View our feature on Rob Thurman’s Chimera. New from the national bestselling author of Roadkill A sci-fi thriller that asks the questions... What makes us human... What makes us unique... And what makes us kill? Ten years ago, Stefan Korsak's younger brother was kidnapped. Not a day has... show more
View our feature on Rob Thurman’s Chimera. New from the national bestselling author of Roadkill A sci-fi thriller that asks the questions... What makes us human... What makes us unique... And what makes us kill? Ten years ago, Stefan Korsak's younger brother was kidnapped. Not a day has passed that Stefan hasn't thought about him. As a rising figure in the Russian mafia, he has finally found him. But when he rescues Lukas, he must confront a terrible truth-his brother is no longer his brother. He is a trained, genetically-altered killer. Now, those who created him will do anything to reclaim him. And the closer Stefan grows to his brother, the more he realizes that saving Lukas may be easier than surviving him... Watch a Video
Publish date: June 1st 2010
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
Series: The Korsak Brothers (#1)
After a bit of disappointment with the first book of Cal Leandros, I'm feeling a bit reluctant to pick this up.
Rob Thurman is another new-to-me author I found through my book feed here at BookLikes, so a big ole “Thank you!” to BL readers! Chimera has elements of a medical sci-fi thriller, but is primarily a story about family and family ties between two brothers - Stefan, a reluctant bodyguard/enforcer fo...
4.75 stars, rounded up to 5I am a huge fan of the tv show Supernatural, so when I read the blurb for Chimera, I knew I had to read it. I love books/movies/tv shows/anything with an great relationship between brothers, and this book did not disappoint in that aspect!The story:It was fast-paced, one t...
2.5 - 3 starsI picked this one up because of the book blurb. I am a sucker for family/sibling stories. A brother searching for his kidnapped younger sibling for a decade only to find him turned into a killer and genetically engineered to be the perfect assassin? Yes, I'm sold.Stefan Korsak was 14 wh...
Nice thriller, but the SF angle was all smoke and mirrors. We're told that a mad scientist is performing crazy experiments on human subjects, with amazing results, but there's less explanation of how it actually works than Mary Shelley gave us in Frankenstein.