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Smilodon
by James Paddock

Smilodon (Sabre-Toothed Cat) Trilogy Book 1

“...images that begin to stretch our imaginations, tweak our worldview. Before long we find ourselves believing the unbelievable. James Paddock has that ability.” —DJMurphy, author of “Requiem for the Puppet Master”

“A zip through this tangle of mystery will leave you panting for more Paddock." —Michael J. Stedman, author of “´A´ for Argonaut”

“The writing is invisible--meaning that it gets out of the way and allows the reader to submerge themselves in the tale.” —Mary O. Paddock, author of “The Fassen Files”

"This was a very gripping book... it's intensity and suspense picked up speed like a freight train and did not stop until the very last page. James Paddock has a knack for wrapping the reader in a spider web of intrigue and suspense that will leave you with tingling feet and the hair on your neck standing on end. I highly recommend this book a MUST READ!!" superman_all_the_time.



Imagine recreating the saber-toothed cat for fun? The possibility sounds exciting, but the reality could be nightmarish. In James Paddock’s novel, Smilodon, the main character is drawn into in a world where man becomes the hunted. It is fast-paced fiction where cats change the rules and people run for their lives.

Tigers in the wild and a lucrative fee lure freelance writer Zechariah Price into the frozen mountains of Montana. The assignment drops him into a world of Bengal tigers, illegal aliens, prehistoric saber-toothed cats, and psychic premonitions. As the possibility of death by man and animal surrounds him, he quickly learns that he too is destined to become food for the cats. Trapped between man and beast, his assignment turns into that of survival.

Smilodon intertwines the exciting possibility and nightmarish reality of cloning in an age in which advanced genetic engineering is rapidly evolving. “Consider the very real possibility of cloning your recently deceased pet,” says the author. “We are on the brink of just such a thing. If after your pet, what about your child, or an entire genetically engineered perfect society?” Smilodon will send one back to thinking, “What if?”
 

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Deserving of Death

Time Will Tell

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Remembering Death

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No Swimming

Angel of Death

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