A neuroscientist-turned-FBI-profiler discovers a gene that produces psychopaths in this thrilling
Dr. Lucas Madden is a neuroscientist-turned-FBI profiler who first gained global recognition for cloning the ripper gene and showing its dysfunction in the brains of psychopaths. Later, as an FBI profiler, Madden achieved further notoriety by sequencing the DNA of the world’s most notorious serial killers and proposing a controversial “damnation algorithm” that could predict serial killer behavior using DNA alone.
Now, a new murderer—the Snow White Killer—is terrorizing women in the Mississippi Delta. When Mara Bliss, Madden’s former fiancée, is kidnapped, he must track down a killer who is always two steps ahead of him. Only by entering the killer’s mind will Madden ultimately understand the twisted and terrifying rationale behind the murders—and have a chance at ending the psychopath’s reign of terror. debut novel.
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A view weeks ago I received a beautiful looking hardback cover of ‘The Ripper Gene’ by Michael Ransom. I love reading thrillers, and this book sounded like an interesting and different read. Especially after seeing the book cover, I couldn’t wait to start reading.
About the Author:
Michael Ransom has been a writer ever since an English teacher at Corinth High School announced that "they just might have a writer in the class". Yes he may have felt awkward momentarily, but he's grateful for teachers like her and the impactful votes of confidence they give young students each day. Currently, he is a scientist by day and an author by night. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania and an executive in the pharmaceutical industry. His laboratories employ genetics, genomics and other molecular approaches to identify patients likely to respond to various therapies across many different diseases. His writing is informed by his scientific background and his first novel, 'The Ripper Gene', was published by Tor-Forge in August 2015.
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