Books tagged: ricin

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Last Heartbeat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Last Heartbeat is a fast moving tale that explores some controversial topics while treating the reader to an exciting thriller filled with deception, intrigue and suspense. When an illegal raid by the DEA on a suspected drug trafficker goes terribly wrong, it unleashes a torrent of attacks on our nation.
Castor Bean Seeds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
21st Century Complete Guide to Ricin Terrorism and Poisoning with the Defense Against Toxin Weapons Army Manual (Biological Warfare and Weapons)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Up-to-date compendium of authoritative documents and text excerpts from major federal government sources on ricin terrorism, along with a major military manual on toxins as weapons. Ricin toxin is one of the most toxic and easily produced plant toxins. The toxicity of castor beans has been known since ancient times, and more than 750 cases of intoxication in humans have been described.
A Case of Amston Poison
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Series: Amston Lake, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When people start dying in the small town of Lebanon, CT, the FBI and CDC speculate that terrorists are testing a deadly poison. Ricin, extracted from castor beans, has no known antidote. What no one suspects is the connection of the killer or killers to Dirk Adler and Joe Wolf. When that connection proves to be personal, Dirk and Joe must protect themselves and their friends from sure death.