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The R.E.M. Effect: A Thriller (The REM Series, Book 1) by [J.M. Lanham]
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"One brilliant science-fiction thriller." - Urban Book Reviews

"Combines cutting-edge genetic research with fast-paced action, resulting in a science-fiction thriller that kept me turning the pages." - Marian Thorpe Reviews

"A cautionary tale that will open your eyes about pharmaceuticals, your trust in them and the awesome power of your mind, dreams and meditation." - Mary Green, Amazon Review

"A well-written, well-researched sci-fi book that draws back the curtain on pharmaceutical skulduggery. Chasing a profit has deadly consequences." - Temple Emmet Williams, a former editor of the Readers Digest

"Has all the elements of a top-notch medical thriller." - Steve Silver, Silver Screen Videos

"A compelling, frightening story." - Roxie Prince, Roxie Reviews

"Nicely balanced between scientific exposition and action. The dialogue never feels artificial. The characters are well developed and interesting. If I had to compare Mr. Lanham's writing to another author whose work I enjoy, I would recommend The R.E.M. Effect to anyone who enjoys the novels of Douglas Richards." - Jack C., Goodreads Review

"This one you don't want to miss." - Steven M. Moore, author of More Than Human: The Mensa Contagion

From the Author

My name is John, and if you're anything like me, you love to read. Better yet, you love a good technothriller.

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my hands on the first full-length paperback I ever read, Jurassic Park. I must've been in second or third grade at the time, and there were plenty of words I couldn't wrap my head around, but Crichton's contemporary sci-fi classic sparked something inside me that lives on to this day. 

That something was an obsession with realistic science fiction.

I don't know about you, but when I stumble across a great technothriller that's chock-full of action, technology, and current events, it makes me want to dive right in without coming up for air until the very last page.

These are the kinds of stories that have always interested me, and are what led me to write and publish The R.E.M. Series. My goal in creating this sci-fi trilogy was to leave readers like you the way I was left after finishing Jurassic Park: half-excited, and half-wondering if any of this could ever really happen.

If you've got a little time to connect, I'd love for you to visit There you can sign up for my mailing list to receive future offers, book discounts, and more. 

I also love talking to fellow readers, bibliophiles, and science-fiction fans, so please feel free to drop me a line at with any questions, comments, or general inquiries about the series and I'll get back to you ASAP.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01N3JW90X
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Firewave Media LLC (November 15, 2016)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 15, 2016
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1278 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 330 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.9 out of 5 stars 91 ratings

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