By Dan Baumann
Published: March 7, 2013.
Journalist Ron Jordan is enjoying a rare day off with his wife and son. The idyll is snatched away by a call from a trusted news source. An illegal immigrant has entered the desert city of Tucson, unaware that he carries a new strain of hemorrhagic fever. With lightning speed, it will take his life, launch the worst pandemic since 1918, and, in immigrant-weary Arizona, ignite an ethnic firestorm.