Resistant

Resistant

Book - 2015
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When Dr. Lou Welcome has to fill in last minute for his boss at the Physical Wellness Office in Atlanta, he takes an exclusive tour of the Center for Disease Control. He can't help but wonder about the development of weapons of mass destruction at a bacterial level as he watches scientists talk about antibacterial resistance and biological weapon agents before disappearing into mysterious restricted labs. Little does Lou know that a scientist working on a top secret case will be kidnapped, and he will become enmeshed in a case that could have fatal consequences across the country.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Paperbacks,, 2015.
Edition: St. Martin's Paperbacks ed.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780250030917
Characteristics: 464 pages ;,19 cm.

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DouglasLowe
Oct 27, 2015

Really darned good--even having read many, many novels.

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BBurnett
Nov 10, 2014

like most medical thrillers, and this one did not disappoint. Very relevant, I thought, in terms of the Ebola scare going on now, worldwide. A little unbelievable, in terms of curing the Doomsday germ, but hopeful. Would recommend, as a nurse.

ChristchurchLib Oct 13, 2014

"Just imagine the pandemonium that would result if domestic terrorists got involved in deadly germ warfare. That's just what happens in Resistant, when a right-wing extremist group accidentally releases flesh-eating bacteria completely resistant to any known treatments. While the terrorists kidnap a specialist to find a cure (they'd wanted to infect only specific victims), the FBI teams up with Dr. Lou Welcome, in his 3rd series appearance, to beat them to it. Fast-paced and compelling, this is most likely the last book by author Michael Palmer, who died in 2013." Thrillers and Suspense October 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/1e433e8a-8eeb-417c-8ea3-00135a82169f?postId=d197a0aa-13c0-4533-9ae2-936764f2348f

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maryp61
Jul 27, 2014

Scary stuff. Reminds me of what is happening in today's political arena in regard to Medicare, Social Security and other human service programs as regards to the One Hundred Neighbors.

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Debbi_0
Jun 25, 2014

was a fairly good read.

akasq Jun 23, 2014

A little to deep for me as a summer read,

karcoldelharvic5 Jun 17, 2014

As always a very fast paced and hard to put down read. So sad its the last one/

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