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Author: Ken Follett
Like no other suspense author in his genre, Follett reinvents the thriller with each new storyline. But nothing matches the intricate, knife-edge drama of Whiteout. A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems,...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780525948438
ISBN-10: 0525948430
Publication Date: 11/23/2004
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 136 ratings
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 10
Want something that grabs you and you can settle in for a day of reading? This is it. Ken Follett is another writer who tells interesting tales.
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Helpful Score: 7
This is fun. A great thriller that continues to pull you into every page. The plot is germ warfare, the idea though is a great twist. Please someone check this because you are missing out. I love a good thriller and this is one of the best.
Readnmachine avatar reviewed Whiteout on + 1387 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Engaging thriller about bio-terrorism thwarted by a female ex-cop and the family of her employer, abetted by a freak snowstorm. Follett creates a high-tech security system for the bad guys to defeat, but anyone who's ever worked with extremely dangerous materials will recognize a flaw the author doesn't even acknowledge.
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Helpful Score: 4
I LOVED this book! The Philadelphia Inquirer is quoted on the front cover as saying, "Everyone likes a page turner, and Follett is the best." This is the truth. I could hardly stop reading it. But it's a long book at 468 pages in paperpack, so I had to take breaks when my eyes started to burn. Still, I raced through it. The action starts in the first chapter and from there, you never look back. What I like about Ken Follett's writing is that he does his research well so that he can have a plausible background for his thrillers. Then, he doesn't just bore you with car chases and mass killings: He fleshes out his characters well, adds a little romance, puts a little family feeling into the mix and what you end up with is a top-notch thriller that won't bore you. I do not like the basic cop and bad guy scenario. You will not get that kind of boring, predictable story line here.
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Helpful Score: 4
A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Twelve missing samples of a deadly virus. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come.
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As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several people converge on a remote family house. All have something to gain or lose from the drug developed to fight the virus, the deadly virus of which 12 missing samples are being sought. Action, intrigue, drama, suspense.
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I loved Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett (one of my favoite books of all time!) so I decided to check out some of his older works. This book is a great mystery with high-tech and medical mystery elements, and great character development between all of the members of the family.
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This is a very good book. It was a pageturner, for me. Lots of twists. Very good and interesting characters. If you like a good mystery, you'll like this book. Very intriguing!
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Ken Follet is always a good read and this one is set in Scotland at Christmas, so who could ask for more.
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Very Good Book! The characters were strong, & the story had you on the edge of your seat. I will be looking for more of Follett's books!
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Good read.
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I listened to this twice. I liked it that much. This is history with a twist.


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