"Initially, he had been thrilled to have earned a spot in the National Science Challenge. He'd come here to demonstrate and explain his remote controlled, electronic sniffer. But the events of the past few days had changed all that; he had much more serious concerns, now. A human life hung in the balance. Playing with robots seemed foolish."
â From Chapter 1 of Steel Trapp: The Challenge, by best-selling mystery writer Ridley Pearson, who will be signing books at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 3, as part of Atlanta Thriller Book Fest at Eagle Eye Book Shop in Decatur.