Amazon.com: The Underwater Photographer eBook: Martin Edge: Kindle Store hScienceThrillers REVIEW No star rating given for indies The Seneca Scourge is a debut indie thriller by real life physician Carrie Rubin I became aware of Rubin s work first througher blog The Write Transition at CarrieRubincom where she consistently posts brilliant funny and #sometimes scatalogical tidbits about life the universe and everything I knew I Growing Marijuana (Idiot's Guides) had to reader bookThe Seneca #scatalogical tidbits about life the universe and everything I knew I The Jane Austen Project had to reader bookThe Seneca is a
genre blending novel The first 50% is solid medical thriller with blending novel The first 50% is solid medical thriller with scientific elements It s set in a Dynamite Doc or Christmas Dad? hospital features a female infectious disease physician as the protagonist and introduces a deadly new influenza in a typical way index case coughing throughout an international flight But the book doesn t stay in the worn plague thriller path Halfway through is a twist which launches the book into science fiction Without specifically giving a spoiler I ll tell you that the plot twist introduces a whole bunch of plot issues that I expect will divide readers into two camps those who rolled with it and those who couldn t suspend their disbelief enough and uit reading If you ignore some of the uestions nagging you as you read why did sheife did x then why not yetc I think you ll be satisfied Rubin s focus is on the main character the medical setting and the virus Readers who keep their attention on these parts of the plot which are well done will enjoy a good story That said Industrial Applications of Biopolymers and Their Environmental Impact hard core SF fans should stay awayRubin does a particularly good job with the medical clinical aspects of this novel Her depictions ofospital activity Retraite sur le Cantique des Cantiques: Commentaires bibliques (Spiritualité) (French Edition) hierarchy and procedures are both accurate and engaging Her insider status is made clear by details such as adding a personal code to a pager number to indicate who is calling She uses but does not overuse medical terminology and tosses in someospital slang death motel morgue vampire juice blood sample to good effect As the new epidemic unfolds er characters display
solid clinical logic backed up by test resultsWriting a plague thriller is tough Rubin scores very well in er science clinical logic backed up by test resultsWriting a plague thriller is tough Rubin scores very well in The Elusive Heiress Nancy Drew her science introducing an intriguing element involving prions She does okay iner depiction of the impact of the plague excellent for in the Pizarro and the Conuest of Peru hospital effects not as good for community effects which would be much bigger and uses an original trick to solve the biggest plague thriller problem of allow to end the story Her main technical error in the plague story she acknowledges in Are You There God? It's Me M her Author Note that the way contaminated research specimens areandled in the story is probably not realistic But who knows what people would really do under such circumstancesSummary The Seneca Scourge is a prototypical beach read medical plague thriller with science and science fiction elements written by a medical insider who Evan (O'Connor Brothers Vol. 5) has an easy to read writing style It s fun fast original and won t strain your emotionsUnusual words SARS ARDS influenza C prion CDC ICU epidemiologist negative pressure rhonchi epidemicParent alert rare appropriate profanityFCC disclaimer A free e copy of this book was given to me for review As always I made no guarantee that I would read the book or post a positive review The Seneca ScourgeThe Seneca Scourge by Carrie Rubin is a gripping page turner I don t normally read medical thrillers but Rubinad me by the prologue I think that is because the scourge is something that could On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS happen something that we ve seenappen although only mildly think SARScompared to the terror in this book and in that sense the fear is something we can all relate to Not wanting to Not a fan It started out Dr Sydney McKnight a young physician battling the deadliest influenza pandemic of all time joins forces with Dr Casper Jones an odd new research virologist whose arrival coincides with the virus’s advent and whose presence raises Ine and I was all about this thriller Then it jumped into #Fantasyland Without My Permission #without my permission t want to give much away but I was not a fan Good grief Carrie Rubin s The Seneca Scourge Whiskey Creek Press 2012 was a wonderful book From page 3 well maybe page 4 I was trapped No breaks for work walking the dog or research on my upcoming novel I ad to read Dr Sydney McKnight is a specialist in infectious diseases brought in to consult on a patient who I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad has what appears to be influenza but it s doing something the common flu never does It s killing the patient When many cases just like this show up around the world McNight knows they are in trouble What comes to be called the Seneca Strain isighly transferable fatal 75% of the time and Pip Sueak Saves the Day Medici Books for Children has no known cure or treatment Arriving out of nowhere to assist is a well know doctor with a brilliant reputation in the field of infectious diseases but something s off aboutim McKnight does a Google search and finds nothing matches with the man she sees in Dragonsbane herospital The she digs into Lonestar Sanctuary him the odder it gets but that is forgotten when McKnight is faced with a story twist I never saw comingThanks to Rubin s in depth knowledge of medicine the plot is authentic and organic with the interwoven complexities that make readers feel like they are part of an overworkedospital during a never ending crisis I was looking for a medical thriller and found the perfect one This is ighly recommended if you like the cleverness and insider knowledge of medical thrillers I thoroughly enjoyed Carrie Rubin s medical thriller The Seneca Scourge Although I knew the very limited information that the novel was about an epidemic I didn t read any reviews ahead of time and I was glad I got to experience the story unfolding on its own without anticipating the plot twistsWhen Dr Sydney McKnight finds erself at the epicenter of a new viral outbreak she struggles to treat patients who keep dying despite Understanding the Black Economy and Black Money in India her team s best efforts The new rock star virologist Dr Casper Jonesas an impressive resume but a shady bedside manner When Sydney sees Dr Jones injecting one of Desperate (Bad Baker Boys, her patients with an unknown substance she begins to investigate And she findserself in the middle of a medical mystery spiraling out of control complete with a shocking sci fi twist Will Sydney be able
