Author(s): Michael Harvey
Crime Fiction | No Category
A light bulb falls in a subway tunnel, releasing a deadly pathogen. Within hours, a homeless man, a cop, and then dozens more start to die. Hospitals become morgues. 'L' trains become rolling hearses. Chicago is on the verge of chaos before the mayor finally acts, quarantining entire sections of the city. Meanwhile, cop-turned-PI Michael Kelly hunts for the people responsible. The search takes him into the tangled underworld of Chicago's west-side gangs and the even more terrifying world of black biology - an elite field operating covertly at the nation's top labs, where scientists play God and will do anything necessary to keep their secrets safe.
The new Michael Kelly crime thriller picks up where The Third Rail leaves off and involves the release of a biological weapon in the city of Chicago.
Michael Kelly proves to be the genre's quintessential bulletproof man in midst of an attack decimating the population of Chicago ... The pace seldom slackens Sunday Express PRAISE FOR MICHAEL HARVEY 'Should be read by all John Grisham on Michael Harvey Michael Harvey has studied the masters and put his own unique touch on the crime novel. A major new voice Michael Connelly Gritty and witty ... a real winner Kathy Reichs Murder, bare-knuckle mayoral politics, and historical catastrophe - in short, the perfect Chicago detective story Erik Larson
Michael Harvey is the author of The Chicago Way, The Fifth Floor and The Third Rail, and is also a journalist and documentary producer. His work has won numerous national and international awards, including multiple Emmy Awards, two Primetime Emmy nominations and an Academy Award nomination. He holds a law degree from Duke University, a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in classical languages from Holy Cross College. He lives in Chicago. www.michaelharveybooks.com @TheChicagoWay