On Tuesday,Â August 28 from 7PM-8PM (ET) we will welcomeÂ bestselling author Greg Bear to Gather to discuss his newest novel, Quantico. The live discussion will be led by Gatherâ€™s biggest Sci-fi Fan, Racheline Maltese
Greg Bear is the author of more than thirty books of science fiction and fantasy, including BLOOD MUSIC, THE FORGE OF GOD, DARWIN'S RADIO, and now QUANTICO. Awarded two Hugos and five Nebulas for his fiction, one of two authors to win a Nebula in every category, Bear has been called the "Best working writer of hard science fiction" by "The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction." Greg is married to Astrid Anderson and is the father of Erik and Alexandra. He lives outside of Seattle, Washington.
Â About Quantico:
Itâ€™s the second decade of the twenty-first century, and terrorism has escalated almost beyond control. New weapons are being spawned in remote basement labs, and no one feels safe. In North America, the FBI uses cutting-edge technology to thwart domestic terrorists. The War on Terror has reached a deadly stalemate. The FBI has been dispatched to deal with a new menace. Like the Anthrax threat of 2001, a plague targeted to ethnic groups has the potential to wipe out entire populations. But the FBI itself is under political assault. Thereâ€™s a good chance that agents William Griffin, Fouad Al-Husam, and Jane Rowland will be part of the last class at Quantico. As the young agents hunt a brilliant homegrown terrorist, they join forces with veteran bio-terror expert Rebecca Rose. But the plot they uncover-and the man they chase-prove far more complex than anyone expects. Quantico is a selection of: Book-of-the-Month Club, Science Fiction Book Club, Military Book Club, Mystery Guild, American Compass Book Club, and Quality Paperback Book Club.
CLICK HERE to read an excerpt from Quantico. Post a comment on the excerpt article and you will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 50 copies of Quantico to read before the live chat!Â
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