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De Novo Syndrome (A Novel of the DMB Files) (for fans of Ernest Cline, John Scalzi, Pierce Brown)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2014


    It all sounds like a good mix but I found it incredibly confusing. Rather unbelievable as well; I know it's fiction and there is a willing suspension of disbelief implied, but too many times the situation became so improbable that I lost interest.

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  • Posted June 15, 2013

    An incredible science fiction/thriller full of mystery and suspe

    An incredible science fiction/thriller full of mystery and suspense.

    Dr. Jim Buckner is trying to find a cure for his daughter's 'illness.'  What he doesn't realize is his research will result in a war between factions he didn't know existed.  He finds himself and his daughter right in the center of this latest fight.  "De Novo Syndrome" by Jim Buckner (David Mark Brown) is an amazing new science fiction/thriller.  This novel is a wild ride, full of speculation, mystery, and action.  You won't be able to put it down.

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book.  The reader is thrown immediately into an intense ride where you always feel at least one step behind.  I found the writing style to my taste and the character development to be fantastic.  I am aware the author has multiple other books that may be connected with this new series and which may fill in some of the blanks, though I believe this book can stand on it's own.  Although the book leaves the reader with more questions then answers, I did not find this detrimental or frustrating.  The action was profound and his take on telekinesis captivating.  The mystery and suspense leaves the reader wanting more.

    Brown's character development was flawless.  Dr. Bucker is a great character, full of humor.  He also has a side of himself that even he doesn't understand.  The reader follows Buckner while he discovers what he is capable of, as well as what has been hiding in plain sight all these years.  The world is a much different place then he ever imagined.

    It is a genuinely fantastic science fiction thriller with an extra splash of science and human evolution.  I read this book extremely quickly and will be impatiently waiting for the next installment.  

    I received this novel thorough Goodreads First Reads.  This in no way influenced my review.  I was not compensated for, nor required to, write a review.

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  • Posted June 4, 2013

    Highly recommended loved it

    This was made for me.I love fiction and science fiction.This was a delightful book.I read it in one day.

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