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    A.W. Daniels, Author of 'Genetically Privileged' Announces New Review By Midwest Book Review

     
    A. W. Daniels, author of two highly praised, insightful books about genetic engineering, recently announced another positive review for his most recent work, 'Genetically Conflicted', this time from Midwest Book Review.

    Midwest Book Review stated, "The sequel to A. W. Daniels' science fiction thriller 'Genetically Privileged' , 'Genetically Conflicted', continues to demonstrate Daniel's narrative storytelling skills as he expands on his complexly woven world of the future. A solid entertainment from beginning to end, 'Genetically Conflicted' is very highly recommended reading for all science fiction enthusiasts."

    "I feel literally privileged," Daniels stated, "to have received such a complimentary review by such a well established organization like Midwest Book Review. Promoting literacy is just one of the goals Midwest Book Review strives for in its efforts with writers, publishers and libraries. Their unbiased approach is exemplified by not requiring payment in order to avoid any conflicts of interest. Receiving a ‘Very Highly Recommended’ review by Midwest Book Review would be flattering to an author of any genre."

    The future benefits and challenges of genetic engineering, as well as the social implications, are subjects addressed in two novels by Daniels, the first entitled 'Genetically Privileged', and the second, now in release, entitled 'Genetically Conflicted'.

    In the storyline of 'Genetically Privileged', nature disappoints a young couple's aspirations of parenthood. They turn to a series of fertility experts and finally an old friend. Their friend, as it turns out, has been modifying the human genome for a government project and the couple becomes entangled in a web of deceit. ‘Genetically Privileged’ is a socially relevant read, addressing the advancements of technology and science as Daniels speculates on the social impact of those developments.

    In ‘Genetically Conflicted’, the seemingly idyllic world of the genetically engineered students from ‘Genetically Privileged’ is shattered as they are confronted by a foe bent on destroying not only their lifestyle but also those responsible for their very existence. The students learn quickly that theirs is not the only reality on this planet as they find themselves in a fight for survival against an enemy that insist upon unconditional compliance in return for their lives. These demands become increasingly complex as the students find their adversaries to be from the same family tree as their own. The students are still as charming as they were in the first edition; they’ve just learned to become more lethal.

    ‘Genetically Privileged’ has also received numerous favorable reviews. Midwest Book Review stated, "Genetically Privileged is an insightful spin of science fiction exploring genetic engineering, recommended." Kirkus Review stated, "Daniels skillfully develops a sense of threat. An inventive, intriguing novel. Animated plot and thoughtful questions posed about genetic manipulation.”

    A.W. Daniels is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at aw.daniels@yahoo.com. Both books are available at Amazon, Smashwords and CreateSpace. More information is available at Daniels' website.

    About A. W. Daniels:

    ‘Genetically Privileged’ and 'Genetically Conflicted' are the first two offerings in a series of works by A. W. Daniels. The author's ability to craft compelling stories has been honed by extensive travel and observation of the human nature. This allows Mr. Daniels to weave a tapestry that colorfully, and sometimes bluntly, exposes the good and evil humankind inflicts on each other daily.

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