GRANDVILLE, Mich., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Franklin Stone has it all; beautiful wife, successful business and good friends. When his oldest friend, Dr. Hank Rison reveals to him he has developed a drug that can prevent disease and arrest the aging process, he asks for Stone's help. Hank fears the US government, more specifically the National Institute of Health; wants suppress his discovery and keep it a secret. Stone is an expert in executive protection and Hank asks him to protect him long enough to give him time to complete his research and announce it to the world. Hank is also afraid whoever is after his secret, may want to end his research, permanently.
On the very day he enlists Stone's help, Hank's plane crashes and kills him. Even though the official cause is listed as an accident, Stone is convinced it was murder and sets out to solve the crime.
Peeling back the hidden layers of his friend's life, Stone discovers the formula hidden in Hank's house, which may put his own life in danger. But who wants it badly enough to kill again? The government agent? The shadowy pharmaceutical-company kingpin? Or was one of Hank's neighbors, some of whom, Stone learns were test subjects in an unauthorized trial of the drug Hank had been conducting?
Can Stone find Hank's killer? What will he do about the formula which, if Hank was right, holds the key to cure disease and enable an unlimited lifespan for the world's population?
Methuselah's Secret is a fast-paced adventure mystery that is now available as an e-book from all major outlets. The link for Amazon Kindle is:
The author, Chris Petersen is a licensed pilot and certified scuba diver who lived in Spruce Creek for several years while writing Methuselah's Secret, his third novel.
He is now writing a sequel with many of the same characters and a continuation of the story line. He likes to push his characters in the direction he wants them to go and then let them write the story as it unfolds. He never knows how one of his books will end before he starts writing.
Chris spent many years in Sales and Sales Management, working for various international companies and has traveled and worked in various parts of the world. He has an active blog, The Writer's Block at blogspot. He is an active member of the AOPA (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association) and the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association)
He now devotes all his time to writing and exploring and is currently living in Ecuador.
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