Gabriella and Dr. Duggan's Secret Dimensional Transport Machine
A great young adult science fiction tale of genetic modification and dimensional travelGabriella, a teenage girl who recently lost her genetics researcher father in suspicious circumstances, discovers that she is a surprisingly good athlete and the only "non-modified" able to compete with... show more
A great young adult science fiction tale of genetic modification and dimensional travelGabriella, a teenage girl who recently lost her genetics researcher father in suspicious circumstances, discovers that she is a surprisingly good athlete and the only "non-modified" able to compete with genetically modified super-athletes in the immensely popular sport of Ultraball. Did she become this way because of a genetic modification experiment her father conducted? Who killed her father and why? Are they after her? Why does it seem like people in black suits keep following her?Due to her notoriety as an athlete, a friend of her father and fellow-scientist presents her the opportunity to be the spokesperson for his new invention, the Dimensional Transport Machine. Although somewhat untested, the device should enable people to zip from one side of the planet to the other in moments, traveling through another dimension which they call the void. But is there reallynothing there? Or were Gabriella's eyes just playing tricks on her? Or did she really see him? Join Gabriella, a typical teenage girl who just happens to compete on the Ultraball field and travel instantly around the planet when she is not studying for her English and History exams at high school or trying to learn how to drive in Driver's Ed, as she attempts to find out who killed her father, discover why member's of the company that he worked for seem so interested in her and unearth exactly who she is and where she really comes from.
Publish date: 2012-01-06
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
Imagine a world where your parents decide what genetic qualities they want you to have and genetics companies can produce you in a test tube. This is the world that "Gabriella" is set in. The title and the cover make this seem like a book maybe for middle schoolers but don't let that deceive you. Th...