We All Fall Down

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A&C Black, Sep 1, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Chicago cop-turned-PI Michael Kelly is racing to save his city from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed underground.

When a light bulb falls in a subway tunnel, it releases a pathogen that could kill millions. While the mayor postures, people begin to die, especially on the city's grim west side. Hospitals become morgues. L trains are converted into rolling hearses. Finally, the government acts, sealing off entire sections of the city - but are they keeping people out or in? Meanwhile, Michael Kelly's hunt for the people who poisoned his city takes him into the tangled underworld of Chicago's west side gangs and the even more frightening world of black biology - an elite discipline emerging from the nation's premier labs, where scientists play God and will stop at nothing to preserve their secrecy.

It's a brave new world... and the most audacious page-turner yet from an emerging modern master.

Featuring plenty of next-generation technology, We All Fall Down is stylish suspense from a major new voice.
 

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User Review  - everfresh1 - LibraryThing

I haven't read previous books in this series so maybe it affected my impression. I found a flow of action somewhat broken, plot sometimes implausible and characters not always believable. At the same time, the writing is good and easy, action is very fast - in other words it's an easy read. Read full review

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User Review  - nomadreader - LibraryThing

What I thought was a delightfully ambiguous ending to The Third Rail turned out to be a cliffhanger, as We All Fall Down picks up immediately after it left off. Thus, I won't spoil the set up of the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
14
Section 2
18
Section 3
31
Section 4
32
Section 5
40
Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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About the author (2011)

Michael Harvey is the author of The Chicago Way, The Fifth Floor and The Third Rail, and is also a journalist and documentary producer. His work has won numerous national and international awards, including multiple Emmy Awards, two Primetime Emmy nominations and an Academy Award nomination. He holds a law degree from Duke University, a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in classical languages from Holy Cross College. He lives in Chicago.

www.michaelharveybooks.com

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