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Drs. Stephen Pearse and Peter Maryk once worked together to research a horrifying virus outbreak in the Congo. Now Pearse heads the Bureau of Disease Control and Maryk runs the clandestine special pathogens section of the disease detectives - making the 2 scientists bitter enemies. But when the disease from the Congo re-emerges in America, they must set aside their differences in order to stop a potential worldwide epidemic. Using the blood of one woman who is immune to the disease, they create a serum that might work, if the disturbingly cunning virus doesn't have plans of its own.

Copyright ©1998 by Chuck Hogan; Copyright (P)1998 by Dove Audio, Inc.

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  • Evan
  • Fairport, NY, USA
  • 10-06-06

Awesome but...

Awesome story, incredible narration. Thonpson is so fluid in his reading you'll wonder how he does it. I only wish the download sound quality was better and the version unabridged.

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  • Tiffany
  • Elizabeth City, NC, USA
  • 03-11-10

Wonderful Surprise!

I've never read this author before but had read some of the reviews so I took a chance. I'm glad I did! I was instantly taken in by the story. My only complaint was the quality of the recording. I didn't realize before I purchased it that it wasn't compatible with my current mp3 player. I had to dig out my old one and the recording itself was grainy and difficult to listen to. I never realized how spoiled I had become with the enhanced downloads my current player can accommodate. Still, the story was worth the inconvenience. I would have given it 5 stars if the recording didn't sound so deteriorated.

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Super poor sound quality

The story is good but overwhelmed by the poor recording quality. Need to play sections repeatedly to understand the narrator. Sounds like it was made on a speakerphone.