Plum Island

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Plum Island

By Nelson DeMille

Grand Central Publishing, Mass Market Paperback, 9780446605403, 608pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1998


The hair-raising suspense of The General's Daughter... the wry wit of The Gold Coast...this is vintage Nelson DeMille at the peak of his originality and the height of his powers...Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare.Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications -- and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of PLUM ISLAND....

About the Author
Nelson DeMille is a former U.S. Army lieutenant who served in Vietnam and is the author of nineteen acclaimed novels, including the #1 "New York Times" bestsellers "Night Fall, Plum Island, The Gate House, The Lion," "The Panther" and "Radiant Angel." His other "New York Times" bestsellers include "The Charm School, Word of Honor, The Gold Coast, Spencerville, The Lion's Game, Up Country, Wild Fire," and "The General's Daughter," the last of which was a major motion picture. For more information, you can visit

Praise For Plum Island

"Wicked wit...mind-twisting suspense...a winner."—Newsday, Publishers Weekly