By Jeff Rovin, Gillian Anderson
The first novel from iconic X-Files megastar Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling writer Jeff Rovin: A technological know-how fiction mystery of epic proportions.
Renowned baby psychologist Caitlin O'Hara is a unmarried mother attempting to juggle her task, her son, and a lackluster relationship existence. Her global is abruptly upturned whilst Maanik, the daughter of India's ambassador to the United countries, starts off talking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is certain that her matches have whatever to do with the hot assassination try out on her father—a capturing that has escalated nuclear tensions among India and Pakistan to harmful levels—but while kids world wide commence having related outbursts, Caitlin starts off to imagine that there's a extra sinister strength at work.
In Haiti, a pupil claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy all at once and inexplicably units himself on hearth. Animals, too, are performing irrationally, from rats in manhattan urban to birds in South the United States to bland condominium pets. With Asia at the cusp of nuclear warfare, Caitlin needs to race around the globe to discover the paranormal hyperlinks between those likely unrelated incidents as a way to shop her patient—and possibly the realm.
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But he still did not know where he was, and the speaker at the other end of the circuit must have understood his situation completely. "Don't worry, Dave. This is Frank Poole. I'm watching your heart and respiration-everything is perfectly normal. Just relax – take it easy. " Soft light flooded into the chamber; he saw moving shapes silhouetted against the widening entrance. And in that moment, all his memories came back to him, and be knew exactly where he was. Though he had come back safely from the furthest borders of sleep, and the nearest borders of death, he had been gone only a week.
At the end of the hundred days, Discovery would close down. All the crew would go into hibernation; only the essential systems would continue to operate, watched over by the ship's tireless electronic brain. She would continue to swing around Saturn, on an orbit now so well determined that men would know exactly where to look for her a thousand years hence. But in only five years, according to present plans, Discovery II would come. Even if six or seven or eight years elapsed, her sleeping passengers would never know the difference.
When Bowman used the highest magnification of Discovery's telescopes, he appeared to be hanging above a slightly flattened globe, looking down upon a vista of racing clouds that had been smeared into bands by the giant world's swift rotation. Sometimes those bands congealed into wisps and knots and continent-sized masses of colored vapor; sometimes they were linked by transient bridges thousands of miles in length. Hidden beneath those clouds was enough material to outweigh all the other planets in the Solar System.
A Vision of Fire (Earthend Saga, Book 1) by Jeff Rovin, Gillian Anderson