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Fatal Strain Leonard P. Carpenter

Fatal Strain

Leonard P. Carpenter

Published September 29th 2011
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Fatal Strain is a near-future medical thriller about a designer virus. The anonymous Biohacker, a physician/stalker obsessed with Earths overpopulation, announces his aim in highly personal email rants to environmental journalists Eva and WillisMoreFatal Strain is a near-future medical thriller about a designer virus. The anonymous Biohacker, a physician/stalker obsessed with Earths overpopulation, announces his aim in highly personal email rants to environmental journalists Eva and Willis Warner. They soon realize the plagues creator is one of the international medics theyre helping to fight the Blackpox epidemic. Topical scifi/suspense.Settings are international, from highrise LA towers to hospitals to third world slums in over-stressed 2037. Future hi-tech includes freeway rail lanes, crowded urban skylanes, and flying air terminals known as skyports. The characters are diverse and become romantically involved, with troubling consequences. The tormented antagonist is in treatment with an AI computer talking-head named Dr. Ergo, but he has difficulty keeping the therapy sessions offline.From a violent, sinister buildup as the contagion is released, the mystery deepens and accelerates to a final chase and confrontation that will settle the fate of the world and its human occupants.This highly-charged novel may spark controversy or even social movements, but it will certainly grip the reader. The story delivers a tense, mind-bending conclusion as the surviving investigators learn the diabolical secret of the Fatal Strain.Is the world ready for Fatal Strain?Not always a fun read but it may save the planet.A pain-free solution to pop-pollution.A medical mystery set in our VERY near future.A millennial tragedy about love.A mad biohacker, a designer plague, and a happy ending.