An invisible killer has returned. The last time it raged, upward of forty 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.
New York and Florida are quarantined. International travel is halted. A Japanese doomsday cult commits mass suicide, its final mision completed.
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 former newspaper journalist, columnist and talk-radio host, during his career Earl has dodged gunfire, teargas canisters, and verbal brickbats as a journalist (and on occasion as a private citizen, having somehow annoyed armed or vocal strangers). As the “more” on the nationally broadcast talk-radio program Money & More, Earl left the money-talk to the experts. He admits that he’s far more comfortable in other areas —talking with authors, arguing current events and even simply cracking-wise — than he is dealing with financial matters.