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Dr. Jan Vincent's teenage daughter and deceitful ex-husband have driven her to the breaking point. She prays for something-anything-to take hermind of her woes. She never dreams her salvation would come in the form of a mysterious vial found among the remains of a female world War II pilot. But her discovery comes with a deadly price at the hands of a powerful politician and weapons merchant, who know the vial's secret: a biochemical weapon as deadly as an assassin's bullet.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Medical Thriller    -   Yes Medical Plotlets:    -   story of bio weapon/virus Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   biology/medical Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   diced Unusual form of death?    -   Yes

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