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by Ken Mcclure

"Gripping...thoroughly believable and entertaining." - EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS "...the whole thing grabs the attention as it hurtles to its terrifying climax." - IRISH INDEPENDENT When a traveller dies, bleeding profusely, on a flight from Africa to London, the Ebola virus is blamed. Steven Dunbar of the Sci-Med Directorate investigates and discovers that this outbreak cannot be blamed on Ebola, and that other people, completely unrelated to the first victim, are falling ill and dying. Somewhere there is a link. Somehow the wildcards are related. As more and more people throughout the British Isles succumb to the virus, politicians equivocate and scientists attempt to find a seemingly impossible answer. Beginning to question his own belief in medicine, Steven comes closer to the terrifying, unbelievable and shocking truth.
Download Wildcard (CH) (Charnwood Library) epub
ISBN: 1843950197
ISBN13: 978-1843950196
Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers & Suspense
Author: Ken Mcclure
Language: English
Publisher: Charnwood (October 1, 2003)
Pages: 360 pages
ePUB size: 1852 kb
FB2 size: 1265 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 368
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Another Dr. Dunbar book. Basically a story of dealing with a 14th century kind of plague in the 21st century. Not an easy task, a modern nation had to revert to old practices because of necessity.

McClure does not think much about whole bunch of traditional attributes for a proper hero - he is apparently not politically correct but not religious either. Just a nice guy, whatever that means. Combination of his athletic prowess and psychologically effective approach reflects, I think, the author's no-nonsense philosophical makeup.

Since the completely odd science comes only at the very end and is not really that important, one can tolerate it.

Also, for an old fashioned reader like myself, the depiction of the upper echelons of the UK government as rational people is more satisfactory than a portrait of scheming nasties with agendas of their own.

So, four stars for this book.
Excellent well written Dr. Dunbar series, Wild Card definitely blurs the line between fact and fiction. Easy to read and easy to understand the probability of this story happening in real life keeps you thinking and on the edge of your seat so to speak, this could really happen. It's almost as if the names have been changed to protect the innocent and a true store posted as fiction. Ken McClure's Dr. Dunbar series is well worth the purchase and well worth having in your collection for a good weekend read. Wild card is a must read if your at all interested in medical thrillers.
I really enjoy this author. I read many medical suspense stories and his stories are always a fun read with an authentic ring to the underlying medical premises. I will read more and would recommend this book.
Fast read interesting and seems very up to date with the could have been longer and the ending was anticlimactic .l enjoyed the characters nullifies a copywriters keeps you involved in the storyline. this was my first will not be mylast.
I sat down with this book and found it hard to put down. It was so exciting and I do love medical mysteries. I have just about every book that this author has written. I especially like the Dr. Stephen Dunbar stories. I highly recommend it.
always like Ken McClure story lines moves fast and always interesting subjects. I like Dr. Dunbar; and I do like the fact
Ken McClure is not smutty. Need I say more

I am running out of books; think I have read them all. Get busy :)

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As with all the Dr. Steven Dunbar books, this one was a page turner. He has all the medical angst and mystery of a good Robin Cook without the weirdness. Like it!
Wildcard was A sprll binding. Read! Love this series.