The deadliest disease in history....
A lethal pathogen appears on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Dr. Samantha Bower of the Centers for Disease Control is handed the case and asked to investigate its origins and containment.
A mysterious figure that is not who he appears to be....
Samantha discovers a lethal pathogen unlike any she has encountered in her lifetime. Extremely contagious with a mortality rate higher than any disease ever recorded, it is an extinction level event. A man with an intimate knowledge of the microorganism offers her help. But Samantha Bower begins to suspect he is not who he says he is.
Humanity hangs on the edge of a cliff....
Samantha begins to realize there are forces at work that she can't understand. Pressures are being applied from outside sources and not all of them wish for a vaccine. But Samantha is sure of one thing: If a vaccine isn't developed, humanity may soon be an endangered species....
About the author: Victor Methos is the best-selling author of The White Angel Murder, the number-one mystery book in the United States and United Kingdom for over eight weeks. He is a former prosecutor specializing in violent crime and is currently a criminal defense attorney in the United States. He is on a quest to climb the "Seven Summits", the seven highest peaks on Earth, and attain his certificate as a deep-sea submersible pilot. He can be reached through his blog at www.methosreview.blogspot.com
©2012 Victor Methos (P)2013 Victor Methos
The premise was interesting and quite valid, considering what we have been seeing in the news about outbreaks. I learned a lot about the CDC and what its purpose is, and how very common outbreaks are around the world.....which is quite terrifying in itself! What makes the book so terrifying is the prospect of how the military and government could possibly treat such a scenario. Quite thought provoking.
We are bombarded with negative horrors in our news daily.....I would prefer a somewhat more positive outcome......as much as possible anyway with the prospect of an outbreak.
Probably, its almost like the accident you can't look away from, although your are horrified by what you see.
Yes. I enjoyed the story once I decided not to dwell on medical inaccuracies.
Mispronounciations ("filling" from the plane instead of "filing" from the plane). Inconsistent Aussie accent. Were the lesions "pustules" or "papules"?
I would see the movie if it had one of my favorite actors.
The author should listen to his medical advisor more closely. Have the advisor listen to the audio script as well.
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