A Joe Rush Novel
James Abel is the pseudonym for an accomplished author and a journalist who has written extensively about the Arctic. He lives and works in New York City
Marine doctor and bio-terror expert Joe Rush returns in an electrifying new arctic adventure in which an apocalyptic plague threatens all of humanity
When authorities in Alaska receive a disturbing call from a teenage girl, their investigation leads them to discover an entire family of researchers dead. Joe Rush is called to help examine the bodies. On the surface, it looks like a brutal murder/suicide. But the situation is nowhere near that simplenor is it over.
Upon closer investigation, Rush discovers the terrifying truth. The research team was infected with the deadliest disease on the face of the Eartha nightmarish infection that is 100% fatal. Normally, the disease is not contagious, and easily contained in military experiments. But then how did the entire family come to carry the disease. Has it evolved and become airborne? Was it manipulated in a lab?
Unfortunately, he’s not the only one with knowledge of the looming disaster. The army has cordoned off part of Alaska, and Rush soon finds himself the target of trained killers. Someone suspects Rush of betraying his country and releasing the plague himself. To save countless millions of livesstarting with his ownRush must uncover the answers hidden in the Arctic. The question iswill he find them in time?
Praise for the first Joe Rush novel White Plague:
“If you like Tom Clancy and Martin Cruz Smith, then you need to read James Abel.”—Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author
“James Abel reworks one of the great tragedies of the early twentieth century into the material of a believable, hard-driving thriller of the modern Arctic. Fast, well-written entertainment wrapped around something to think about.”—John Sandford, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Field of Prey
“Relentless action and suspense on the unforgiving terrain of the Arctic, the world's last frontier.”—Alex Berenson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Counterfeit Agent
“A stellar novel of action, adventure, and intrigue that leaves you constantly wondering, will-they-or-won't-they? I won't tell you what that is—that'll spoil all the fun.”—Steve Berry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lincoln Myth
“A stunning thriller…and a hero we’ll hope to see again.”—Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of Terminal City