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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett FIC MAY (Text) 30010170910239 Fiction Checked out 07/06/2020
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW MYSTERY MAY (Text) 37516002058280 Adult New Book Shelf-Fiction Checked out 07/14/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781529411690
  • ISBN: 1529411696
  • Physical Description: xi, 399 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Quercus, 2020.

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"Written over fifteen years ago, this prescient, suspenseful thriller is set against a backdrop of a capital city in quarantine, and explores human experience in the grip of a killer virus. 'They said that twenty-five percent of the population would catch the flu. Between seventy and eighty percent of them would die. He had been directly exposed to it, and the odds weren't good.' A city in quarantine. London, the epicenter of a global pandemic, is a city in lockdown. Violence and civil disorder simmer. Martial law has been imposed. No-one is safe from the deadly virus that has already claimed thousands of victims. Health and emergency services are overwhelmed. A murdered child. At a building site for a temporary hospital, construction workers find a bag containing the rendered bones of a murdered child. A remorseless killer has been unleashed on the city; his mission is to take all measures necessary to prevent the bones from being identified. A powerful conspiracy. D.I. Jack MacNeil, counting down the hours on his final day with the Met, is sent to investigate. His career is in ruins, his marriage over and his own family touched by the virus. Sinister forces are tracking his every move, prepared to kill again to conceal the truth. Which will stop him first - the virus or the killers?"--Publisher.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Epidemics > Fiction.
Avian influenza > Fiction.
Quarantine > Fiction.
Conspiracies > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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