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Although retired from the U.S. military, Dave Riley isn't out of the motion as he battles artful villains and a dangerous pestilence in southwestern Africa during this 6th installment of Mayer's soaking up and well-written sequence (Cut-Out, 1995, and so forth. ). Now a civilian safeguard expert employed to guard satellite tv for pc information community correspondent Conner younger, the ex-Special Forces warrant officer accompanies his comely cost to Angola, the place she's masking a multinational challenge to finish the civil strife that's racked the onetime Portuguese colony because it received independence in 1975. After overrunning insurgent strongholds and constructing a base camp alongside the Zairean border, the golf green Berets within the UN's forefront are stopped chilly by way of the outbreak of a virulent plague. Quarantined with Conner and a handful of infantrymen who've additionally been uncovered to whatever's within the air, Dave apprehensively follows the unavailing makes an attempt of epidemiologists who've been flown in from the States to house the hugely contagious ailment they consult with as &'grave;Z. '' published from hot-zone confinement to escort the scientific workforce on a fact-finding project, he is helping be sure that guy, now not nature, has unleashed the deadly virus. With an help from the nationwide defense organisation, American commanders quickly establish the most likely offender as Pieter Van Wyks, head of the syndicate that successfully controls the world's diamond alternate. acutely aware that the avaricious mining mogul has stockpiled vaccine which can opposite the at all times deadly process Z, the Pentagon info Dave to guide a small band of nothing-left-to-lose soldiers in an airborne attack at the cartel's strongly defended headquarters at the Namibian coast. notwithstanding on his final legs and dealing with die-hard adversaries, the outdated soldier will be able to beat the percentages. A ripping stable biotech/military mystery that plausibly depicts the excessive expenses (psychological and in a different way) of struggling with unseen enemies. -- Copyright ©1996, Kirkus affiliates, LP. All rights reserved.
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