Viral: a novel

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c2012.
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In remote parts of the Third World a deadly virus is quietly destroying towns and villages. In West Africa, a journalist is savagely murdered when he learns of an investment consortium poised to invest billions of dollars into the continent. In Washington, a three word message left in a safety deposit box could hold the key to what connects these incidents. Can Charles Mallory, former CIA operative, and his brother Jon, discover the truth before time runs out for the vulnerable people who seem to be target of an international secret war?
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display_description In remote pockets of the Third World, a deadly virus is quietly sweeping through impoverished farming villages and shanty towns with frightening speed and potency. In West Africa, an undercover dissident journalist learns of an investment consortium planning to funnel billions of dollars into the continent. Before he can publicize details, he is savagely murdered. And in Washington, a three-word message left in a safe deposit box may be the thread that connects these seemingly unrelated incidents-if, that is, two brothers can decipher it before time runs out. Charles Mallory, a private intelligence contractor and former CIA operative, begins to discover the traces of a secret war, with a bold objective-to create a new, technologically advanced, and lucrative society in an unlikely region of Africa; a model civilization able to solve the age-old, seemingly insoluble problems that plague many Third World nations. With the help of his brother, Jon, can he break the story to the world before it is too late-before the "humane depopulation" takes place? As the stakes and strategies of this secret war become more evident, the Mallory brothers find themselves in a complex game of wits with an enemy they can't see: a new sort of superpower led by a brilliant, elusive tactician who believes that ends justify means.
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title Viral : a novel
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