How often do those in positions of power truly seek to benefit mankind, all mankind? Do they expect and exact great sacrifices from others? As this new novel explores, what if the world is lucky enough that it is the right person who obtains the position to impact history? What if it is not?
As the world’s population continues to expand, on the surface there appears to be plenty for all, but the infrastructure struggles to keep pace, and it is teetering on the brink of unimagined horror. Easton Thorn, a man of rare intellect, sees the peril but has limited resources to affect the outcome. A sudden financial windfall, and now he is a billionaire. He risks his new fortune to chase a fantastic plan his mentor has left him, a plan that can save the world. Easton recruits a beautiful and brilliant young system engineer and a financial whiz. The three set out on an adventure, advancing new technologies across the globe and beyond into space. In “Exodus’s Thorn,” spies, sabotage, politics and deception all play a role in this unforgettable tale of reaching for the stars.
This is the first book for author Andrew O’Neill, an engineer who has designed and managed satellite and wireless communications systems for government and businesses for more than 20 years. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University on Long Island and grew up in New York the fifth of ten children. The science fiction fan lives near Washington, D.C., with his wife, son and daughter.
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