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Joanne Hirase explores theories surrounding the December 21st prediction in her science fiction novel involving a cynical earthling, Mac Carter, and the otherworldly Vareeda Shintuk. Several ancient civilizations have predicted the end of the world on December 21, 2012, but Mac doesn’t believe it will happen. He believes he’ll wake up on December 22nd and the world will be the same. When he meets the mysterious Vareeda, his beliefs are questioned. He struggles to resist her message about the great threat to humanity and his power to alter the fate of the universe, but her words are powerful and mesmerizing. As he puts together the horrifying truth, he discovers he is the key to a future for mankind.
Mac finds himself tangled in a chaotic double life of lies, deceit, and evil. He struggles to do the right thing, but will he succeed?
Can one man stop the apocalypse?
Joanne Hirase-Stacey, corporate in-house counsel for Hoku Corporation and adjunct professor at Idaho State University, is experienced in contract law and insurance law. Her novel, 2012: The Rising, is her first book. She has additional manuscripts in development.
2012: The Rising will be available December 14th from Musa Publishing (www.musapublishing.com)
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