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?
James Lilliefors is an award-winning journalist and former newspaper editor who has written for The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, The Miami Herald and elsewhere. He was raised in the Washington, D.C. area and studied at the University of Iowa and the University of Virginia, where he was a Henry Hoyns Fiction Writing Fellow. He currently lives in Florida and is at work on the follow-up to Viral.