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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) Entry - this eBook is a sample of the first 3,000-5,000 words- it is not the full book. The ABNA contest is operated on Amazon.com only. Visit this entry on Amazon.com to leave customer feedback. To vote for theMoreAmazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) Entry - this eBook is a sample of the first 3,000-5,000 words- it is not the full book. The ABNA contest is operated on Amazon.com only. Visit this entry on Amazon.com to leave customer feedback. To vote for the Grand Prize winner starting May 21, visit www.amazon.com/ABNA.Tom Shaw, the mild mannered CEO of Pure Industries, a small pharmaceutical lab in California, is wracked with worry. A terminally sick wife, a distraught young son and a business on the verge of collapse. But these worries dwindle into insignificance for him when Dr Rachael Leo, his young but brilliant Chief Scientist informs that she has made the greatest discovery in the history of medical science, greater than Penicillin, Insulin and even a cure for cancer. Simply, following an accident in the lab, Pure Industries have discovered the Elixir of Life, a way of slowing the aging process of every person on Earth by a multiple of five.Pure Industries fortunes change and Tom is thrust into the limelight, with new found power that puts him in direct conflict with the US President. The news also releases a fire-storm of violence and treachery which penetrates to the very heart of the US Government.There are currently over a hundred labs in the US alone trying to devise an antidote to the process of human aging. Elixir is a fast-moving, powerful and thought-provoking thriller that imagines what might happen when one of them actually succeeds.