award-winning author of STEM-powered thrillers

The Mortal Coil Series

Catarina is a hacker – of computers and DNA. This award-winning, science-focused thriller series delves into genetic engineering, coding, and biology – all while its characters are running for their lives in an apocalyptic hellscape created by a virus that literally makes its victims explode.


Emily Suvada is a young-adult author with a background in theoretical astrophysics, who spends her days writing, cooking, coding, and playing with her son. Read more about her here.

What's with the DNA code?

If you’ve spotted some DNA code either in the books, online, or on social media, you can figure out what it says by checking out the Extras page on my site. Start with The Pigeon Poem if you want to try decoding it yourself!

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