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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Thrillers / Medical
  • Language:English
  • Pages:282
  • eBook ISBN:9798350919561

Blood of the White Bear

by Marcia Calhoun Forecki and Gerald Schnitzer

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"Blood of the White Bear" weaves a gripping tale of a fictional hantavirus pandemic. Virologist Rachel Bisette races against time, joined by Eva Yellow Horn, to save lives and uncover the truth behind her parents' mysterious plane crash. This captivating narrative blends science and spirituality in a quest to combat the virus and unveil long-buried secrets.
"Blood of the White Bear" unfolds a riveting narrative set against the backdrop of a fictional hantavirus pandemic. As the world faces a crisis, virologist Rachel Bisette emerges as a central figure, propelled by personal loss and a relentless determination to halt the pandemic's devastating effects. Having lost her parents in a cryptic plane crash over the Four Corners region during her infancy, Rachel's connection to the crisis runs deep. Rachel's mission to pinpoint patient zero and develop a vaccine is intertwined with her reunion with Eva Yellow Horn, the enigmatic savior from her childhood plane crash. Combining scientific expertise with a spiritual perspective, Rachel and Eva unite to break the pandemic's deadly grip and save countless lives. As Rachel delves into the Four Corners' mysteries, she uncovers not only the truth about her parents' crash but also a haunting environmental disaster — a radioactive leak from a Church Rock uranium processing plant that contaminated the Puerco River in 1979. The narrative seamlessly merges elements of science, spirituality, and environmental activism, elevating the story beyond a mere medical thriller. Published in 2013, "Blood of the White Bear" emerged as a compelling finalist for the esteemed Willa Award in 2014. Through meticulous storytelling, the novel explores themes of resilience, human connection, and the quest for truth amid chaos.
About the author
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