The Devil's Ruse by Ruth Welburn
Approx. 75,780 words.
Published on September 12, 2010.
SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF WWI, the novel pits the brightest scientific minds of the day against a deadly secret. In an effort to bring an end to a war that has been raging for four years, Dr. Nicholas Wareing takes on a risky research project for the U.S. Army. He struggles to unravel the mystery of influenza at a time when viruses were not understood.