Producer-Narrator Mikael Naramore has nearly completed the complete audible version of Taming the Telomeres, in association with author R.N. Shapiro. Naramore has professionally narrated dozens and dozens of best selling audiobooks and brings TTT to life with his unique production style. Challedon Publishing and the author plan to release the audio version of TTT in early January 2016.
In November, 2015 R.N. Shapiro was honored with the 2015 Readers Favorite Gold Award for top fiction thriller, selected from over 500 entrants in the category.
“Taming the Telomeres” Fiction Thriller Wins Gold Award in 2015 Readers Favorite Int’l. Book Award Contest
Virginia Beach, VA author R.N. Shapiro’s debut novel “Taming the Telomeres” was awarded the Gold Award for fiction thrillers in the 2015 Readers’ Favorite Int’l. Book Award Contest. The Amazon release of the biological thriller, “Taming the Telomeres,”
has attained over 50,000 downloads since its November 2014 release, gaining Amazon Best Seller status on June 5, 2015. ‘A masterpiece’ and ‘spellbinding page turner’ are just some of the praises showered on this cutting-edge biological thriller, according to Bloomberg Businessweek (3/23/2015).
Annually the contest fields books by thousands of entrants on an international basis, from independent authors, small publishers, and publishing giants like Random House, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, and past contestants include J.A. Jance, James Rollins, and #1 best-selling author Daniel Silva, as well as celebrity authors like Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), and Eriq La Salle (E.R., Coming to America).
“Taming” features high school senior Amanda Michaels who suffers amnesia with regard to everything before the jet crash that only she survives. She loses her parents and her memory in the aftermath, and once Amanda learns she may possess biological secrets that competing intelligence agencies will kill for, she has no idea who to trust, unwittingly caught up in a web of biological espionage.
The author is working on a follow along novel, featuring Amanda Michaels and several other characters featured in TTT.
|Taming the Telomeres
tel·o·mere –A compound structure at the end of a chromosome.
A survivor. A soulmate. A secret.
The only jet crash survivor has no idea the immense biological secrets she possesses, or even who she is. But intelligence agencies will kill over the secrets. High school senior Amanda Michaels suffers amnesia with regard to everything before the jet crash. She loses her parents and her memory in the aftermath, but miraculously survives. While recovering, Amanda strikes up a whirlwind romance with a young hospital volunteer, but only recalls a haunting series of flashbacks of her near death experiences (NDE’s). Meanwhile, her uncle, high profile DC trial attorney Andy Michaels, represents her and the families of numerous passengers against Hemispheres Airways.
Spying. Covert Ops. Cover-up at the highest levels?
As the major monetary settlements with Hemispheres are looming, both Amanda and her uncle Andy stumble onto evidence of possible sabotage of the jet and a link to her dad’s classified biological research on cell chromosomal telomeres. Why was her dad’s research so valuable? Once Amanda learns she may possess biological secrets that competing intelligence agencies will kill for, she has no idea who to trust, unwittingly caught up in a web of biological espionage. Amanda’s personal roller coaster ride explores romance, heartbreak, depression, persistence and ultimate redemption. The fast paced story moves between Middleburg, Virginia horse farms, Washington, DC, New York city and points between. A series of stunning twists unwind along the path to the unforeseen climax.
If you’re a fan of Clancy, Connelly, or Grisham novels,
“Taming” is a must read.
Every chromosome has a special ending or cap called a telomere. It’s like the plastic tip protecting the end of a shoelace. When a cell divides, some of the telomere is lost. But some enzymes can cause cell telomeres to have more cell divisions, extending cell life. Sound Intriguing? Read Taming the Telomeres to find out just how valuable telomere biological research is.