Antidote: Clandestine Warfare in Modern Russia
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Antidote is about the very real danger that, in the future, bacteria can be used as weapons of terror. In this story, a group of Soviet Georgians develop a strain of common bacteria and create an epidemic against the Russian High Command. Robert Cook, a microbiologist in La Jolla helps track down the perpetrators through France, Moscow and the Georgian republic. The novel features the sights, sounds and tastes of those lands, while bringing in enough science to interest the lay reader who likes a galloping thriller...
A thriller filled with suspense and detail
This book takes you to exciting locales. It's an all-too-real portrayal of what could happen in Russia in the near future.
Prescient, Thrilling, and Completely Worth It!
Lonergan isn't simply creating a world for the reader. He's presenting a likely future filled with prescient geo-politics, technologies, and biomedical concerns. This is as much a warning wake up call as it is the perfect basis for the next Bruckheimer-produced thriller coming to a theater near you.
A thrilling near-future action adventure.
Lonergan's deep knowledge of biotechnology shines bright as we hunt down bioterrorists with detective Cook. Set in a near future where one last antibiotic stands between mankind and bacterial annihilation, Antidote uses solid characters and believable scenarios to paint a frightening picture that strikes all too close to home.