Robert Ludlum's The Hades Factor
, 2000 - Fiction
- 703 pages
Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Smith is an army doctor, virologist, and former military spook who now works for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). He is, for the first time in his life, happily in love and engaged to marry his colleague, Dr. Sophia Russell. A cellular and molecular biologist, Sophia is investigating an unknown killer virus that has three known and unrelated victims. Attempting to link the deadly killer with a virus she had studied as a student in Peru, Sophia falls victim to an evil even deadlier than the virus.