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Renowned Author John Hagen Launches a Riveting Thriller, "THE EMBRYO," Connecting High-Stakes Intrigue with Maritime Expertise

John Hagen, celebrated author of gripping maritime narratives, writes his latest thriller, "The Embryo." A spellbinding tale consisting of intrigue, danger, and the relentless pursuit of survival.

In this heart-stirring novel, John takes readers on a pulse-pounding journey through the eyes of Jeremy, a seasoned sailor whose world is turned upside down when he uncovers a chilling conspiracy involving his wife, Iona. 

Her unique T cells make her the coveted target of a clandestine research facility in the Dominican Republic under the leadership of the enigmatic figure, Huang Dong.

Set against the backdrop of the treacherous storm Franklin, Jeremy deals not only with the turbulent weather but also the complexities of a deadly plot. Assisted by the expertise of weather maven Casey Perkins, Jeremy races against time to save Iona from the clutches of those seeking to exploit her rare biological advantage.

As danger looms on the horizon, Jeremy forms an unlikely alliance with Sophie, a mysterious hacker, and enlists the aid of Michael, an empathetic lawyer, as well as spies from CSIS. Their mission intensifies as they confront armed pursuers, evade customs officials' scrutiny, and go deeper into the sinister ties linking Huang Dong's research to the Chinese military.

Readers are drawn into a web of conspiracies, where secrets are exposed and unexpected alliances surface. Hagen masterfully crafts a narrative that keeps readers on the edge of their seats, delivering a high-stakes finale that teeters between peril and possibility.

The Embryo showcases John's mastery, skillfully blending sailing expertise with heart-pounding intrigue. The novel's relentless pace, high-speed chases, and daring escapes culminate in a dramatic cliff-edge confrontation that leaves readers breathless until the final page.

John, renowned for his authentic portrayal of maritime life and his ability to craft compelling plots, once again proves his literary finesse with The Embryo.

The world of Jeremy, Iona, and Sophie is a place where danger lurks around every corner, and survival demands courage, wit, and unexpected alliances.

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About the Author

John Hagen, a highly-regarded author known for "The Sailor," infuses his writing with extensive real-world sailing expertise. Retired as a surgeon from Toronto, Hagen's love for sailing goes far beyond his literary works. He spends his summers navigating the waters of Lake Ontario and, in recent years, has ventured into extended cruising, spending winters navigating his 51-foot sailboat through the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

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