Title: Plum Island
Author: Nelson DeMille
As New York Police Detective John Corey investigates the shooting of a husband-and-wife team of biologists at a top secret island research site, the media suggest that the couple planned to use a stolen virus to carry out a deadly plot.
John Corey Series
Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare. Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications — and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of Plum Island….
Fast-paced and atmospheric, marked by entrancing characters, incandescent storytelling, and brilliant comic touches, Plum Island is DeMille at his thrill-inducing best.