The epic survival tale continues, as Book IV of ADAM’S CHRONICLES moves 500 years into the future. Planet Earth is still recovering from a disastrous meteor impact. The centuries-long effort to bring back animals and plants—and mankind itself—isMoreThe epic survival tale continues, as Book IV of ADAM’S CHRONICLES moves 500 years into the future. Planet Earth is still recovering from a disastrous meteor impact.
The centuries-long effort to bring back animals and plants—and mankind itself—is nearing its conclusion.Humans make a small footprint in this renewed world, though ecological disaster is expected from explosive population growth. Changes are in the works, troubles are brewing, and Adam Boatwright worries about the future.The long-lived geneticist vows to discourage mankind from again ruining the planet. He also takes on a new goal: to make life more robust while improving the platform for future evolution. In doing so, he would bring back animals driven to extinction by early humans, starting with woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats.READS LIKE AN ACTION ADVENTURE THRILLER.Although science is a major theme of this book, the story is non-technical in nature, all discussed in ordinary language as part of a thrilling saga.
The tale weaves together controlled evolution, intelligence enhancements, non-cryogenic embryo storage, expanded animal-human communications, and prolonged cessation of the aging process. Always, the main focus is on human actions and relationships.The story combines science with conjecture, mystery, thrills, and intrigue. It is also a tale of a great love, told as if it were true. Science plays just a backdrop role in this epic survival adventure.ADAM & BREEZE ARE ON A ROMANTIC FANTASY ADVENTURE.The heroic scientist is a long-term widower who finds a love that rejuvenates him.
His new wife is Breeze, who behaves much like her great-great-... grandmother, Vera (Adam’s earlier wife), and who resurrects the driving force behind this realistic science-fiction romance adventure. Some would say their story is a genetic-engineering techno-thriller—with minimal magic and an emphasis on science—all told in everyday languageThis is also a serious medical thriller resembling a romantic science-fiction tale, though there is little need to suspend disbelief. It flows like a true first-person biography.SCIENCE IS KEPT SIMPLE—LIKE A SCIENCE-FICTION ACTION THRILLER.We encounter the current issues of this story routinely in the news, and no equations, no graphs, and few technical terms are used.
This book is as easy to read as the daily newspaper. A few turns away from known facts make everything compelling, as we expect a medical thriller to be. But those twists could be tomorrow’s truth.Adam seems bigger than life, like an actual person who magically steps out of a movie screen amidst an action adventure thriller.