An astonishing new novel by Ian Watson and Andy West
A historical and contemporary thriller of medical terrorism about Ebola's cousin
Could an Arab doctor of genius, who was also a religious fanatic, have 'bottled' plague (and a protection against plague) in the 12th century, as a biological weapon on behalf of the Ismaili cult of the Assassins? The answer is YES.
Was the Black Death of the Middle Ages something much more lethal than a Bubonic plague spread by rat fleas? Once more, the answer is YES.
Could its deliberate deployment have caused the medieval Black Death? And could the virus stored by that doctor of evil genius have survived the centuries, hidden, until nowadays? YES again.
Could modern descendants of the Assassins rediscover this "Water of Death" and use it? YES.
Is the scientific basis of this novel accurate? YES INDEED.
Is the historical basis accurate? OH YES.
Could an ancient plague resurge to devastate the modern world? YES.
No other novel has brought any of this together!
The Waters of Destiny by Ian Watson and Andy West is published by Palabaristas Press simultaneously in 3 ebooks with gorgeous covers, entitled Assassins, Tongue of Knowledge, and Death Overflows. To give you a taste, indeed a large bite, Assassins is FREE!
No other novel has brought any of this together!