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Murder in a Maize Lab

Linda Grant lgrant at WENET.NET
Fri Mar 13 14:29:24 EST 1998

Plant Biologists are turning up DEAD at the University of California

                               But only in fiction.


  Now available in paperback from Ivy Books, LETHAL GENES by Linda
Grant,  a mystery novel set in a plant genetics laboratory at the
of  California.

   * At last, the perfect book for your parents who love you dearly but
     haven't a clue what you do,


   * Your snarky cousin who's convinced that science is boring.


   * Most of all for you. Because murder in a maize lab is fun--as long
as it's fictional.

Virginia Walbot of  Stanford says of LETHAL GENES:

"Finally, my friends and relatives can experience life in a plant
molecular genetics laboratory! The emotional and intellectual highs and
lows of a modern research laboratory as well as the fun of field work
are presented within an engaging mystery story that explores the dark
side of the race for new knowledge and the fame and fortune which accrue

to the "winners" in biotechnology."

To read the first chapter of LETHAL GENES and what the critics have to
say about it, visit my web page at http://www.wenet.net/~lgrant/.

The book is available in your local bookstore or you can order it from

Book Passage at http://www.bookpassage.com
Mystery Lovers Bookshop at http://www.mysterylovers.com
Amazon at http://www.amazon.com

lgrant at hooked.net

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