Tag Archives: bioterrorism

Guest post: Smallpox and a MacGyver chemist in thriller DEADLY SAVAGE

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes award-winning author and chemist Dave Edlund, whose latest Peter Savage thriller Deadly Savage invokes the great historic scourge of smallpox. Deadly Savage by Dave Edlund. Action/ international political / bioterror thriller. (April 2016) When militants invade the Belarusian State University in Minsk, … Continue reading

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Guest post: Evil + science makes good stories by Jenifer Ruff

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes author Jenifer Ruff, a science thriller writer who uses her epidemiology credentials to create a ripped-from-the-headlines bioterror novel called Only Wrong Once. Only Wrong Once by Jenifer Ruff. Science / bioterror thriller. (September 2017) A sinister experiment outside Aleppo. Two … Continue reading

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Guest post: Emerging disease fiction VECTOR by James Abel

ScienceThrillers.com welcomes author Robert Reiss writing as James Abel. Abel’s series of science thrillers about Joe Rush, a military bio-terror expert, is now at book #4. If you haven’t discovered these yet, now is the time! Vector by James Abel. Science/medical thriller … Continue reading

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Latest indie book review: Labyrinth of Terror by Richard P. Wenzel

Independently published by Brandylane Publishers. No star rating given for indies. Synopsis (from publisher website): (science thriller; medical thriller) Terror reigns when a string of post-op infections erupts in the sanitized halls of King’s College Hospital in London. A trio … Continue reading

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Latest book review: Whiteout by Ken Follett

(excellent; top 30% of SciThri) Year published: 2004 Category: thriller; science thriller Tech rating (out of 5): SUMMARY: Something is missing from the high-security biosafety level 4 storage unit at a Scottish medical laboratory—and so is a lab technician. On … Continue reading

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Latest book review: A Heartbeat Away by Michael Palmer

(out of 5 stars) Year published: 2011 Category: medical thriller; science thriller; political thriller SUMMARY (from author’s website): A domestic terrorist organization has released a deadly, highly contagious virus into the Capitol during the President’s State of the Union address. … Continue reading

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