Please note - this month's Fiction Lab will be online only.
Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme. If you're an interested reader who has something to say, then come join us.
The format of Fiction Lab is simple. all you need to do is check this page for the book choice, read the book beforehand and then to discuss it with other fiction lovers.
If you would like to join the event virtually, please contact Jennifer to get a link to the video call.
This month's book
Anthrax Island by DL Marshall
In real life, in 1942, in growing desperation at the progress of the war and fearing invasion by the Nazis, the UK government approved biological weapons tests on British soil. Their aim: to perfect an anthrax weapon destined for Germany. They succeeded. Though the attack was never launched, the testing ground, Gruinard Island, was left lethally contaminated. It became known as Anthrax Island. In this novel, government scientists have returned to the island. They become stranded by an equipment failure and so John Tyler is flown in to fix the problem. He quickly discovers there's more than research going on. When one of the scientists is found impossibly murdered inside a sealed room, Tyler realises he's trapped with a killer.
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