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Book Review-Zero Emissions-Dorian Paul

Saturday, June 20, 2015


Julia Darcy who recently left a position in a large legal firm to start her own company is tapped by Michael Antonelli an after market auto entrepreneur to write up an iron clad copy write patent for an invention that will blow the oil companies out of the water and make environmentalists world wide ecstatic. It was actually his friend who figured out how to make it (while on a trip to Belize) and Michael who could take that product and refine it into auto fuel.

Things get really crazy and very dangerous but by now Julia is not going to quit this case--no matter what Michael says!! This is non stop action and a book you don't want to miss for various reasons! By the way, I agree with the reviewer below-this would make a great movie!!


About the Book: (from Amazon)

Aftermarket auto entrepreneur Michael Antonelli has a groundbreaking scheme in need of a patent lawyer. Who better than Julia Darcy, the brainy young woman who cost him a bundle in an unrelated lawsuit? She's left a top-notch firm to start her own practice, but when he approaches she isn't interested. At least not until he reveals he and his scientist partner have come up with the Holy Grail of energy, green gas that burns clean with almost no impact on the environment. She swallows her skepticism for the patent opportunity of a lifetime . . . if it's real.

When she's tossed down an office stairwell Antonelli suspects this is the opening gambit in a high stakes ploy to steal his process. He no longer wants her involved but Julia insists, even though her jaws are wired shut from the accident. A lawyer who can't talk? He'd be nuts to agree. Still, her fire in the belly convinces him she'll work her butt off to patent his biofuel. Unless it's his attraction to Julia's guts and crooked smile? He enlists his mafia uncle to keep an eye on her. Big mistake when his estranged teenaged daughter is kidnapped. It takes the mafia, CIA, and Julia's bravery to come up with a strategy. But what does it mean for Michael, Julia, the biofuel, and their escalating passion? Read Zero Emissions to find out!

Praise for Zero Emissions From Advance Readers

"The rhythm of the book was perfect and I liked the depth of the characters."

"The science worked and the idea was cool enough to invest in."

"I really got sucked into it, and I thoroughly enjoyed it."

"I read it in two days. It was different from anything I've read. Completely believable."

"Multiple hooks propelled me forward. It would make a great movie."


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About the Author: (from Amazon)


Dorian Paul is Dorrie Parini and Paul LaFerriere, writing partners and spouses. We met at a small consulting company prior to starting our own science writing company, and before taking the plunge into wedded bliss. Talk about entrepreneurial risk! We worked together, mostly on the same page, providing Fortune 100 pharmaceutical and biotech companies with accurate and cutting-edge science information for their markets. Along the way our little endeavor collected over 100 writers, artists, designers and computer specialists. We sold it, but couldn't stop writing together so we turned to fiction with a science twist. Risking the World, our first biotech thriller, was an Amazon Bestseller in suspense, and Zero Emissions is our latest entry. We write books that combine the adventure of a man and woman working side-by-side in a start-up enterprise, the joys and trials of mixing work and love, and stories of how science impacts the lives of ordinary people in unexpected ways. Try one of our books if you're looking for a unique page-turner!

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28 comments :

Sandra Watts said...

Yeah it sounds like it would make a good movie but I would have to read the book first because they are always better than the movie.

ourfamilyworld said...

I am not much into action novels, but this one sounds like an interesting read. I will look for this.

Rochkirstin Santos said...

This is the kind of book that will not let me sleep until I finish it in one sitting. With non-stop action, this might just blow me away with its interesting story.

Danielle K said...

This sounds like a great read. I know I wouldn't be able to stop until I finished this one.

Tiara Wilson said...

This sounds like a great book to read and I'm always looking for new books to read!

Scott said...

We can only hope that someday someone will invent something like this. Until then, we always have fiction like this!

Kerri said...

I need an interesting book for my trip next week and this seems like a good one. Love that the author is actually a couple!

Heather Jones said...

Sounds interesting., I've just now gotten into reading again, I've missed it. Have you read The Martian yet?

Christy Maurer said...

This sounds so exciting! I love when a book is so good you wish it was a movie too!

Addi Ganley said...

This sounds like a story I can get into! I love legal thrillers and this fits the bill for me.

Paula Schuck said...

You're right, this does sound like it would make a great movie. The story sounds interesting and I love the little details like the jaw wired shut.

Susan Quackenbush said...

This sounds like a rather interesting read! I'm almost done with my last series so I'll check this book out next :)

Lesley said...

Sounds like interesting book to read. I will have to add it to my summer reading list (which I have just started thank you very much)

Sharon Wong said...

Sounds like an interesting book. I should try it out this summer since I have nothing to do anyway. :)

Lisa Weidknecht said...

This one sounds fabulous! Thanks for a great review!

Cylina Williams said...

Sounds like a great 'sit by the pool and read' kind of book, thanks!

Jeanine said...

This sounds like a great read! I've been busy the last week adding new books to my kobo for the summer. I'll see if they've got it!

carissa joslyn said...

Unfortunately I can count on my hand how many books I've read (mostly kids books these days!) But I would love to read this! sounds very good.

John Lopez said...

Looks.interesting to read this book than movie, I love reading books when I'm bored. I would love to read this.

Mama to 5 said...

Definitely does not sound like a boring read! Very suspenseful and hard to put down!

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

There is a lot of suspense in this plot. I'm sure that it is really a page turner once you start reading it.

Melissa Vera said...

I love books like this. Anything that is suspenseful I am right there. Adding this one my must read list.

Franc said...

This is a nice concept for a story. I wonder to what extent would oil magnate go with a discovery like this.

jcupphoo said...

This sounds really interesting! I'm always a sucker for books that would be good movies.

Jennifer Ashley said...

Sounds very exciting! It has been a really long time since I read a good fiction book… I'm usually a non-fiction kind of girl ;)

Jennifer Ashley
www.prettylittledetails.ca

Ron Leyba said...

This seems like a pretty good read! It's really different to the books I usually see. Maybe, if I have time, I can get a copy of this.

carissa joslyn said...

It's always awesome when books are amazing you want to see them in movie form as well! my issue with books is that my imagination sucks. so I like movies so I can actually invision it. :D

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen said...

This is a very interesting story! I love stories that pique the curiosity.

 
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