The Viral Epiphany is a medical thriller about a cloning experiment gone dangerously awry. A scientist produces a cloned baby mammoth from the tissue of a perfectly preserved mammoth that is found in Siberia. A long extinct, but extremely deadly virus is cloned in the process. The rapidly spreading virus soon threatens the entire world.
Richard McSheehy graduated from Holy Cross in 1969 and became a Peace Corps volunteer teacher in Malaysia. Following his Peace Corps service he worked as a physicist for MIT for many years. As part of his work he lived for eleven years at Kwajalein, Marshall Islands and fourteen years on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. He has also lived in Ireland, where he wrote The Viral Epiphany. He now lives in North Carolina where he is working on the next book in this series.