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October 2021 Canadian Fiction

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    For sale with exclusive rights in: WORLD
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    Distributor: Nimbus Publishing Limited Availability: Not yet available Expected Ship Date: Oct 01, 2021 On Sale Date: Oct 01, 2021 $21.95 CAD
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A Dangerous Age
A Novel
By (author): Bette L. Cahill

ISBN:

9781989725719

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Trade
Paperback , Trade
English

Audience:

General/trade
Oct 01, 2021
$21.95 CAD
Forthcoming

Dimensions:

8.5in x 5.5 in | 500 gr

Page Count:

286 pages
Pottersfield Press
FICTION / Family Life / General

From the bestselling author of Butterbox Babies

"Fishermen have a powerful bond, a brotherhood that extends well beyond their own community. Flares from their trawlers soared high into the sky, helping to illuminate the search site. Out of the fog appeared a fishing vessel heading straight for us. It looked as though it was going to hit us broadside when it turned at the last minute."

While investigating the mysterious death of a scuba diver in Bear Cove, Nova Scotia, journalist Luke Hayes and his partner, Julie Danforth, uncover highly confidential documents confirming that medical researchers have made a miraculous discovery in the darkest reaches of the ocean – one that will enable people to live well beyond 120 years and remain healthy and disease free. As Hayes and Danforth dig deeper, they discover a team of scientists are preparing to launch North America's first-ever human clinical trials on aging in New York City. Enamoured with the idea of living thirty to forty years longer than the average life expectancy, they apply to become participants.

When they discover unethical practices threaten the legitimacy of the trial and result in the death of a participant, their own lives are threatened. Before their journey is over, they'll come close to losing everything, and everyone, important to them. A Dangerous Age is a gripping medical mystery about the race to prevent the effects of aging, at any cost.



Bette L. Cahill is an award-winning journalist who wrote the Canadian bestseller Butterbox Babies. She contributed to the 1995 movie version of Butterbox Babies, which attracted 3.2 million viewers – one of the highest-rated two-hour television dramas in the history of Canadian television. Bette was a reporter and producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for thirty-five years and is the recipient of four major journalism awards for her work in television news and documentaries. She resides in Halifax.

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