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New release book review: EASY GO by Michael Crichton writing as John Lange

ScienceThrillers.com review of Easy Go, by Michael Crichton writing as John Lange in the Med School Years series Publication date: July 23, 2013 Category: thriller; heist thriller Tech rating (out of 5): none given; not a science thriller or technothriller Summary (from the … Continue reading

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PETROPLAGUE book giveaway: Enter to win copy signed by author Amy Rogers

It’s been a while since I gave away some of my own work. Now is your chance to win a new, signed hardcover of my science thriller Petroplague, a “compellingly written, technically literate” thriller that’s “in the top five on my … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Science in Movies

Last week Smithsonian.com posted two articles by Megan Gambino on the top 5 “Science Done Right” and “Science Done Wrong” movies.  This is a topic near and dear to me, though the focus here at ScienceThrillers.com is novels not movies. … Continue reading

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PETROPLAGUE book giveaway: Enter to win copy signed by author Amy Rogers

**CONTEST NOW ENDED** Win a free copy of the new science thriller Petroplague by Amy Rogers, a “compellingly written, technically literate” thriller that’s “in the top five on my best of 2011 list” according to reviewers. In Los Angeles, the car … Continue reading

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Latest book review: Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston

from the notes of Michael Crichton; written by Richard Preston (very good; top 50% of SciThri) Year published: 2011 Category: science thriller Tech rating (out of 5): SUMMARY: Jurassic Park meets Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. (Okay, I’m not the … Continue reading

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Book GIVEAWAY! Win Micro by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the founder of the modern science thriller, publishes from the grave. Last week, his latest novel Micro was released in hardcover, written by Richard Preston (author of The Hot Zone, five-star nonfiction science thriller) using notes left behind … Continue reading

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Best thrillers for geeks (holiday science gifts #2)

Amazon.com Widgets ‘Tis the season for cold nights, warm blankets, hot mugs, and sizzling books.  Looking for a suitable gift idea for the geek in your life?  ScienceThrillers is here to help with a series of posts on geek gifts. … Continue reading

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Web Treasure Tuesday: Michael Crichton’s Micro

If you visit the official Michael Crichton fan page on Facebook, you can read an excerpt from his forthcoming book Micro, written by Richard Preston (of The Hot Zone fame) based on notes left behind before Crichton died.  Also, take … Continue reading

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