Start Your Year with a good plague...

Two of the greatest scourges of our time--a merciless pandemic and the Islamic State--are brought to life in this powerful debut novel by foreign affairs specialist Michael Jason Brandt.

" once a fierce academic thriller and a powerful meditation on humanity... A striking, frightening debut that heralds the start of a promising career." --Kirkus Reviews

-4.6 rating on, 4.75 on Goodreads

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