By Scott Sigler
From acclaimed writer Scott Sigler—New York occasions bestselling writer of Infected and Contagious—comes a story of genetic experimentation’s worst nightmare come precise.
Every 5 mins, a transplant candidate dies whereas watching for a middle, a liver, a kidney. think a expertise which can offer these life-saving transplant organs for a nominal price ... and picture what an organization might do to get a monopoly on that technology.
On a distant island within the Canadian Arctic, PJ Colding leads a gaggle of geneticists who've chanced on this holy grail of medication. via reverse-engineering the genomes of hundreds of thousands of mammals, Colding's group has dialed again the evolutionary clock to re-create humankind’s universal ancestor. the strategy? unlawful. the end result? A computer-engineered residing creature, an animal whose organs may be implanted in any one, and with out probability of transplant rejection.
There's only one challenge: these ancestors are no longer the docile herd animals that Colding's crew predicted. in its place, Colding’s paintings has given delivery to something big, something evil.
With those killer creatures at the prowl, Colding and the girl he loves needs to struggle to outlive — even as government brokers shut in to close the venture down, and the deep-pocketed corporation backing this learn proves to have its personal cold-blooded schedule.
As the creators turn into the prey within the final conflict for survival, Scott Sigler takes readers at the final thrill-ride—and bargains a chilling cautionary account of what can occur while hubris, greed, and insanity force clinical experimentation earlier the threshold of reason.
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Ancestor: A Novel by Scott Sigler