Blasphemy: A Wyman Ford Novel 1

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Pan Macmillan UK, Mar 1, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Think of the greatest possible scientific discovery ... they made one even greater. The world's biggest supercollider, hidden in an Arizona mountain, was built to unlock the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.

Isabella is the most expensive machine ever created by humankind, run by the world's most powerful supercomputer. It is the brainchild of Nobel Laureate William North Hazelius. Will Isabella divulge the mysteries of the creation of the universe? Or will it, as some predict, suck the earth into a mini black hole? Or is Isabella a Satanic attempt, as a powerful televangelist decries, to challenge God Almighty on the very throne of heaven?

Twelve scientists are sent to the remote mountain to turn it on ... and what they discover must be hidden from the world at all costs.

Wyman Ford, ex-monk and CIA operative, is tapped to wrest from the team their secret, a secret that will either destroy the world ... or save it. The countdown to midnight begins ...

'If John Grisham had written Jurassic Park, he couldn't do better than Tyrannosaur Canyon' Stephen Coonts

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User Review  - TyUnglebower - LibraryThing

You have to suspend your disbelief many times when it comes to fiction. In thrillers sometimes a bit more, and in science fiction the most. Yet there is a difference between suspending disbelief in ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

generally like his work as it is always a good mix of science and thriller. This one jumps around a bit but is still a good read throwing a little bit a religion into the mix. Big Bang? Creation? Indian legends? Its all explored in this one! Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Douglas Preston is the New York Times bestselling author of Tyrannosaur Canyon and The Codex. With his frequent collaborator Lincoln Child, he has written such bestselling thrillers as Relic, which became a major Hollywood motion picture.

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