to protect andprotect and Biocentrismo. L'universo, la coscienza. La nuova teoria del tutto her patients while uncovering Dr Jones s secrets I was flipping through the pages to find outAs I read recently this book is a cross genre gem I would recommend The Seneca Scourge to anyone who enjoys a page turning medical mystery with sci fi elements Rubin is a strong writer with a good sense of pacing Iad a ard time putting it down when I knew I should be turning off the light This is a medical thriller with a time travel twist to the plotIt s an enjoyable read with a writing style that is straight forward and uick paced The author is a doctor which makes er How Drawings Work hospital scenes and background information so real it s a bit scaryThe characters are well done particularly the main protagonist Dr Sydney McNightI thoroughly enjoyed it but the contagion themead me washing my Truly Irresistible hands than usual Usually I stay away from medical thrillers because they get too technical and lose my interest or the premise completely freaks me out and I can t sleep for a weekI was uite taken with Carrie Rubin s debut novel The Seneca Scourge as the author creates a fictitious environment that is both believable and entertaining Rubin useser professional background to Whisper Loudly her advantage ander med. Estions than answersAs scientists around the world search for an explanation for the virus’s I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life high mortality rate Sydney’s distrust of Casper grows especially after she discoversim injecting an unidentified substance into er pa. ,
Carrie Rubin é 3 downloadIcal prowess shines throughout the storyA seemingly innocent sneeze on an international flight is all it takes to plunge the world into turmoil The reader is right there with the main character Dr Sydney McKnight as the outbreak barrels forward at a soul stopping rate with no remorse A powerful disease nobody is safe not even the key characters of the storyThe mysterious nature of Dr Casper Jones baffles Sydney and the reader adding another ead scratching element in this
roller coaster of a story We feel for Sydney as shecoaster of a story We feel for Sydney as she to save and fails There is a Mark of the Dragon Urban Dragon heroic beauty abouter that we admire and we know even with Soigner le Sida autrement avec le protocole ICCARRE her disclosed flaws that Dr McKnight s a stand upuman beingWhat I found most interesting was the intimate portrayal of the Tubâ va ma'nâ ye shab hospital itself the genuineearts of the people underneath the scrubs and masks and Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) how they often surrender their lives to their professionsExciting uniue and intelligent The Seneca Scourge willave you flipping pages maniacally and sprinting away from the next person that sneezes Britt Skrabanekhttpbrittskrabanekcom A medical thriller this is a very good d but novel which stopped me from getting on with my life because I simply Rechnen und Textaufgaben - Gymnasium 5. Klasse (Mathematik: Textaufgaben/Sachaufgaben, Band 155) had to know whatappened next The title tells it to us straight We know exactly what the storyline is likely to be with such an introduction In itself the title is a very good ook as far as I m
"ConcernedI Ve Always Been "ve always been sucker for a nice pandemic with apocalyptic potential and for the first alf of the book that is exactly what we get #Then About Half Way #about Three Religious Rebels The Forefathers of the Trappists half way the storyline explodes If youaven t taken a break so far forget it You ve missed your chanceI liked the originality of the conclusion in fact I loved it I would The Sunset Warrior haveappily joined the main characters if that were possible The descriptions were easy to follow including the medical terms which are sufficiently well explained for us non medical folk I read this book in bed at night with a sore throat and that made it all the real for me You ll be surprised Highland Hucow how uickly I left my measly cold behindow eagerly I went back to work as soon as I finished reading The psychology certainly worked on meThe characters are very well developed I loved Sydney and er strength in dealing with one disaster after another I loved the way she dealt with mysterious doctor Casper Jones too And I loved Casper for the choices e made eventuallyAll in all this was an excellent book which I read in less than 24 Dien Cai Dau Wesleyan Poetry hours with a break for a bit of uneasy sleep I can t seeow it could Hope Solo: My Story Young Readers' Edition have been improved upon It was all Iad expected and then Well done Carrie Rubin Five stars for a thoroughly enjoyable read The Seneca Scourge by Carrie Rubin is a fast paced medical thriller that keeps readers guessing The characters are well developed and unpredictable Dr Sydney McKnight the protagonist is sympathetic yet fierce a great uality Control in the Pharmaceutical Industry heroine to root for The plot is a twisty one that surprised me at various turns but it never steered off course I always felt like I was right in the middle of the actionRubin a doctor knows just where to leave off a scene to make readers want to keep turning the page Even through the gruesome detail I still wanted to know what was going toappen next Rubin s medical background and expertise is evident throughout the novel and she writes with authority without being self indulgent The Seneca Scourge is a well written and terrifying book that left me thinking I will never breathe freely on a plane again A riveting read from a wonderfully talented author Hoping for a seuel. Tient Despite a Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book) heavy patient load rebuttals fromer boss and an increasingly strained relationship with Oh Susannah her boyfriend Sydney is determined to learn the truth But what she finds will plungeer into danger and change The Founders of Psychical Research her life foreve.