German police Kommissar Waldbaer can wrap his mind around murder by sword, but could not accept the plague—Black Death. Is it possible that this hideous disease, believed to be eliminated centuries ago, is killing people today? Even the steady calm of Waldbaer’s demeanor is shaken. With the help of international infectious disease specialists, Waldbaer races against time to stop the sinister killer bent on ending hundreds of thousands of lives.
"Le Beau effectively combines a scientific thriller and a whodunit."—Publishers Weekly
"Engrossing and suspenseful. A definite thumbs-up for fans of thrillers with historical and political overtones."—Booklist
"A riveting read from beginning to end....Very highly recommended and certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library General Fiction collections,"—The Midwest Book Review