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Old 11-30-04, 09:20 AM
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Question Pick It or Stick It: WHITEOUT

Whiteout

by Ken Follett



Like no other suspense author in his genre, Follett reinvents the thriller with each new storyline. But nothing matches the intricate, knife-edge drama of Whiteout. A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come.

As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, the research company’s director, has everything riding on the drug he is developing to fight the virus—but he isn’t the only one: His grown children, who have come to spend Christmas, have their eyes on the money it will bring; Toni Gallo, forced to resign from the police department in disgrace, is betting her career on keeping the drug safe; a local television reporter, determined to move up, has sniffed the story, even if he has to bend the facts to tell it; and a violent trio of thugs is on its way to steal it for a client already waiting—though what the client really has in mind is something that will shock them all.

As the storm worsens, the emotional sparks—jealousies, distrust, sexual attraction, rivalries—crackle; desperate secrets are revealed; hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge. Filled with startling twists at every turn, Whiteout rockets Follett to a class by himself.
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Old 11-30-04, 09:22 AM
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I'm sorry girls but every time I try to post a poll with the threads it doesn't work. I don't know what is going on. So you can just post if you'd pick it or not. :girn:
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Old 11-30-04, 06:01 PM
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I'd pick it
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Old 12-06-04, 03:20 PM
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Me too!
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Old 12-12-04, 11:35 AM
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Sounds interesting!
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