Thursday, 17 January 2008

Sneak peek at Fossil Hunter by John B Olson


In the desolate Iraqi desert, a lone shepherd stumbles across a whale fossil. Initial analysis indicates that it could be a new species—a discovery that could shed new light on the evolution debate.

Paleontologist Dr. Katie James is asked to lead an expedition to recover the rest of the fossil before her archrival, Nick Murad, can find it first.
But while she’s there, Katie also uncovers the unexpected—a human fossil so controversial she’s forced to collaborate with Nick to analyze the find before it can be destroyed by a fundamentalist government faction.

Their initial results fly in the face of current scientific theory, and it seems the whole world turns against them, including those they thought they could trust most.
Then the fossil disappears, sending Nick and Katie on a chase that could cost them their reputations, their careers—even their lives.

I have had the absolute pleasure of reading this book ~ it is fantastic! Look for my review shortly of this highly-paced and fascinating insight into paleontology, evolution and the lives of a couple of unique and captivating characters!


Anonymous said...

So glad to hear you enjoyed this one ... John is a total sweetheart. Hope this one flies off the shelves for him. : )

Rel said...

Well, I certainly think it should :)

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