The Genesis Key (Paperback)
Harper, 9780062021380, 480pp.
Publication Date: June 28, 2011
Fans of James Rollins, Dan Brown, Michael Crichton, Steve Berry, David Baldacci, and Raymond Khoury, listen up: James Barney is among us! A remarkable new master bursts upon the scene with The Genesis Key—a gripping debut thriller that combines a breathtaking Da Vinci Code-like historical/religious conspiracy with the science-gone-mad terror of Jurassic Park. A brilliant biologist finds herself at the center of a heart-racing international race to unlock the secret to life itself in James Barney’s electrifying, page-turning hunt for The Genesis Key.
About the Author
James Barney is the critically acclaimed author of The Genesis Key. He is an attorney who lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and two children.
Praise For The Genesis Key…
— Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson Key and The Templar Legacy
“A strong debut thriller. . . . James Barney deftly explores elements of modern science and antiquity to mine the kinds of themes so ably explored by the likes of Dan Brown and James Rollins. . . . Barney is a welcome player in a crowded field.”
— John Hart, New York Times bestselling author of The King of Lies, Down River, The Last Child, and Iron Horse
“Barney’s fast-paced debut novel demonstrates his knowledge of ancient history, the bible, and microbiol-ogy, as well as his fertile imagination. ”
— Publishers Weekly