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Genome

(2017)
(The second book in the Extinction Files series)
A novel by

 
 
A code hidden in the human genome will reveal the ultimate secret of human existence.

And may hold humanity’s only hope of survival.


Genome is the final book in The Extinction Files, the two-book series that began with Pandemic. It’s a race against time—and an exploration into the deepest mysteries of human existence (with a twist at the end you’ll never see coming).

Don’t miss this thrilling conclusion to the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling series.

Selected Praise for A.G. Riddle

“...reads like a superior collaboration between Dan Brown and Michael Crichton.”
The Guardian on Pandemic

“I finished the book fast because I just couldn’t wait...”
WIRED GeekDad on Departure

“Riddle... keep(s) the focus on his characters... rather than the technological marvels”
Publisher’s Weekly on Departure

An Extended Look at Genome

In 2003, the first human genome was sequenced. It was a breakthrough of historic proportions, but only one scientist knows the full truth of what lies buried in our DNA. That secret will change everything we thought we knew about our past. And our future.

Dr. Paul Kraus has spent his career searching for what he calls humanity’s lost tribes--human ancestors who have gone extinct. When Kraus compares the DNA samples of the lost tribes with our own, he discovers a pattern of changes. A code. He believes he knows what the code is, but the technology doesn’t exist to fully decode it. To protect the secret, Kraus hides his work and disappears.

For years, the secret remains buried. When Kraus dies mysteriously, his work is lost forever.

Now the technology exists to finally unravel the code buried in the human genome. The race to find Kraus’s research has begun, and one group will do anything to find it.

Dr. Peyton Shaw and her mother have obtained part of Kraus’s research--and a cryptic message that could lead to the remaining pieces. They soon learn that finding those pieces may be more dangerous than anyone imagined. But there’s no choice. His work is the key to stopping a global conspiracy--and an event that will change humanity forever.

The ultimate secret, buried in the human genome, will change our very understanding of what it means to be human. For Peyton, finding it may come at an incredible price. She must weigh the lives of strangers against those she loves: Desmond Hughes and her mother. With time running out, Peyton makes a fateful choice--one that can never be undone.

About the Author

A.G. Riddle’s debut novel, The Atlantis Gene, became a global phenomenon, topping best seller charts in the US and abroad. Every year, Amazon compiles a list of the top 100 bestselling Kindle eBooks of the year (by total sales volume). The Atlantis Gene has made Amazon’s annual Kindle bestseller list an unprecedented five years in a row--every year since the book’s release (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017). Since then, Riddle has released eight more novels, selling millions of copies in two dozen languages. His books feature a unique mix of science, history, and suspense that has delighted fans of Michael Crichton, Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins and continues to sell year after year. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

NOTE: this novel is available in a variety of formats: as an eBook on Kindle Fire and Kindle eReader, as an Audible audiobook, and in print (paperback and hardcover). It is also enrolled in Kindle Unlimited where subscribers can read for free.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for A G Riddle's Genome

Hardback Editions

November 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Genome (The Extinction Files Book 2)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-940026-16-4 / 978-1-940026-16-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riddle Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Genome (The Extinction Files)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-940026-14-8 / 978-1-940026-14-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Legion Books
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October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Genome (The Extinction Files)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-78854-132-4 / 978-1-78854-132-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Genome (The Extinction Files)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-78854-131-6 / 978-1-78854-131-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Genome: 2
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-4894-8662-3 / 978-1-4894-8662-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Genome: 2 (Extinction Files)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-4894-8663-1 / 978-1-4894-8663-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: Genome (Extinction Files)
Author(s): A G Riddle
ISBN: 1-978600-73-9 / 978-1-978600-73-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2
Author(s): A G Riddle
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


January 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2
Author(s): A G Riddle
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2
Author(s): A G Riddle
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Genome: The Extinction Files, Book 2
Author(s): A G Riddle
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Genome (The Extinction Files Book 2)
Author(s): A G Riddle
Publisher: Legion Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU