* First UK publication of a runaway No.1 American bestseller in hardback.* A writer of nerve-shredding suspense and wry humour
NYPD homicide detective John Corey has moved into Long Island, restlessly recuperating from wounds received in the line of duty when he's hired to consult on the double murder of Tom and Judy Gordon, biologists who worked on Plum Island, the site of animal disease reseach for the Department of Agriculture. Were the Gordaons murdered because they'd stolen some valuable new vaccine, or even a dreaded virus They'd obviosly outspent their income. Had they been running durgs Corey doesn't think so, although and ice-chest missing from thirboat points to something forbidden. He teams up with Beth Penrose, a detective working her first homicide, and their visit to Plum Island reveals only that the FBI and CIA have sanitized the place. Then Corey meets Emma Whitestone, an expert on Captain Kidd's lost treasure which is thought to be buried nearby...PLUM ISLAND is a thrilling novel from an author of consummate page-turning skill.
Heavy wisecracking keeps the fun flowing as DeMille cranks up a thrilling, entertaining plot - KIRKUS REVIEWS (Starred REVIEW)
a page turning, high octane novel that's firing on all cylanders, - EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS
a good old-fashioned murder mystery which keeps you enthralled till the very last page. - YORKSHIP EVENING PRESS
Demille..paints a compelling picture...entirely credible. - IRISH EVENING HERALD
Nelson DeMille is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels, including his most recent #1 New York Times bestseller, The Cuban Affair. Two of his novels, Mayday and Word of Honour, were made into TV movies, and The General's Daughter was made into a major motion picture starring John Travolta and Madeleine Stowe. He has written short stories, book reviews, and articles for magazines and newspapers.
Nelson DeMille is a combat-decorated US Army veteran, a member of Mensa, Poets & Writers, and the Authors Guild, and a member and past president of the Mystery Writers of America. He is also a member of the International Thriller Writers, who honored him as 2015 Thriller Master of the Year. He lives on Long Island with his family.