Jamie Freveletti - Blood Run Book Launch
On November 16th we will celebrate the launch for international best-selling author Jamie Freveletti's newest book in the Emma Caldridge series - BLOOD RUN!
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About Blood Run:
Biochemist Emma Caldridge joins Jackson Rand, pharmaceutical CEO, on a humanitarian mission to deliver vaccines to remote villages in Africa. But after narrowly escaping a crew of trained assassins, Emma realizes that there is more to this mission than she anticipated. Rand is keeping secrets from her, information that could cost both of them their lives...not to mention millions more. After its eradication nearly forty years ago, the smallpox virus is once again threatening the world. With no known cure and limited stores of vaccine, the highly contagious, deadly and disfiguring disease has the power to wipe out entire cities. Rand’s company was hired to secure the last known vials, but some have gone missing in Africa and a ruthless government now hunts them for use as a biochemical weapon. Emma must locate these vials before the killer plague is unleashed on the innocent, ravaging a world that never expected to see it again. She runs to the border, finding and freeing hostages as she does. But an insurgency is rising around them, blocking their every attempt to escape. Surrounded and with no choice but to head to the desert, Emma must stop the virus and lead her ragtag team to freedom...if the Sahara doesn’t kill them first.
About Jamie Freveletti:
Jamie Freveletti is a trial attorney, martial artist, and runner. She’s an avid runner and holds a black belt in aikido, a Japanese martial art. After law school she lived in Geneva, Switzerland while obtaining a diploma in International Studies. Back in Chicago, she represented clients in areas ranging from class actions for mass salmonella poisoning to securities fraud. Her debut thriller Running from the Devil was chosen as a “Notable Book” by the Independent Booksellers of America, awarded “Best First Novel” by the International Thriller Writers, awarded a Barry Award for “Best First Novel” by Deadly Pleasures Magazine, and nominated for a Macavity Award for” Best First Mystery” by the Mystery Readers International and “Favorite First Novel of 2009” by Crimespree Magazine. It has been translated into three languages and was an international bestseller. Her second novel Running Dark released in June, 2010, hit both the Chicagoland and South Florida bestseller lists and the third novel in her series, The Ninth Day released in September, 2011 and was chosen as one of the “Best Thrillers of 2011” by Suspense Magazine. The fourth in her series, Dead Asleep released on October 30, 2012. In January, 2011, she was tapped by the Estate of Robert Ludlum to write the next in the Covert One series. She wrote Robert Ludlum’s The Janus Reprisal and her latest in that series, The Geneva Strategy, followed. She is a contributor to the non-fiction anthology, Anatomy of Innocence,:Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted edited by Laura Caldwell, of the Life After Innocence project, and Leslie Klinger author. She resides in Chicago where she is hard at work on the next novel.