Jeremy, a lonely and obese teenager, shoots into the limelight when a headstrong public health nurse persuades him to sue the food industry. Tossed into a storm of media buzz and bullying, the teen draws the attention of a serial killer who’s targeting the obese. Soon the boy, the nurse, and their loved ones take center stage in a delusional man’s drama.
Through fiction, Eating Bull explores the real-life issues of bullying, fat-shaming, food addiction, and the food industry’s role in obesity.
Publisher: ScienceThrillers Media
“A solid thriller that manages to infuse one boy’s coming-of-age with a whole lot of murder.” —Kirkus Reviews
“4 out of 4 stars…all the right elements for an enjoyable read: great writing, great plot, and great characters.” —OnlineBookClub.org
“Rubin is a masterful storyteller who weaves her medical knowledge into a gripping thriller, diving head-first into a meaty subject that has been ignored for far too long. Eating Bull paints a disturbing portrait of a society in denial and delivers characters that get under your skin and stay there.” –Dianne Gray, award-winning Australian author of Soul’s Child and The Everything Theory
“The one-of-a-kind plot is accompanied by beautiful character depth and background writing…Carrie Rubin is a talented writer and I can’t wait to read what she thinks of next.” –Samantha Coville for Readers’ Favorite
“Carrie Rubin tackles obesity, fat-shaming, and bullying in this unique and original psychological thriller certain to keep you thinking long after you’ve finished reading.” –Maddie Cochere, author of the Susan Hunter and Two Sisters and a Journalist cozy mystery series.
“Bullied and pummeled just because of the heavy burden his waistline carries, Jeremy and a tough public health nurse take on the giants of junk food, drawing Darwin to them as surely as a wasp. And so the murdering begins. A fast-paced thriller with a climax that nails it.” –Frederick Anderson, author of I Am Cara, The Butterfly Man, and Hallbury Summer
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Dr. Sydney McKnight, a young physician caught up in a deadly influenza pandemic, joins forces with a mysterious new research virologist whose arrival coincides with the virus’s advent and whose presence raises more questions than answers.
As Sydney’s distrust of the man grows, she’s determined to learn the truth. But what she finds will plunge her into danger and change her life forever…
Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press/Start Publishing
Barnes & Noble (E-book only)
‘Best New E-book: Fiction’ 2012 USA Best Book Awards
2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Award Winner
” . . . fun, fast, original, and won’t strain your emotions.”–sciencethrillers.com
“‘The Seneca Scourge’ by Carrie Rubin was impossible to put down.”—Trudi LoPreto for Readers Favorite
“I love, love, love, LOVED this book. 4 out of 4 stars…well written, well thought out, well planned, and just a great book altogether.”—Online Book Club
“Rubin masterfully blends medical thriller, mystery, and sci-fi into a thoroughly enjoyable read.”—Audrey Kalman, author of Dance of Souls
“This fast-paced, beautifully written medical thriller glues you between its covers and will not set you free until the final page!”—Frederick Anderson, author of I Am Cara, The Butterfly Man, and Hallbury Summer
“The Seneca Scourge grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go until the last page.”—Elizabeth Hein, author of How to Climb the Eiffel Tower and Overlook