The Ninth Day (Mass Market Paperbound)

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In less than nine days, terror crosses the border . . .

Hiking in Arizona, biochemist Emma Caldridgeinadvertently interrupts the operations ofdangerous traffickers in human cargo--and ischased south into the arms of millionaire drugmerchants. Suddenly a prisoner of Mexico's mostfeared cartel, Emma makes a shocking discoveryin the marijuana fields outside Ciudad Juarez: plants rotting with a flesh-eating toxin that causes a trulyhorrible death within nine days of exposure.And there is no antidote.

The cartel believes that U.S. agents contaminatedthe plants, and, determined to make theirenemy pay, they prepare to spread their lethalproduct across America. Emma Caldridge searches desperately for a cure, but time is running outmore quickly than she anticipated. For Emmaherself has been infected--and, barring a miracle, she will die before the terrible dawning of . . .

About the Author


Jamie Freveletti is the internationally bestselling and Barry Award winning author of the thrillers "Running from the Devil", "Running Dark", and "The Ninth Day". A trial attorney with a diploma in international studies, she is an avid distance runner and holds a black belt in Aikido. She lives in Chicago with her family.

Praise For…


“Exciting....Caldridge’s grit, ingenuity, and courage should win her new fans.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Jamie Freveletti shows once again why she is one of the top thriller writers working today. With crisp writing, clever plotting, and memorable characters, this one will satisfy even the most finicky of readers.”
-Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson Key

“One entertaining read.”
-Mystery Scene on Running Dark

“This fast-paced thriller makes good use of a timely topic.”
-Booklist on Running Dark

“Ten pages in, my heart was pounding—and the tension only grew from there. This is a breathless, hair-raising read, one of the most gripping thrillers I’ve read in a long, long time.”
-Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of The Keepsake on Running from the Devil

“Just terrific—full of thrills and tradecraft, pace and peril. An outstanding debut.”
-Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author of Nothing to Lose on Running from the Devil

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062025319
ISBN-10: 0062025317
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: September 27th, 2011
Pages: 397
Language: English