The Deadly Messiah

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Atheneum, 1976 - Horror - 348 pages
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In Bensonville, everyone is stricken with a fatal illness. The few survivors are stunned. Jess Barrett, Rhodes Scholar and Ph.D. teams up with presidential aide, Micah Maruyama, to discover the cause.Vera Norman, a highly respected astrologer, assists them in unraveling the mystery surrounding this epidemic.

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User Review  - Patrick Nichol - Goodreads

Excellent thriller that is slightly dated and a little too bogged down in Astrology. But the vivid portrayals of people dying of ordinary diseases rivals any Zombie Apocalypse flick today. Read full review

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User Review  - Tara - Goodreads

My Grandfather and uncle wrote this book in the 70s and I've been seeing it on their shelves for years. I finally decided it was time I read it. It's a great thriller, and I think the idea is still pretty fresh, even 37 years later! Read full review

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