Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Immortality Virus: Review and Giveaway

From Goodreads:
In the mid-21st century, the human race stopped aging. Those who know why aren't talking, and the few who are brave enough to ask questions tend to disappear. To an elite few, The Change means long life and health, but to the increasing masses, it means starvation, desperation, and violence. Four centuries after The Change, Grace Harper, a blacklisted P.I., sets off on a mission to find the man responsible for it all and solicit his help to undo The Change - if he's still alive. To complicate matters, Grace's employer is suspected of murdering his father, and when the police learn of their connection, they give her a choice - help them find the evidence they need to convict Matthew Stanton, or die. But if they discover Grace's true mission, they won't hesitate to kill her in order to protect their shot at immortality.

My Review:
I enjoyed this book a lot! It has a really great premise in that people aren't ageing-so for the most part, they aren't dying-because yeah, there are some people who want to have that individualized, I feel, and yeah, seeing how it played out en mass was really great!

So first, I have to mock this cover! It's just silly, that she's diving over to the side, and shooting, and he's doing whatever the heck he's doing. It just is not the best cover. And his face! Looks really fake, which isn't good for him!

So the idea that people aren't dying, really awesome! And pretty similar to what was going on in Riser, but this, only one guy knows how the Change happened. And they have to find him if he's still alive, because the Change wasn't good for humanity, however much they like it!

Really enjoyed how it ended, it was fitting for the book, and enjoyable overall, and yeah, I just really enjoyed it! Good ending for most of the characters, and what they were working for in this book, so yeah, really good ending!

I enjoyed this book a lot, it was really entertaining!

Author: Christine Amsden
Read: July 29th, 2012
Source: Virtual Book Tour Cafe Review Copy
Reason Why: Sounded like an interesting book! And it's a 2012 Dystopain book!
Publisher: Paladin Timeless Books
Published: April 14th 2011
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Christine Amsden has been writing science fiction and fantasy for as long as she can remember. She loves to write and it is her dream that others will be inspired by this love and by her stories. Speculative fiction is fun, magical, and imaginative but great speculative fiction is about real people defining themselves through extraordinary situations. Christine writes primarily about people and it is in this way that she strives to make science fiction and fantasy meaningful for everyone.

Christine currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, Austin, who has been her biggest fan and the key to her success. They have two beautiful children, Drake and Celeste.

Contact and Buy AKA Links:
Stops on the Tour:
July 10 - Introduction at VBT Cafe' Blog
July 12 - Interviewed at Mass Musings
July 16 - Guest Blogging at AZ Publishing Services
July 18 - Interviewed on KWOD Radio
July 20 - Review & Ebook Giveaway at Mommy Reads Too Much
July 24 - Review & Ebook Giveaway at Books, Books, and More Books
July 26 - Reviewed at The Self Taught Cook
July 30 - Interviewed by Louise James
August 1 - Review & Ebook Giveaway at Words I Write Crazy
August 3 - Interview & Giveaway at MK McClintock's Blog
August 6 - Review & Interview at A Book Lover's Library
August 6 - Review & Ebook Giveaway at From The TBR Pile

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