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The Seventh Sun

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In a breathtaking debut drawing on complex science and recently discovered deep-sea biology, Kent Lester has married fast-paced narrative and cutting-edge, reality-based science to produce an edge-of-the-seat thriller. A seemingly random murder off the Honduran coast leads scientist Dan Clifford to a massive corporate conspiracy. Illegal, automated, undersea operations have unwittingly awakened a primordial organism that turns host organisms into neurotoxin factories, wreaking havoc with aquatic life and the nearby human population. This maleficence threatens to trigger a worldwide outbreak that could end in human extinction, the Seventh Sun of ancient myth. When the CDC and the full resources of the U.S. biological threats team fail to uncover the source of the devastation, Dan and a brilliant marine biologist, Rachel Sullivan, must plumb the deeps and face an unimaginable, ancient horror in the murky depths. It's up to them to stop this terror before a determined multi-national corporation unleashes death on an unsuspecting world.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 164 x 237 x 35mm | 621g
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765382229
  • 9780765382221
  • 2,279,435

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"Told with a ripped-from-the-headlines authenticity and immediacy that left me breathless." --James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author

"A thrill-a-minute ride! Kent Lester knows how to make science wildly entertaining." --Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author

"The characters are real, the science is convincing and disturbing, and the pacing is excellent . . . A winner." --Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author

"Lester paints a dangerous and dark world, with a bitter realness on every page." --Steve Berry, New York Timesbestselling author
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About Kent Lester

KENT LESTER is an entrepreneur who has started several successful businesses. He has always had a strong interest in science, technology, and oceanography, which is reflected in the scientific accuracy of The Seventh Sun, his first novel. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is hard at work on the next Dan Clifford thriller.
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83 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
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4 30% (25)
3 31% (26)
2 6% (5)
1 4% (3)
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