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Origin Z

Origin Z

by Tony Hartzell


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Humans have always been fascinated by science and driven by the lingering questions of what is possible for it to accomplish. Is it possible to rid the earth of HIV, Ebola, and cancer?

When molecular biologist Tina "Teeny" Lisandro's father is stricken with MD, she makes a promise to help him. And while working in a lab she discovers a cure-immunity to diseases as a result of a splice between a human gene and one belonging to a rare salamander. It doesn't just boost the immune systems of the healthy-it repairs the damaged cells of those who are already ill.

As the world's overall health improves with the spread of the "Axola Flu" and disease is all but eradicated, the medical community flounders, forcing doctors and nurses into the unemployment lines.

World economies flail on the heels of this collapse, and a new epidemic looms on the horizon: the dying turn into predators, feeding on the nourishing Axola-laced blood of the new race of superhumans.

The most extraordinary medical breakthrough the world has ever seen could mean the death of the human race...

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ISBN-13: 9781523365890
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/19/2016
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Tony Hartzell has been in a mixed-race marriage for the past thirty years and has three beautiful children.

I would like to Thank and acknowledge my good friends Chris D and Ted W for their invaluable advice and plot suggestions for this work. I would also like to Thank my family for their patience and encouragement.

Origin Z is Hartzell's first published book.

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