|About the Book|
A fast-paced action thriller that races across England, Holland and Norway.Eleven young men from different countries meet at a beer festival in Germany in 1968. They are rebellious after finishing university, knowing they must start their careers inMoreA fast-paced action thriller that races across England, Holland and Norway.Eleven young men from different countries meet at a beer festival in Germany in 1968. They are rebellious after finishing university, knowing they must start their careers in the industrial empires built by their fathers. The similarities go deeper. Their group will remain their secret, and they intend to protect the planet before mankind’s greed destroys the ecology. Within four years, four of their number die, proving their aims are right. The remaining seven plan seven stages, each of which they sign and seal with their special rings. By the time their children leave university, they have completed six stages, but their efforts at reducing the population by controlled means have failed. Their brainwashed children cannot wait. They produce new viruses and delivery systems. When they test a biological weapon on a town, they force their parents to open the Seventh Seal. Only the Family and their employees, which includes army and security service personnel, will survive, and the children kill any who stand in their way. One microbiologist escapes and sends short, cryptic messages to his sister and an old friend. Neither know the other exists, and the messages state they must trust nobody. Now the Family must find and kill those he contacted.Helena realises she must trust Rick until she can find safety, but the Family leaves her nowhere to run or hide. Finding they need to depend on each other, they must discover the Family’s secrets and find a way to pass their knowledge to a trustworthy source. The Family are never far away, forcing them to keep moving. Yet each skirmish leaves them weaker.Eva works in her parent’s bar in a small German town. The bout of flu is the worst she can remember. Then she is in a steadily-filling isolation ward. The World Health Organisation stated they had eradicated smallpox in 1978, but that is what they say she has. Thousands more fill hospitals and various empty buildings needed to house them. While Helena and Rick fight for their lives, Eva tries to fight for her own life.