Thursday, August 3, 2017

Book Beginnings + Friday 56: The Enoch Effect by Rick Acker

Book Beginnings is a weekly meme hosted by Rose City Reader that asks you to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you're reading.

Friday 56 is hosted by Freda's Voice and asks you to grab a book (any book), turn to page 56 or 56% in your ereader and share a non-spoilery sentence or two.

This week I'm featuring The Enoch Effect by Rick Acker.


Book Beginning

Silence filled the lab, interrupted only by faint electronic murmurs from scientific equipment lining the walls. A Cray supercomputer whispered secrets to itself in the corner.


 Friday 56 (56% on my Kindle)

"You are awake because we have questions for you. If you help us, you will stay awake. If you don't, you won't. In fact, you may never wake up again."


About the Book

Insurance litigator Leigh Collins has a knack for turning up that missing e-mail that wins the day or breaking down complex facts to sway a jury. So she’s hoping to make partner with her latest case: cancer researcher Dr. Elijah Rhodes and his life’s work are lost in a lab fire, and Biosolutions looks to cash in on a $100 million policy. Unfortunately, she’s up against Daniel Rubinelli, assistant general counsel for the biotech giant, who has a personal vendetta against cancer. In court, Leigh and Daniel clash from the beginning, ensuring a grueling case.

But soon greater concerns emerge. The late doctor might have found a “kill switch” for cancer cells—potentially wiping cancer off the face of the earth. While most of his findings were lost in the fire, he likely backed up his data, though encrypted beyond recovery.

Now, in this edge-of-your-seat thriller, two contentious lawyers must set aside their differences to locate the research before the doctor’s greatest discovery falls into the wrong hands…and the secret to life ends in death.


What have you been reading lately? Leave a comment below and let me know.

16 comments:

  1. Oh wow, this book definitely seems like it'll be thrilling! I'm not entirely sure it's for me but I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for sharing and I hope you have an amazing weekend!
    My Friday post
    Juli @  A Universe in Words

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  2. This is different! Sounds good. Catchy title as well.

    Happy reading and here's my Friday Meets: http://marelithalkink.blogspot.co.za/2017/08/friday-meets-4-august-2017.html

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  3. I really like the colors used on the cover. Happy reading!

    Lauren @ Always Me

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  4. Dang. My comment disappeared. I liked the beginning and the thrilling excerpt. I've not heard of this one before. Sounds good to me.

    My Friday 56 from The Forever Man

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  5. This one sounds intense...and exciting. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “CLOSE YOUR EYES, HOLD HANDS”

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  6. Sounds like a wonderful thriller. I have Dead Man's Bridge by Robert J. Mrazek this week. Happy reading!

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  7. Whoa!! Pretty intense 56! Pulled me right in! Happy weekend!

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  8. Thanks for featuring THE ENOCH EFFECT, Ashley! I hope you enjoy the last 44% of the book.

    -Rick

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    1. I'm sure I'll love it! Thanks for coming by, Rick! :)

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