The Allston Variant (Paperback)
MURDER, INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE, ALONG WITH THE SAFETY OF MILLIONS, HINGE ON THE BRILLIANT AND RESOURCEFUL SCIENTIST, CARRIE BLOOMFIELD, AS SHE RACES AGAINST TIME TO FIND AN ANTIDOTE AFTER A BIOWEAPON IS UNLEASHED UPON AN UNSUSPECTING BOSTON POPULACE.
A deadly bacterium recovered from the partially thawed permafrost of Alaska's Northern Slope is clandestinely developed into a biological weapon by unscrupulous biotech executives who then sell the weapon to a shadowy Middle East terrorist organization. When an undercover FBI informant looking into the matter mysteriously goes missing, the Bureau decides it must have another informant on the inside. The FBI recruits the brilliant Boston scientist and entrepreneur Carrie Bloomfield. Personal feelings complicate Bloomfield's mission which turns even more dangerous when the bioweapon is accidentally unleashed upon an unsuspecting Boston populace.
"...a smart, scary, ripped-from-the-headlines thriller...will make you turn the pages fast and make you think."--William Martin, New York Times bestselling author of Back Bay and Bound for Gold
"...a scarily realistic novel about bioterrorism and international intrigue...a story line that moves at warp speed..."--Len Joy, author of Better Days and American Past Time