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A Reason For Dying
     

A Reason For Dying

by Wilfred Bereswill
 

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FBI Agent Laura Daniels is getting used to a routine life after being reassigned to the Seattle Field Office for failing to solve the anthrax letter cases in 2001. Now the New York Terrorist cell responsible for those attacks is working on a new mission: to build and detonate a large dirty bomb on US soil.

When Laura is assigned to investigate the theft of

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FBI Agent Laura Daniels is getting used to a routine life after being reassigned to the Seattle Field Office for failing to solve the anthrax letter cases in 2001. Now the New York Terrorist cell responsible for those attacks is working on a new mission: to build and detonate a large dirty bomb on US soil.

When Laura is assigned to investigate the theft of low level radiation devices, the trail takes her to the site of Interex Corporation's controversial natural gas exploration well near Yellowstone National Park, where several large radiation sources are in use.

She arrives to find the radiation sources missing and most of the well drilling crew dying of an unknown virus. As the deadly virus mysteriously spreads to several nearby towns and the death toll climbs, the search for the terrorists and answers intensifies.

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Harry Levin
“With "A Reason for Dying," St. Louis' own Wilfred Bereswill has written a thriller with a dandy plot and fine characters.

The tale puts a female FBI agent on the trail of a band of Islamist terrorists, tracking them from Washington to the Pacific Northwest and then inland, into Montana and Wyoming. The terrorists are trying to get their hands on the raw material for a dirty bomb. They target a natural-gas drilling site that uses technological gear built around radioactive mater

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591332626
Publisher:
Hilliard & Harris Publishers
Publication date:
06/15/2008
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Wilfred Bereswill was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the University of Missouri - Rolla. He worked in the natural gas industry from 1980 through 1991, which plays a large part in A Reason For Dying. He is an active member in the St. Louis Writers Guild, Sisters in Crime and the Missouri Writers Guild.

Since 2001, Wilfred has traveled extensively through China, a wonderful and fulfilling chapter in his life. Even though travel was restricted during the SARS epidemic, he still made connections and returned to China after things cooled down a bit.

Wilfred lives in a house full of women. He has a wife, Linda and three daughters, Kelly, Kristen and Kaitlin. Stephen King’s The Stand was the first of many horror and science fiction novels that captured his attention . He moved on to thrillers, reading Tom Clancy, Michael Crichton, Robin Cook and others. “You write what you enjoy.” Suspense and Thrillers make up the bulk of his reading today.

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