The Trilogy Begins
by Dean De Servienti
Pub Date 31 Mar 2017
Darfur, Sudan. 2009. Two doctors employed by NGOs stumble across a strange metallic cylinder, which has been embedded—for perhaps millions of years—in desert rock. Mystified by the object, they gather four of the world’s leading experts in science and technology—a computer scientist, a physicist, a biochemist, and a genetic researcher—and head to London to study it thoroughly.
The six have barely begun running tests on the cylinder, when they suddenly disappear—telling family members not to go looking for them. But word about the discovery has gotten out—and for these six civilians, it might already be too late.
Mossad, the Israeli national intelligence agency, has been instructed to recover the mysteriously powerful object at any cost—even if that means eliminating the scientists. Hot on Mossad’s trail is the CIA, determined to chase down the fugitives first, no matter the consequences.
As the noose tightens, the six scramble to figure out the what the cylinder is and who built it—ultimately revealing a dramatic truth that could change the world forever.
A fast-paced, globe-trotting thriller that asks the reader to consider the earth’s very origins, Quantum is the first novel in a three-book series.
KIRKUS REVIEW: “...Shugaar’s English translation clearly renders De Servienti’s intelligent narrative...Smart sci-fi with a much-desired object that’s far more engaging than the average MacGuffin…”
CLARION REVIEW: “...Quantum is a fun mystery, and its action-adventure turns are backed by science as well as history…” (4/5 stars)
READERS FAVORITE REVIEW: “…Quantum is one of those rare novels that you’ll find impossible to put down...a surprise ending that has me eagerly awaiting the second installment!…” (5 stars)
BLUEINK REVIEW: “...This novel is smart and intriguing from the beginning, combining an exciting plot with numerous scientific and philosophical questions…"
QUANTUM is finalist of “Foreword Indies Best Book Award 2016”