The Gemini Virus

The Gemini Virus : First You Sneeze. Then You Die

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Bob Easton thinks he has a cold. Before he dies in agony four days later, he infects dozens of people. Local health agencies are quickly overwhelmed and beg the CDC for help. Dr. Michael Beck and Cara Porter, members of the Epidemic Intelligence Service, race to identify the deadly bug. They can't cure it until they know what it is. Dennis and Andi Jensen are terrified. Schools and offices close. Food disappears. Three of their children's friends die. The Jensens join the exodus, journeying to their isolated mountain cabin along empty roads, avoiding government road blocks. The superbug - and the panic - quickly spread beyond America's borders. In the lab, Cara makes a potentially fatal mistake. In the mountains, Andi tells her husband that she doesn't feel well.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 104 x 170 x 26mm | 140g
  • Tor Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0765363933
  • 9780765363930
  • 2,206,844

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"A terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a smalltown community and quickly goes global. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional! "A terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a smalltown community and quickly goes global. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional" --Dr. Elinor Levy, Associate Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine; author, The New Killer Diseases"A chilling scenario . . . a fast-paced and immensely entertaining story. Thrilling and eerie. Once you open the front cover, you will not be able to put it down." --Dr. Martinez J. Hewlett, co-author of Basic Virology -A terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a smalltown community and quickly goes global. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional- --Dr. Elinor Levy, Associate Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine; author, The New Killer Diseases-A chilling scenario . . . a fast-paced and immensely entertaining story. Thrilling and eerie. Once you open the front cover, you will not be able to put it down.- --Dr. Martinez J. Hewlett, co-author of Basic Virology A terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a smalltown community and quickly goes global. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional Dr. Elinor Levy, Associate Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine; author, The New Killer Diseases A chilling scenario . . . a fast-paced and immensely entertaining story. Thrilling and eerie. Once you open the front cover, you will not be able to put it down. "Dr. Martinez J. Hewlett, co-author of Basic Virology"" "A terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a smalltown community and quickly goes global. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional!"--Dr. Elinor Levy, Associate Professor of Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine; author, "The New Killer Diseases" "A chilling scenario . . . a fast-paced and immensely entertaining story. Thrilling and eerie. Once you open the front cover, you will not be able to put it down."--Dr. Martinez J. Hewlett, co-author of "Basic Virology" ""The Gemini Virus" is a terrifying tale of a mysterious lethal outbreak that starts in a small-town community and quickly goes global. It pits the nightmare virus against a talented team from the CDC as well as an assemblage of less-visible scientists and health care professionals. Thank your lucky stars the scenario is fictional!"--Dr. Elinor Levy, Immunologist, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, and author of "The New Killer Diseases""Wil Mara has created a credible and chilling scenario and placed it in a fast-paced and immensely entertaining story. Thrilling and eerie. Once you open the front cover, you will not be able to put it down." --Dr. Martinez J. Hewlett, coauthor of "Basic Virology"""The Gemini Virus" rocks its genre, setting a new standard for public fear. Wil took a familiar theme--a deadly pandemic--and crafted it into a tense and very exciting story. I've been a sci fi fan all my life, and this is, by far, one of the best doomsday books I've ever read. A taut thriller that grabbed me from page one." --Robbie Dupree, Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter"This is a fast-paced, nail-biting treat for the reader... An exciting but frightening glimpse of an all-too-plausible scenario. Read it at your own risk." --"Home News Tribune" on "Wave"show more

About Wil Mara

Wil Mara is the award-winning novelist of the 2005 disaster thriller Wave, as well as many other titles for variety of audiences. The Gemini Virus is the second book in the disaster series, with several more stories currently in development.show more

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249 ratings
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5 19% (47)
4 32% (79)
3 31% (76)
2 16% (39)
1 3% (8)
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