ALDO Read Online Free - Aldo is a mystery / thriller / love story in which a brilliant and dangerous ideologue attempts to eliminate a university's genetics institute by holding the university's president hostage.
On the same day that Isabel Canto, associate director of Pembrook Atlantic University's Institute for Genome Modification, discovers she is pregnant with IGM post-doc Frank Marks's baby, Pembrook Atlantic University's president Mary Ellen Mackin receives a letter from "Aldo" threatening harm if she does not dissolve the institute and fire its director. Isabel recommends that Mackin refuse, and not allow a terrorist to dictate what her faculty and students can research and discover -- setting off a chain of events that will change many lives forever, including her own.
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March 20, 2018
I heard this book described as a techno-thriller and was immediately intrigued. I am still, perhaps, not entirely sure what that means and I am also still not entirely sure what this book can alternatively be defined as.
The synopsis reads, "On the same day that Isabel Canto, associate director of...
March 08, 2018
I received an ARC from the publisher for review.
On the same day that Isabel Canto, associate director of Pembrook Atlantic University's Institute for Genome Modification, discovers she is pregnant with IGM post-doc Frank Marks's baby, Pembrook Atlantic University's president Mary Ellen Mackin rec...
March 03, 2018
Since the discovery of the human genome, advances have already been made in gene therapy in treating certainly hereditary diseases.
Now suppose that it might be possible not just to correct faulty genes that lead to hereditary malaises such as Huntington's Chorea or Cystic Fibrosis, both of which...
March 12, 2018
If there was a way to modify your genes so you could eat all the chocolate chip pancakes in the world and never gain weight, would you do it? What if you could modify genes to eliminate inherited illnesses like Huntington’s Disease? Would we be creating a race of perfect humans? Do institutions h...
March 26, 2018
An apropo topic of whether scientists have the right to study or perform gene modification and what it may mean for the future, Aldo kidnapped the president of the institute that had a lab that performed gene modification, run by Linus and his assistant Isabel. .He sent threatening letters to Lin...
January 10, 2018
Note: I received an advanced reading copy of this novel from NetGalley.
I am a bit sad after reading this book. I was initially drawn to it by its great description. The story seemed really intriguing, and the subject was right up my alley. However, the technical weaknesses in the book are too lar...
March 27, 2018
I always like to read a little something different every once in a while, and take a break from my romance/ya train of reading. When I was offered a chance to read Aldo, a thriller with a bit of a love story mixed in, I thought it would be the perfect thing to break up my reading.
Aldo is complete...