sophisticated nanotechnology that has the potential to enslave all humanity unless Dr Peyton Shaw can stop it. Dr Shaw's search for the culprits and a countermeasure starts at the ends of the Earth, on a sunken submarine beneath the Arctic ice. It will take her deep into humanity's past, towards an ancient secret encoded in our DNA, and a revelation that will rewrite history... The final thrilling installment of the Extinction Files will change your very understanding of what it means to be human, blending meticulous scientific research with the heart-pounding fiction that has made A.G. RIDDLE a global phenomenon.

Win

Author: Vera Nazarian
Publisher: Norilana Books
ISBN: 9781607621508
Release Date: 2017-07-12
Genre: Fiction

The Games are Forever! It's one thing to Qualify and Compete… Now she must Win. Gwen Lark, nerd, geek, and awkward smart girl, is among the lucky ones. She's one of several million teenage refugees to escape the extinction-level asteroid barreling towards Earth and reach the ancient colony planet of Atlantis. But Atlantis is a strange new world with higher gravity and a blazing white sun, where nothing is as expected. The new arrivals from Earth will now belong to the majority class of non-citizens who face a lifetime of hard work and limited rights. To make matters worse, Gwen's rare and powerful talent, her Logos voice, is viewed as a potential weapon to be exploited by the Imperator, as well as a threat to the Kassiopei Imperial Dynasty and its uncompromising control over the people of Atlantis. A last-minute heartbreak prior to arrival turns to joy, when Gwen receives a declaration of love from an unexpected source. The Wedding date is set, but before she can be joined with her true love, she is forced to compete in the brutal and deadly Games of the Atlantis Grail to save herself, her family, friends, and everything she cares about. Once again, her intelligence, quick thinking skills, resilience, and creativity are challenged to the breaking point. The Games are monumental, intricate, lethal . . . and the Games are Forever. This time Gwen must fight and figure her way through the most difficult and sophisticated contest she has ever faced. Terrifying Ordeals and impossible Challenges, ruthless skilled Competitors, vicious secret assassins, and dubious teammates she must work with but cannot trust, are just the beginning. . . . Meanwhile, as the Games rage, the fate of two worlds is at stake as a new alien threat looms over Earth and Atlantis. But Gwen Lark has a secret weapon of her own. It's not her Logos voice and its untapped power to control orichalcum technology and perpetuate change. It is Gwen herself. WIN is the third book in The Atlantis Grail series.

The Bone Labyrinth

Author: James Rollins
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062381637
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Genre: Fiction

A war is coming, a battle that will stretch from the prehistoric forests of the ancient past to the cutting-edge research labs of today, all to reveal a true mystery buried deep within our DNA, a mystery that will leave readers changed forever . . . In this groundbreaking masterpiece of ingenuity and intrigue that spans 50,000 years in human history, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins takes us to mankind’s next great leap. But will it mark a new chapter in our development . . . or our extinction? In the remote mountains of Croatia, an archaeologist makes a strange discovery: a subterranean Catholic chapel, hidden for centuries, holds the bones of a Neanderthal woman. In the same cavern system, elaborate primitive paintings tell the story of an immense battle between tribes of Neanderthals and monstrous shadowy figures. Who is this mysterious enemy depicted in these ancient drawings and what do the paintings mean? Before any answers could be made, the investigative team is attacked, while at the same time, a bloody assault is made upon a primate research center outside of Atlanta. How are these events connected? Who is behind these attacks? The search for the truth will take Commander Gray Pierce of Sigma Force 50,000 years into the past. As he and Sigma trace the evolution of human intelligence to its true source, they will be plunged into a cataclysmic battle for the future of humanity that stretches across the globe . . . and beyond. With the fate of our future at stake, Sigma embarks on its most harrowing odyssey ever—a breathtaking quest that will take them from ancient tunnels in Ecuador that span the breadth of South America to a millennia-old necropolis holding the bones of our ancestors. Along the way, revelations involving the lost continent of Atlantis will reveal true mysteries tied to mankind’s first steps on the moon. In the end, Gray Pierce and his team will face to their greatest threat: an ancient evil, resurrected by modern genetic science, strong enough to bring about the end of man’s dominance on this planet. Only this time, Sigma will falter—and the world we know will change forever.

