A Jevin Banks Novel
by Steven James;
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After giving up his career as an escape artist and illusionist in the wake of his wife and sons’ tragic death, Jevin is seeking not only answers about the questionable mind-to-mind communication programme but also answers to why his family suffered as they did.
Rooted in ground-breaking science and inspired by actual research, Placebo explores the far reaches of science, consciousness and faith. Readers will love this taut, intelligent, and emotionally gripping new thriller from master storyteller Steven James.
Placebo by Steven James was published by Baker in December 2012 and is our 28402nd best seller. The ISBN for Placebo is 9780800734251.
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PlaceboMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
A fantastic new series off to a great start from Steven James. A taut interesting thriller that has good characters, dilemmas and a touch of quantum physics and pharmaceutical research mixed in with military / political conspiracy, and a lot of ethical questions asked throughout. If you like Dan Brown style fiction then you will love this. The main character Jevin Banks is kind of a cross between David Blaine and Derren Brown - an escapologist and illusionist that is now making documentaries that try to debunk and explain psychics and other such things. Working with him are the people he used to use in his stage show before the tragic death of his wife and twin sons. Whilst making the latest documentary trying to debunk what seems to be the pseudo-science of quantum entanglement arising from quantum physics he stumbles onto something much bigger… This book really did grip me from the first page right through to the last and I can't wait for the second in the series to come out later this year.
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"From cutting-edge science to a magician's trade secrets, Placebo by Steven James is a fascinating journey into American politics, business, and the military. The characters are utterly alive, the story memorable. Gripping and intense, it will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page."--Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Spies
"With every new book, Steven James elevates his game and lifts his readers with him. Placebo is a winner! Highly recommended."--Davis Bunn, bestselling author of Lion of Babylon
"A good novel is interesting. A great novel is entertaining. An unforgettable novel is both. Steven James's Placebo is all that and more."--Alton Gansky, bestselling author of Angel and Director's Cut
"There's no exaggeration in calling Steven James a master storyteller. Placebo delivers a thrill ride but also emotional depth and intriguing characters you'll lock into immediately. I devoured the story."--James L. Rubart, bestselling author of The Chair
"Fascinating, gripping, and thrilling--I loved this book. The master storyteller has woven another spell in Placebo, where the lines of science, reality, and fiction blur in one compelling tale. Intelligent and absolutely un-put-down-able. You will lose sleep over this one."--Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author of Demon: A Memoir and the Books of Mortals series with Ted Dekker
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|Page last updated||11th September 2016|
|Author / Artist||Steven James|
|Publisher||Baker (December 2012)|
|Number of Pages||416|