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Virus Thirteen

Virus Thirteen

A Medical Thriller

Joshua Alan Parry

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Virus Thirteen is an irreverent and contagious thriller from debut author Joshua Alan Parry.

Scientists James Logan and his wife, Linda, have their dream careers at the world's leading biotech company, GeneFirm, Inc. But their happiness is interrupted by a devastating bioterrorist attack: a deadly superflu that quickly becomes a global pandemic. The GeneFirm complex goes into lockdown and Linda's research team is sent to high-security underground labs to develop a vaccine.

Above ground, James learns that GeneFirm security has been breached and Linda is in danger. To save her he must confront a desperate terrorist, armed government agents, and an invisible killer: Virus Thirteen.


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1For Dr. James Logan, it was not just another painfully dull lecture on his latest research. Today he was announcing a breakthrough that would change the world. After nearly a decade of work, James and his wife, Linda, had finally done it....

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Praise for Virus Thirteen

“A thriller with attitude! Parry's plausible near-future science makes a fascinating--and terrifying--premise. Virus Thirteen is an entertaining and well-crafted novel from a bold new talent.” —Vince Flynn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Kill Shot

“The stakes are cataclysmic and the science highly credible in Parry's exciting debut novel. Not only is Virus Thirteen a cautionary tale for a world where genetics are put before ethics, but it's also a joyride of a thriller.” —Daniel Kalla, international bestselling author of Pandemic

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Joshua Alan Parry

JOSHUA ALAN PARRY is a medical resident at the Mayo Clinic. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and holds a B.S. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was also captain of the ice hockey team. Over the years, he has worked as a guide for at-risk youth in the Utah wilderness, a metal worker in Montreal, a salmon canner in Alaska, and a molecular genetics intern. He was raised in Keller, Texas.

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