Infected by Scott Sigler
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Across America a mysterious disease is turning ordinary people into raving, paranoid murderers who inflict brutal horrors on strangers, themselves, and even their own families.

Working under the government’s shroud of secrecy, CIA operative Dew Phillips crisscrosses the country trying in vain to capture a live victim. With only decomposing corpses for clues, CDC epidemiologist Margaret Montoya races to analyze the science behind this deadly contagion. She discovers that these killers all have one thing in common – they’ve been contaminated by a bioengineered parasite, shaped by a complexity far beyond the limits of known science.

Meanwhile Perry Dawsey – a hulking former football star now resigned to life as a cubicle-bound desk jockey – awakens one morning to find several mysterious welts growing on his body. Soon Perry finds himself acting and thinking strangely, hearing voices . . . he is infected.

The fate of the human race may well depend on the bloody war Perry must wage with his own body, because the parasites want something from him, something that goes beyond mere murder.

If you liked Infected, check out the sequel Contagious!
 

About Scott Sigler

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SCOTT SIGLER is a popular podcaster and the New York Times bestselling author of Infected, Contagious, and Ancestor. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and their dog. www.scottsigler.com
 
Published April 1, 2008 by Broadway Books. 354 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A mysterious alien seed falls to Earth and infects citizens, who develop irritating rashes and the urge to kill themselves messily.

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Wolverines --- don’t roll over for a parasite, even a.

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Entertainment Weekly

of Michigan linebacker Perry Dawsey tries to burn extraterrestrial parasites out of his flesh before they can turn him… 2008-04-01 Scott Sigler Fiction Science and Technology ...

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Margaret Montoya, an epidemiologist with the CDC recognizes there is a link between these random acts of violence and begins working with the CIA and operative Dew Phillips to track down the contagion.

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