Synopses & Reviews
Criminal mastermind Harlan DeVane has genetically engineered a "superbug" that lies like a dormant time bomb inside its human hosts until detonated by specific biochemical triggers. First, he uses his weapon to destroy Roger Gordian, head of UpLink Technologies. As Roger falls prey to the disease, his medical and intelligence teams race to find the cause and cure.
A new strain of mass destruction threatens mankind in this thriller in Tom Clancy's bestselling Power Plays series.
The most dangerous man of this century has employed the most dangerous weapon yet. Criminal mastermind Harlan DeVane has developed and spread a deadly, genetically engineered superbug resistant to all known cures. A microscopic time bomb, it will lie dormant inside its human hosts until detonated by specific biochemical triggers.
DeVane plans to auction off the triggering elements to the highest bidder, but first he ll use them to destroy the greatest threat to his operation: Roger Gordian, head of UpLink Technologies. As Roger falls prey to the disease, his medical and intelligence teams race to find the cause and the cure but because in Roger s fate lies the fate of the world."
About the Author
Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.
� Martin H. Greenberg�was honored in 1995 by the Mystery Writers of America with the Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing. He is also the recipient of two Anthony awards. Mystery Scene magazine called him "the best mystery anthologist since Ellery Queen." He has compiled more than 1,000 anthologies and�is the president of TEKNO books.�He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.