The Judas Strain: Book summary and reviews of The Judas Strain by James Rollins

The Judas Strain

by James Rollins

The Judas Strain by James Rollins
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2007
    464 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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From the depths of the Indian Ocean, a horrific plague has arisen to devastate humankind—a disease that's unknown, unstoppable . . . and deadly. But it is merely a harbinger of the doom that is to follow.

Aboard a cruise liner transformed into a makeshift hospital, Dr. Lisa Cummings and Monk Kokkalis—operatives of the shadowy covert organization SIGMA Force—search for answers to the bizarre affliction that has inexplicably washed ashore. But there are others with far less altruistic intentions. In a savage and sudden coup, terrorists hijack the vessel, turning a mercy ship into a floating bio-weapons lab.

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"Action/adventure fans unfamiliar with Rollins' work should be emphatically urged to read this series." - Booklist.

"As with all Rollins books, this book is great good fun, if readers suspend their disbelief and sense of logic. Recommended for larger thriller collections." - Library Journal.

"Relentless action in spectacular places and plenty of spurious science provide more than enough distraction from some fairly breathtaking coincidences and leaps of logic. " - Kirkus.

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Wish they would have made a movie
The book is an excellent read. I really appreciated at the end of the novel, he stated what was truth.

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James Rollins Author Biography

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JJames Rollins is the author of six thrillers in the bestselling Sigma Force series (Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, The Last Oracle, and The Doomsday Key); the blockbuster movie novelization, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; and six individual adventure thrillers. Rollins is also writing the Jake Ransom series for kids and adults.

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