A Vested Interest: Immortality Gene

A Vested Interest: Immortality Gene

by John Chapman, Shelia Chapman

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BN ID: 2940044744868
Publisher: John Chapman
Publication date: 07/08/2012
Series: A Vested Interest , #1
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 507,193
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

We started the 'A Vested Interest' series in 2007 and it took over a year before I came up with an ending we were happy with. At 170,000 words A Vested Interest was too long though for a printed book. We cut it heavily but still ended with a 140,000 word book. There was no alternative, we had to split it into a two book series. Doing that, we thought, would allow us to put back some of the content we had cut and expand the second book (Dark Secrets) a little. Well that was the plan. We ended up splitting the second book and making a trilogy by adding 'No Secrets'. The original ending didn't quite fit now so we moved it into a fourth book - Stones, Stars and Solutions. And so it goes on. We are now writing book 10 and 11 of the series. Shelia has written a spin-off 'Blood of the Rainbow' trilogy. Altogether it's 2 million words so far! In terms of time, we've only covered a few months. There is an end in sight but not for another 5,000 years. Maybe I'll get to use my original ending then? About the Authors John and Shelia Chapman are a husband and wife team who met on Internet and crossed the Atlantic to be together. John, an English ex-science and computer teacher contributed the technology and 'nasty' bits while Shelia drew on her medical experience in the USA and produced the romance. The humour? That came from real life.

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A Vested Interest: Immortality Gene 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book had an interesting concept that draws me to the next book in the series. Though it has a decent plot, the flow of the story was a bit difficult to follow. The authors keep changing the point of view between the characters which made some of the dialogue confusing to follow. Also, the characters themselves appear immature for people who are doctors and scientists. This would have received a higher rating if not for the constant and confusing change of views.
EdAReader More than 1 year ago
This is one novel you will want to read. I had a hard time putting it down at night.
Zee_RN More than 1 year ago
Wow!   This book has captured my mind and heart. I Cam not wait to read the rest of this series.  I won't tell you anything about this book except read it. Become as hooked as i.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The characters are childish and the whole story is inconsistent, hard to follow. Stopped reading it on page 70 when I finally realised that it is nout going to improve.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago