Amy Rogers, MD, PhD, is a Harvard-educated scientist, novelist, journalist, educator, critic, and publisher who specializes in all things science-y. Her novels Petroplague, Reversion, and The Han Agent use real science and medicine to create plausible, frightening scenarios in the style of Michael Crichton. Formerly a microbiology professor, she is the founder of ScienceThrillers Media publishing company, an Active member of International Thriller Writers, and serves as treasurer for Northern California Publishers and Authors. In addition, she runs the ScienceThrillers.com book review website and writes a monthly science column for Sacramento’s Inside Publications. Learn more at AmyRogers.com.
In this fascinating collection about how things work, Dr. Amy Rogers holds her nose at a landfill, listens to an iron lung, votes for a science idol, watches fish climb a ladder, buys earthquake insurance, visits a water treatment plant, and more as she explores the science and engineering behind Sacramento transportation, weather, utilities, ecology, and health.
In the 1930s, Japanese scientists in China committed heinous crimes in their quest for the ultimate biological weapon. The war ended. Their mission did not.
Eighty years later, a Tokyo-based drug company hires a Japanese-American scientist after she illegally creates a mutant flu virus.
"...scientific accuracy and speculation that will leave you stunned."--#1 NYT bestselling author James Rollins
An American scientist tries a radical new gene therapy to save the life of a young boy at an elite medical tourism center in Mexico. When a drug cartel takes over the hospital, she and a very special dog must battle not only gangsters but a deadly new virus to keep the boy--and themselves--alive.