Andrew D. Carlson

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I'm a father, husband, biochemist, cancer survivor, and an author of fiction for young adults, old adults, and everyone in between. I include science in all of my works of fiction.

I've written three books in the Sue series: Sue's Fingerprint, Sue's Vision, and Sue's Voice. These are Earth-based, light sci-fi stories of humans cloned by an alien substance that was sent from across the galaxy. Sue and the clones receive messages from the "goo" which they must deliver, but will DHS allow them? Find out! You'll like Sue, I promise.

My latest works in progress are two YA novels. The first is Alone: Alex, an orphaned high school senior, is forced to battle cancer while living with his resentful guardian. The second is Senior Experiment: Anthony st
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Average rating: 3.76 · 41 ratings · 29 reviews · 3 distinct works
Sue's Fingerprint

3.73 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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My Cancer Story

From Parents’ Magazine, November 1977   I am Andy Carstairs.  Okay, I’m not.  But that was the name given to me for an article that was written in 1977 about childhood leukemia.  I knew this article existed–I saw it growing up, but only recently did I try to find a copy.  Thanks to the good […]
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Andrew Carlson Sarah wrote: "Hi Andrew, thank you for the friend request! (="

My pleasure.

We have a lot of comparable books. I look forward to your reviews!


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Sarah Hi Andrew, thank you for the friend request! (=


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add!


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Dana Davis Thanks for the friend request, Andrew. Happy writing! www.danadaviswriting.com


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