Dead of Night (Doc Ford Series #12)

Dead of Night (Doc Ford Series #12)

by Randy Wayne White
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Dead of Night (Doc Ford Series #12) by Randy Wayne White

New York Times bestselling author “Randy Wayne White spins another terrific Florida tale”* in this thriller of bio-terror and extreme revenge.

It starts with a simple request: check up on the mysteriously reclusive biologist brother of an old friend. But what Doc Ford stumbles upon in the doctor’s secluded island home is a nightmare. He has hanged himself—and his body is host to a rare strain of feeding, breathing parasites. It’s not an accident. Neither is the fact that the flesh eaters are multiplying in the infested Florida waters. A biological catastrophe has arrived. And only Doc Ford can find out why, and stop it from spreading further…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425209448
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Doc Ford Series , #12
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 110,437
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 - 17 Years

About the Author

Randy Wayne White is the author of seventeen previous Doc Ford novels and four collections of nonfiction. He lives in an old house built on an Indian mound in Pineland, Florida.

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Dead of Night (Doc Ford Series #12) 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
johnwillie More than 1 year ago
Easy reading Good book
harstan More than 1 year ago
Dr. Marion Ford owns Sanibel Biological which sells marine samples to schools and research laboratories around the countries. He looks like a nerdy scientist but that is a cover for he is part of a deep cover operations team. Members of the group provide its agents with legitimate and mobile professions. Ford¿s job collecting marine samples takes him all over the world, a great cover when on an assignment.--- As a favor to a friend he checks on her brother Jobe Applebee because he hasn¿t answered the phone for a few days. Marion sees a woman Dasha beating and torturing Jobe. Marion chases her and her partner away but meanwhile the man commits suicide. Guinea worms crawl out of his body. A cunning criminal, Dr. Desmond Stokes is letting loose these and other types of exotics so that property values in the area will drop and he can buy prime land cheap. He seeks Jake¿s computer which might have the cure for the worm infestation. He wants to develop it so that the world will look at him as a savior while the clever and strong Dasha has orders to eliminate Ford who has the computer files and knows who is behind the loosening of the poisonous exotics on an unsuspecting state. --- Randy Wayne White has written a high powered bio-terror thriller. The action starts during the first chapter and picks up speed, taking the reader on a roller coaster ride full of chilling terror. In the wrong hands bio-terrorists can devastate an area and there is little anyone can do to stop them until after the mission is accomplished and the results become known. This is a very scary novel because it is based on a realistic premise one that people can¿t guard against. DEAD OF NIGHT is a scintillating action adventure thriller.--- Harriet Klausner
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Have read and liked Whites books so far. I'm not sure I'll be reading many more though, there seems to be a pension for villains with increasingly perverted sexual demands and frankly, I'm not a fan.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A long time fan, this book was great until the last few chapters. It felt like he was in a hurry to finish the book. I thought the ending was very unsatisfying and not finished with the detail required. I didn't believe the change in character of the female antagonist as the story ended.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'Dead of Night', is right up there with all White's novels, Great. I have read them all, and think 'Dead of Night' was very interesting, and well written. Randy gets the readers attention, and keeps it throught out the novel. Although 'James Hall' has more expericence, sentence structure, and even the more extensive vocabulary, I like White's books better because they are a faster and easier read full of familiar sterotypes, cliches and situations. The first chapter of 'Dead of Night' was very familiar to me, I felt as tho I were there watching the whole thing, throughout the entire novel, I felt I had a connection!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I had the book on hold at our library, I am a die hard RWW fan, however, I was somewhat disappointed with this latest novel! The story seemed to go on without cause, the characters were not as colorful nor interesting as White's usual list of bad guys! What happened? Mr. White were you distracted by your new love to write in your grand fashion? I hope we get back Mr. White's wonderful characters and stories soon (in the next novel hopefully) I will continue to be a fan, and hopefully, you will not disppoint us in your next novel...... A grandmother in waiting! Mary Christensen
Guest More than 1 year ago
Harriet must be in Love with Randy Wayne White, 'Dead of Night', is HORRIBLE, short croppy sentences, and White wanders off on subjects that just don't have anything to do with the novel or plot! White's 'Dead of Night', has alot of similarities to James W. Hall's 'Forests of the Night'!