GENESIS CONSPIRACY

Author: James D. Prescott
Publisher: Prescott Publishing
ISBN: 1926456173
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Genre: Fiction

The most startling secret in human history is about to be revealed... Buried deep beneath the ocean's surface lies the world's most important discovery. A piece of modern technology thousands of years old. To unlock its origins, archaeologist Dr. Martin Anders and a small team will travel to a distant land shrouded in mystery and surrounded by creatures long believed extinct. But they aren't alone. An ancient order is close behind. And they're determined to suppress a power they believe man was never meant to possess. The stakes for the human race couldn't be higher. What awaits Anders might not only answer one of man's oldest questions, it could save him from extinction.

Cyberstorm

Author: Matthew Mather
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9781443432276
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Genre: Fiction

In this prescient thriller about an all-too-possible scenario, a man fights to keep his family alive when a cyberworld meltdown and fierce storms cut New York City off from the world. Mike Mitchell is an average New Yorker living in an apartment in Chelsea, struggling to keep his family together. When the Internet goes down, he suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive. The electricity and power supplies fade in and out, and the explanations offered by the authorities are vague and untrustworthy. A string of increasingly bizarre disasters starts appearing on the world’s news networks, and a monster snowstorm hits New York City before Christmas. Mike and his close friends and family hunker down in their apartment building for safety, organizing and rationing food and water. Outside, the boundaries between lawful and criminal behaviour break down as resources become scarce. With the threat to their safety growing, Mike and his family pin their hopes on fleeing the city for the countryside. But as the world and cyberworld come crashing down, New York is suddenly cut off, turning the city into a wintry tomb where nothing is what it seems, and where no one can be trusted . . .

Evelyn After

Author: Victoria Helen Stone
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
ISBN: 1503938719
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Fiction

Evelyn Tester is sleepwalking through her suburban life--until a late-night phone call startles her awake. Her husband, a prestigious psychiatrist, has been in an accident. And he isn't alone. Suddenly Evelyn's world isn't as tidy as she thought. And in the midst of it all is Juliette, not only her husband's secret lover but also his patient. If news of the affair were to get out, it would ruin more than just Evelyn's marriage. Although it's a bitter pill for Evelyn to swallow, protecting her family means staying silent--even if, as she begins to discover, the night of the accident has consequences far more dangerous than the unmasking of an affair. But the more Evelyn learns about Juliette's picture-perfect life--complete with a handsome, unsuspecting husband--the more she yearns for revenge...and satisfaction. Her growing obsession fuels her rage, burning away her complacency. What will be left of her after it flames out?

Raising Atlantis

Author: Thomas Greanias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416523949
Release Date: 2005-08-01
Genre: Fiction

BURIED UNDER TWO MILES OF ICE. In Antarctica, a glacial earthquake swallows up a team of scientists...and exposes a mysterious monument older than the Earth itself. In Peru, archaeologist Dr. Conrad Yeats is apprehended by U.S. Special Forces...to unlock the final key to the origins of the human race. In Rome, the pope summons environmental activist Dr. Serena Serghetti to the Vatican...and reveals a terrifying vision of apocalyptic disaster. In space, a weather satellite reveals four massive storms forming around the South Pole...and three U.S. spy satellites disappear from orbit. These are the end times, when the legends of a lost civilization and the prophecies of the world's great religions lead a man and a woman to a shattering discovery that will change the fate of humankind. This is the ultimate voyage, a journey to the center of time, as awe-inspiring as the dawn of man--and as inevitable as doomsday. This is RAISING ATLANTIS....

Franz Kafka s The Castle

Author: David Fishelson
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 082221900X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Drama

THE STORY: Cited as one of the 100 greatest works of fiction of all time by a panel of international writers in 2002, THE CASTLE remains Kafka's most magical novel (New York Times). By turns sexy, comic and horrifying, this new stage version of T