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Hades Factor :Covert One 1by Robert Ludlum
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The #1 bestselling master of suspense and international intrigue continues to set the standard against which all other thrillers are measured with his expertly plotted, pulse-pounding Covert-One series.
THE HADES FACTOR
An unknown doomsday virus has claimed the lives of four people across the country—including Dr. Sophia Russell, a research scientist working to understand the disease. Bitter and broken-hearted over her death, Lt. Colonel Jon Smith is determined to uncover the cause of the virus that killed her—and prevent it from turning into a pandemic of epic proportions.
“Reading a ludlum novel is like watching a james bond film...
slickly paced…all-consuming.”—Entertainment Weekly
When new evidence reveals that Sophias death was no accident, Smith assembles a private team to aid his fight against the deadly virus—and find the determined genius whos responsible. Smiths quest will lead him to the highest levels of power and the darkest corners of the earth…and bring him face to face with an unknown enemy who will stop at nothing to achieve his means. Meanwhile, the fate of the world hangs in the balance…
In this thrilling new tale of global intrigue, Col. Jonathon Smith, a combat doctor attached to the Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease, is assigned to investigate a deadly virus that has killed three people in three different cities. First warned off by a shadowy FBI contact, Smith then barely survives an attempt on his life. Not knowing where to turn, he assembles a private team that must search highest levels and the darkest corners of the world.
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Robert Ludlum has been acclaimed as the master of .suspense and international intrigue for over twenty-five years. His many books have thrilled millions of readers, reaching the top of bestsellers lists the world over and setting a standard that has never been surpassed. Now, from the imagination of one of Americas greatest storytellers comes Robert Ludlums The Hades Factor.
A homeless man in Boston, an Army major in California, and a teenage girl in Atlanta all die suddenly and painfully—each a victim of a hitherto unknown, fast-acting viral agent. Col. Jonathon Smith, a combat doctor attached to the United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease assigned to investigate the virus, is first warned off by a shadowy FBI contact, then barely survives an attempt on his life.
Not knowing where to turn or whom to trust, Smith assembles a private team to aid his search for the truth behind the deadly virus—a quest that leads them to the darkest corners of the world. Written by Robert Ludlum with acclaimed suspense writer Gayle Lynds, Robert Ludlums The Hades Factor will thrill and delight his legions of fans.
About the Author
Robert Ludlum is the unchallenged master of suspense and global intrigue. For more than thirty years, his many books have thrilled hundreds of millions of readers. Each one of his books has reached the top of bestseller lists the world over and has set a standard that's yet to be equaled. Now, from the imagination of one of America's greatest storytellers, comes Covert-One--a bold new series of international thrillers that deliver the complex, compelling action and heart-stopping suspense for which Robert Ludlum has become so justly famous.
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