My Novel

 The Seneca Scourge, A Medical Thriller

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
Editor: Dave Field
Cover Artist: Harris Channing


Whiskey Creek Press

Barnes & Noble (E-book only)




‘Best New E-book: Fiction’  2012 USA Best Book Awards

silver-shiny-web reader's favorite

2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Award Winner


” . . . fun, fast, original, and won’t strain your emotions.”–

“‘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

“‘The Seneca Scourge’ by Carrie Rubin is a first-rate medical thriller that includes totally believable science fiction elements. The story is filled with great suspense and action and characters that will engage the reader from the story’s beginning to its conclusion.”—Alice DiNizo for Readers Favorite


85 Responses to “My Novel”

  1. annabellefranklinauthor

    I really enjoyed your book and left the following review on Amazon and Goodreads: A well-crafted medical thriller that poses a moral dilemma for the main characters. The story gathers pace as it goes on, providing a white knuckle ride that kept me on the edge of my seat until the last page.


    • Carrie Rubin

      Thank you! How nice of you to take the time to read it and leave a review. Much appreciated! I’m away from the Internet for a couple weeks except for a few moments here and there, so this was a nice surprise to find. Thanks again and have a great week ahead!


  2. Josh

    Congratulations on the awards! How were you nominated for them?
    The novel sounds really interesting; I look forward to checking it out.


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  5. Letizia

    Just downloaded your novel to read over the holidays (finally time for some non-work related reading for a while!). Can’t wait to start it!


    • Carrie Rubin

      Oh, thank you; so nice to hear! I appreciate your support. I hope you enjoy it. Much better to read about a deadly flu than to catch it… ;)



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