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Plum Island Nelson DeMille

Plum Island By Nelson DeMille

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

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* First UK publication of a runaway No.1 American bestseller in hardback.
* A writer of nerve-shredding suspense and wry humour

Plum Island Summary

Plum Island: Number 1 in series by Nelson DeMille

'...a page turning, high octane novel that's firing on all cylinders,' - EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

'...a good old-fashioned murder mystery which keeps you enthralled till the very last page.' - YORKSHIP EVENING PRESS

NYPD homicide detective John Corey has moved to Long Island, restlessly recuperating from wounds received in the line of duty when he's hired to consult on the murder of Tom and Judy Gordon, biologists who worked on Plum Island, the site of animal disease research for the Department of Agriculture.

Were the Gordons murdered because they'd stolen some valuable new vaccine, or even a dreaded virus? They'd obviously outspent their income. Had they been running drugs? Corey doesn't think so, although an ice-chest missing from their home points to something forbidden. He teams up with Beth Penrose, detective, working her first homicide & their visit to Plum Island reveals only that the FBI & CIA have sanitised the place.

Then Corey falls in with Emma Whitehouse, an expert on Captain Kidd's lost treasure which is thought to be buried nearby... PLUM ISLAND is a thrilling novel from an author of consummate page-turning skill.

This is the title that knocked John Grisham off the top of the US bestseller lists and held the No.1 spot for five weeks.

Plum Island Reviews

Heavy wisecracking keeps the fun flowing as DeMille cranks up a thrilling, entertaining plot * KIRKUS REVIEWS (Starred REVIEW) *
a page turning, high octane novel that's firing on all cylanders, * EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS *
a good old-fashioned murder mystery which keeps you enthralled till the very last page. * YORKSHIP EVENING PRESS *
Demille..paints a compelling picture...entirely credible. * IRISH EVENING HERALD *

About Nelson DeMille

Nelson DeMille is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels, including his most recent #1 New York Times bestseller, The Cuban Affair. Two of his novels, Mayday and Word of Honour, were made into TV movies, and The General's Daughter was made into a major motion picture starring John Travolta and Madeleine Stowe. He has written short stories, book reviews, and articles for magazines and newspapers.

Nelson DeMille is a combat-decorated US Army veteran, a member of Mensa, Poets & Writers, and the Authors Guild, and a member and past president of the Mystery Writers of America. He is also a member of the International Thriller Writers, who honored him as 2015 Thriller Master of the Year. He lives on Long Island with his family.

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Plum Island: Number 1 in series by Nelson DeMille
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
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