Let Them Eat Tea by Coleman Maskell
Approx. 83,600 words.
Published on July 14, 2012.
A political comedy romance sci-fi adventure set in the near future. The main character is a brilliant biochemist who relocates to a new job in the Caribbean after the LiberTEA government shuts down the CDC and NIH. With friends both on the islands and back in the USA, he fights against an epidemic that threatens every country with a Caribbean coastline.