TODD LEVINS studied molecular and cell biology at Penn State University, but soon after graduating hightailed it to Austin, Texas to be a rock star. Well beyond the point of clear failure he slunk back to the security of a research laboratory in Durham, North Carolina. But no sooner could feel himself turning to stone. He sold all his possessions and set off on a two-year sojourn of South America. The first draft to this novel he wrote in eight months while on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. He lives with a dog in Durham, North Carolina.
What if Islamic State has seventeen sleeper cells scattered throughout the United States to release, not Ebola, but rather a more terrifying virus?
It's the story of a disillusioned American scientist, the fierce woman he falls for, and the terrorists who've embedded something in her genome.