WIRED by Douglas E. Richards
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...Wired has all the makings of a best seller; a good structure, suspense at the right pages and well developed characters.
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The New York Times and USA Today bestseller!
The #1 bestselling Kindle book for an entire year in two major categories: technothrillers and science fiction, by the author called, "a worthy successor to Michael Crichton." (SFBook.com)

Kira Miller is a brilliant genetic engineer who discovers how to temporarily achieve savant-like capabilities in all areas of thought and creativity. But what if this transcendent level of intelligence brings with it a ruthless megalomania?

David Desh left the special forces after his team was brutally butchered in Iran. Now he has been reactivated for one last mission: find Kira Miller, the enigmatic genius behind a bioterror plot that threatens millions. But when Desh learns that the bioterror plot is just the tip of the iceberg, he is thrust into a byzantine maze of deception and intrigue, and he becomes a key player in a deadly game he can't begin to understand. A game that is certain to have a dramatic impact on the future course of human history. . .

WIRED is a smart thriller crammed with breakneck action, unexpected twists, mind-expanding science, and intriguing concepts readers will be contemplating long after they've read the last page.

"Richards is a tremendous new talent" (Stephen Coonts) who can "keep you turning the pages all night long" (Douglas Preston)

Near Future Science Fiction Thrillers by Douglas E. Richards
WIRED (Wired 1), AMPED (Wired 2)
MIND'S EYE (Nick Hall 1), BRAINWEB (Nick Hall 2)
QUANTUM LENS        SPLIT SECOND        GAME CHANGER

Kids Science Fiction Thrillers (9 and up, enjoyed by kids and adults alike)
TRAPPED (Prometheus Project 1), CAPTURED (Prometheus Project 2), STRANDED (Prometheus Project 3)     
OUT OF THIS WORLD      THE DEVIL'S SWORD
 

About Douglas E. Richards

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Douglas E. Richards is the author of a science fiction series that has won rave reviews in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine, Kirkus, School Library Journal, Odyssey Magazine, and numerous others. In 2010, in recognition of his work, he was selected to be a "special guest" at San Diego Comic-Con International, along with such icons as Stan Lee, Ray Bradbury, and Rick Riordan. Douglas has a master's degree in molecular biology and has authored a wide variety of popular science pieces for National Geographic, the BBC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Earth and Sky, Today's Parent, and many others.
 
Published July 23, 2012 by Paragon Press. 358 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, War. Fiction
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Open Book Society

Good
Reviewed by hmhibbit on May 14 2012

Richards is an excellent writer, who has created interesting, relatable characters...

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BellaOnline

Good

If you are a fan of books so full of suspense that you just can't read it fast enough, you will enjoy this book.

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Helium

Excellent
on Aug 23 2012

...Wired has all the makings of a best seller; a good structure, suspense at the right pages and well developed characters.

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Gather Books

Excellent
Reviewed by Sheila Deeth on May 27 2012

...a wholly satisfying conclusion that answers and adds to all the readers’ questions...an excellent sci-fi action thriller for the new century.

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Excellent
Reviewed by Charline Ratcliff on Sep 11 2011

...wow, what a riveting read! To sum up in one sentence or less…Richards is an amazing writer.

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