Ecological Thriller Book Launch

Ecological Thriller Book Launch – An Evening with Jon McGoran

Meet author Jon McGoran at the launch of his new ecological thriller, Drift. Local experts on GMOs will be here to discuss the inspiration for this engaging novel at the short talk and reception.

Reading, 6:30 p.m.
Reception and Book Signing, 7 p.m.
Free and open to the public, registration requested at: http://jonmcgoran-ans.eventbrite.com/

After the death of his parents, Philadelphia narcotics Detective Doyle Carrick plans to spend a thirty-day suspension drinking alone in the country. But then a highpowered drug gang shows up in town, and even as he uncovers their scheme to sell genetically altered heroin, Doyle realizes they are up to something far more sinister. Soon, he must race to stop them from unleashing a deadly new plague that could kill millions, and earn billions for those who control the cure.

At the reception, meet some of the local organizations that inspired various aspects of the book:
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences -  Visit the tropical butterfly garden and check out other environmental and sustainability programming.
  • GMO Free Pennsylvania
  • …and more!

Jon McGoran is the author of Drift, an ecological thriller coming out Summer 2013 from Tor/Forge Books. Writing as D. H. Dublin, he is the author of the forensic crime thrillers Freezer Burn, Blood Poison, and Body Trace, from Penguin Books. His short fiction, nonfiction and satire have appeared in a variety of publications and anthologies. He is a member of the Mystery Writers Association and the International Thriller Writers and a founding member of the Liars Club.

“I have been following and writing about trends in food and agriculture for many years,” says McGoran. “As a fan of thrillers with massive crazy evil plots, and a writer with one of those minds that is always hatching them, I couldn’t help notice how the news about food in recent years has read like a thriller, or even science fiction: genetic modification, transgenics, cloning, irradiation, and the release of genetically engineered foods into the environment. When I had the ideas at the center of Drift, I knew it was a book I had to write.”

Event Venue : Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

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Ecological Thriller Book Launch
Event Category: Conferences
When: July 9, 2013
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
More Info: http://www.ansp.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AcademyofNaturalSciences
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AcadNatSci


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