The Gene: A Medical Thriller

The Gene: A Medical Thriller

by Timothy Browne

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Overview

We are the dwelling place of God-it is woven into our very DNA. Do we change the core of who we are by manipulating our genes? Is gene-therapy a miraculous cure or a slippery slope into eugenics?

Following their marriage, Dr. Nicklaus Hart and Maggie Russell enjoy the splendor and passion of a honeymoon in Hawaii. They learn that their union has brought new life, but the overflowing joy of Maggie's pregnancy and their romantic getaway is interrupted by the shocking news of a genetic disorder discovered in Maggie's family lineage. The devastating possibility that both Maggie and the baby carry the mutated gene for the horrific Huntington's disease, shakes their faith.

Faced with this dreadful diagnosis, Nick and Maggie seek peace as they wrestle with the heartbreaking discovery of a genetic disease versus the knowledge that God is good-He has made their baby in His image and knit him together in Maggie's womb. Like the millions of people around the world affected with genetic disorders, Nick and Maggie look for answers. With the belief that people are the dwelling place of God, and He is woven into the DNA, what should they do when that DNA has been corrupted?

Nick and Maggie travel to Poland, where the top geneticist, Emmanuelle Christianson, has founded and operates BioGenics whose mission statement is: Advancing the Human Genome. They understand that medical advances always cost something, but they face impossible decisions. They are unaware that the sinister side of genetic research has slithered in from the horrors of Nazi death camps into this modern-day technology. Their journey reveals more than the fight for knowledge, it uncovers a simmering evil left over from World War II. One that puts their lives in danger.

The Gene is the fourth book in a series of skillfully crafted medical thrillers. If you like fast-paced adventure, international settings, sizzling medical suspense, then you'll love this heart-pounding thriller by Timothy Browne.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947545182
Publisher: Agape Orthopaedics
Publication date: 07/12/2020
Series: A Dr Nicklaus Hart Medical Thriller , #4
Pages: 476
Sales rank: 554,164
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Dr. Timothy Browne is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Medical Missionary who has served around the world with Operation Blessing, Mercy Ships, and Hope Force International. Browne has ministered in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Brazil, Ukraine, Borneo, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, North Korea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Haiti, and Sierra Leone. He now lives in Western Montana with his wife, Julie, who along with their three sons, served with him.

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