Summary

The thrilling conclusion to The Extinction Files is finally here!
A code hidden in the human genome...will reveal the ultimate secret of human existence.
And could hold humanity's only hope of survival.
In 2003, the first human genome was sequenced. But the secrets it held were never revealed.
The truth was discovered 30 years ago, almost by accident. Dr. Paul Kraus had spent his entire career searching for what he called humanity's lost tribes - human ancestors who had gone extinct. When Kraus compared the DNA samples of the lost tribes with our own, he found a pattern of changes: a code. At the time, the technology didn't exist to unravel what it meant. To protect the secret, Kraus hid his work and disappeared. Now the technology exists to finally understand the mysterious code buried in the human genome, but finding the pieces of Kraus' research is more dangerous than anyone imagined.
Dr. Peyton Shaw and her mother have obtained part of Kraus' research - and a cryptic message that could lead to the remaining pieces. They believe 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.
©2017 A. G. Riddle (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By LORD BANE on 08-04-18

Another FANTASTIC Sci-Fi EPIC from A.G. Riddle !!!

I was worried from about 3/4's through "Pandemic - Extinction Files (*Book 1)", that this series was eerily similar to the "Atlantis Trilogy" by Riddle !!!!
I am VERY happy to say that here in the second book, my fears were mostly unfounded !!! The x2 series do have 'some' similarities,.......
BUT the premises of both are at their core, Very VERY different !!!
As ALWAYS I do NOT do spoilers or plot twists and try not to give to much of a books storyline away in reviews !!!
This is a BRILLIANT conclusion of the series !!! Asking the age old questions,......
"Where do we come from" ??
"Why are we here" ???
"What is our purpose" ????
"WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE,..... OUR EXISTENCE,....... WHERE DO WE ULTIMATELY GO,....... WHAT IS OUR FINAL DESTINATION" ?????
A.G Riddle poses some EPIC questions in these x2 books !!! And gives some Truely frightening glimpses into possible journeys we as humans may decide to take !!!
It is one of those books that really makes you think about the fundamental questions about life, where are we from, what is the point of "life" (*not the individual personal life,......but LIFE as a general question !!!) and ultimately what is our destiny !??!
This is in my opinion, exactly what a "proper" Science Fiction book SHOULD do !!! It should make you travel the universe, life & make you wonder,......make you think,.......make you question,.......
"WHAT IF" ???????

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4 out of 5 stars
By Freda on 02-04-18

Virtual Reality???

In 2003, the first human genome was sequenced. But the secrets it held were never revealed.
The truth was discovered thirty years ago, by Dr. Paul Kraus who had spent his entire career searching for what he called humanity’s lost tribes—human ancestors who had gone extinct. He believed our DNA contained a code to the future of humanity. Dr. Peyton Shaw and her mother Lyn have obtained part of Kraus’s research—and a cryptic message that could lead to the remaining piece which Desmond Hughes invented and only he knows where it is hidden, all he has to do was to regain all his lost memories. His work is the key to stopping a global conspiracy and an event that will change humanity forever it is called the ‘Looking Glass’. There is another unscrupulous group who will do anything to get hold of this last piece in order to launch ‘Looking Glass’ including releasing a world-wide pathogen and killing anyone who gets in their way. There is quite a lot of flashback in this 2nd book (I reck0n around 50%+) and again technical and medical terms. I was very near the end before I understood what the Looking Glass was. I also thought the ending of the Epilogue was a bit on the silly side.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 12-02-18

Loved it!

Great story, can be a bit hard to follow at times, but stick with it, it proves to fill the gaps nicely. Very well read, Ballerini pulls you into the story and keeps you wanting more.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Bob Murat on 11-02-18

a Masterp8ece

one of the best books I've ever read. the narrator could well be the best to bring emotion and authenticity ever in a book.Get it Now

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