Virus Thirteen

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Virus Thirteen

From the moment I cracked open this novel, my intense journey began. Dr. Parry jam packed this medical/suspense thriller with so many vivid details and countless twists and turns that I felt I was on an emotional roller coaster ride as I turned each page. His character and storyline development were phenomenal and beyond any story I have ever read before. Having his extensive medical training surly enhanced this medical thriller to the level that it was. I was pulled into the characters’ lives and felt that I knew each one personally. I went through their daily highs and lows as if I was the one going through that particular situation they might have been in at the moment. As first, I was not sure I was going to be able to follow along considering this novel is based heavily on molecular and cellular biology, but Dr. Parry did an amazing job describing the terminology used so any non-medically trained individual would not have a problem understanding and following along as they became more engrossed into his storyline. I honestly cannot say enough good things about this book. I highly recommend this novel and I am eagerly hoping that Dr. Parry is penning his next novel as I write this review. Please keep writing more stories for your fans to enjoy, Dr. Parry!

Scientists James Logan and his wife, Linda Nguyen head the gene therapy department at GeneFirm Incorporated, the largest and most esteemed biotech company in the world. When a deadly superflu called Virus Thirteen begins wrecking serious havoc around the world, Linda’s research team is called upon to develop the vaccine to eradicate this deadly virus. As Linda begins her intense development of the vaccine underground at GeneFirm, she is cutoff from the rest of the world. Things quickly get out of control and everyone around the world begins fighting for their lives. Little do James and Linda know who the person is that started this apocalyptic bioterrorist attack, but the fight for their own lives, as well as their family’s lives are their number one priority. Who is the person behind the bioterrorist attack? Do James, Linda and their family survive this apocalypse?


Book Blurb for Virus Thirteen

Virus Thirteen is an irreverent and contagious thriller from debut author Joshua Alan Parry.

Scientists James Logan and his wife, Linda, have their dream careers at the world’s leading biotech company, GeneFirm, Inc. But their happiness is interrupted by a devastating bioterrorist attack: a deadly superflu that quickly becomes a global pandemic. The GeneFirm complex goes into lockdown and Linda’s research team is sent to high-security underground labs to develop a vaccine.

Above ground, James learns that GeneFirm security has been breached and Linda is in danger. To save her he must confront a desperate terrorist, armed government agents, and an invisible killer: Virus Thirteen.


Night Owl Reviews May, 2013 5.00