Kirkus Reviews gave a glowing, featured review for , a Young Adult debut novel by L.C. Hanson (a.k.a. Christopher Epstein), of Bethesda, Maryland.
In The Gideon Protocol, 13-year-old Gideon finds himself stranded on a hostile, plague-ridden alien world, hunted by mutated humans and a fiendish monster-maker who covets his DNA.
The lengthy review concluded: “Fans of comic-book fiends and feats will be sated. A post-apocalyptic adventure novel that delivers an adolescent monster mash.”
The novel was written with the coaching help provided by the UW-Madison Continuing Studies online course, “Write Your Novel Fast & Sure,” taught by Christine DeSmet.