An invisible killer has returned. The last time it raged, upward of 40 million died - in a matter of months. Now it is back, released to prey on an unsuspecting, unprotected world. The first case appears on a flawless spring morning, initially diagnosed as a common cold - perhaps a mild flu. Then the deaths begin. Beck Casey, an expert on biological warfare, is called back to his former CIA post to unravel the twisted case... and to discover if a vaccine exists. But Casey's potential allies to save the future are the worst enemies from his past.
"A Great Listen!"
The best-selling author of Final Epidemic is back. Police officer John Davey, once set-up on bribery charges, has been given a chance to save his career-by investigating the baffling murder of two of Chicago's most prominent art collectors. But in the charred ruins of their North Shore mansion are clues to something more sinister than premeditated arson.
Beck Casey, the college-professor-cum-spy protagonist of the best-selling Final Epidemic, returns, now to confront the very real nightmare that that haunts every national-security expert today: nuclear terrorism in the American homeland. Joining him in Fire of the Prophet is a cast of faces both new and familiar....
"Not as good as the first book"