From China's western-most province comes the threat of a devastating biological terrorist attack - delivered in a coded ultimatum. The White House is dismissive. It receives thousands of terrorist threats each month. But this threat comes from Dr Khalid Kadeer, a brilliant Muslim microbiologist. CIA agent Curtis O'Connor, an expert on bioterrorism, knows Kadeer isn't bluffing. So does Australian scientists Kate Braithwaite, who works in a deadly hot-zone laboratory on the USA's own top-secret biological weapons program.
As they work together to unravel the riddles of Kadeer's warning, Curtis and Kate discover a threat even more sinister than they had imagined - a threat from within, from a man whose lust for power drives him to orchestrate a plan that will devastate the human race. And the clock is ticking...
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2012
- 111 x 180mm