First Time Author Pens Thrilling Sci-Fi Novel That Will Take Readers on an Adventurous Journey in Venezuela

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Author Donal Myrick’s, ‘The Unexpected’ illustrates the imaginative tale of a group of American spelunkers that come across an occurrence that will change their lives forever

“The Unexpected” By Donal Myrick

“Writing a sci-fi adventure novel has been on my bucket list for some time. A few years ago, an earthquake occurred off the coast of Columbia, and being a resident of the Gulf Coast, I was interested in the tsunami potential of such events impacting the area where I live,” said Myrick.

Donal Myrick releases his debut novel, “The Unexpected” an exciting new sci-fi adventure that introduces a group of experienced spelunkers who head to Venezuela to explore the Churun River and the large cave that formed after an offshore earthquake erupted and swallowed up the glorious Angel Falls. The cavers primary mission is to be the first to rappel into this monstrous and mysterious underground pit. Throughout their voyage, they start questioning if the formation of the cave was caused by unnatural origins, which leads them to encounter something that they could have never expected.

Myrick’s fictional tale is illustrated by passionate, hardworking and curious characters. The author introduces the audience to a diverse group of individuals who stick together regardless of whatever circumstances come their way. The spelunkers’ discovery throughout their expedition, changes the road map of their voyage that puts their lives in grave danger. “The Unexpected” will leave readers on their toes as they experience the thrilling and suspenseful scenarios that are presented in the book.

“Writing a sci-fi adventure novel has been on my bucket list for some time. A few years ago, an earthquake occurred off the coast of Columbia, and being a resident of the Gulf Coast, I was interested in the tsunami potential of such events impacting the area where I live,” said Myrick. “Upon researching this possibility, I speculated on what other impacts might occur, and this led me to postulate the premise for my book.”

Myrick brings his decades of cave exploring experience and the love for the outdoors to his exciting new novel. The author will educate readers by providing details about different cave technology and techniques. By the end of “The Unexpected,” readers will be in awe of the life changing journey that Myrick beautifully illustrates.

“The Unexpected”
By Donal Myrick
ISBN: 9781796058802 (softcover); 9781796058819 (hardcover); 9781796058796 (eBook)
Available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Xlibris

About the author
Donal Myrick has advanced degrees in mathematics and physics and began his professional career as a vehicle and propulsion engineer working on NASA’s Saturn V and Apollo Programs. He later transitioned to work on various military weapons testing and training projects, and recently retired as the president and CEO of a software development and technical services company. Myrick has been an avid spelunker for many decades. He brings his love for the outdoors to his exciting debut novel, “The Unexpected.” For more information, please visit http://www.theunexpectedbook.com

For general inquiries, interview & review copy requests contact:                
LAVIDGE – Phoenix                 
Grace Bywater                        
480-998-2600 x 534
gbywater(at)lavidge(dot)com

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