Self Arrest by William Esmont
Approx. 50,130 words.
Published on December 22, 2009.
In the course of a routine transfer between government installations, a team of ruthless mercenaries intercepts a cache of a highly engineered Spanish Flu virus.
Gage Mercer, the future son in law of a deranged billionaire, finds himself drawn into a plot to trigger the extinction of the human race through a deliberate release of the virus.