Sunday, September 12, 2010

What is Rick Mofina reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Rick Mofina, author of The Panic Zone.

His entry begins:
For my birthday my wife gave me Columbine, by Dave Cullen. It is a heart-wrenching nonfiction account of the tragedy that gripped the U.S. and the world in 1999. The book resonated with me because when the story broke, I was dispatched to the scene in Colorado. At that time, I was a reporter with the Calgary Herald. Cullen leaves no stone unturned and some of the accounts...[read on]
Among the praise for The Panic Zone:
"The Panic Zone is a headlong rush toward Armageddon. It's brisk pace and tight focus remind me of early Michael Crichton."
--Dean Koontz #1 New York Times bestselling author

"TOP PICK in Suspense. Mofina's at the top of his game pulling together a wickedly complicated plot with great skill and assurance. Genuinely chilling."
--RT Book Reviews

"[The Panic Zone] takes the standard world-in-danger device of the genre to a higher level, at times leaving the reader breathless at its implications."
--Larry W. Chavis, CrimeSpace

"[A] good, fast-paced thriller that reminded me of Jurassic Park in that there was a lot of science behind the central threat."
--Proud Book Nerd
Learn more about the book and author at Rick Mofina's website.

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