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The Red Lotus

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The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian
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Mar 17, 2020 | ISBN 9780385544818

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“Diabolical. . . . Propulsive. . . . Unexpectedly moving. . . . Bohjalian is a pleasure to read.” The New York Times Book Review

“A tense and timely thriller.” People

“Full of surprises. . . . Unexpected revelations extend to the final sentence.” The Wall Street Journal
 
“The perfect mystery.” Travel + Leisure

“Both prescient and diverting. Bohjalian specializes in well-researched, topical thrillers with complex plots and flawed but principled heroes.” The Washington Post
 
“A mesmerizing tale, a timely sociopolitical-business story with human frailties, illusions, disillusions, and strengths firmly at its center.” The Seattle Review of Books
 
“Ominous. . . . An edge-of-your-seat thriller. . . . Oh-so-timely.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“This gripping mystery takes all kinds of thrilling twists and turns. A great read.” Minneapolis Star-Tribune

“Bohjalian can always be counted on to deliver an engrossing plot and characters who keep you on the edge of your seat just as much.” The Free Lance-Star
 
“[Bohjalian] possesses one of the best-tuned antennas in contemporary fiction for absorbing the troubles, forces, terrors, fortunes, and, yes, plagues that turn the world. . . . Bohjalian’s plots race at the speed of a 747, but there’s no skimming in the complexity or depth of his subject matter [or] precision of his research.” Interview

“A bio-horror tale à la The Andromeda Strain and The Hot Zone.” —Bookreporter.com
 
“You’ll keep flipping pages, discover new complex characters, see the mysterious situation from different points of view—and you’ll be surprised at each well-plotted turn.” —Literary Hub
 
“A globe-spanning adventure, one that combines international intrigue with the high-adrenaline, high-pressure realm of the big city emergency room. It’s a book that sets the healers against those who would do harm, the selfless against the selfish.” The Maine Edge
 
“With his usual strong plotting and well-conceived characters, Bohjalian’s story unfolds slowly and with terrific pacing.” The Providence Journal
 
“A must-read global thriller. . . . Hits Bohjalian’s trademark notes of intricate plot, in-depth research, high tension, and unexpected turns—with a very timely dose of pathogens and biological weapons—in a twisting story of love and deceit.” Mystery Tribune
 
“[An] intricately plotted thriller. . . . A diabolical plot. . . . Each character, including secondary players, is carefully drawn, and Bohjalian keeps the tension high all the way to the surprising finale.” Publishers Weekly
 
“Tantalizing. . . . Bohjalian manages to keep us guessing and turning pages until the very end.” Kirkus Reviews
 
“In this tightly drawn, steadily hair-raising thriller, Bohjalian once again demonstrates his keen affinity for strong, capable female protagonists.” Booklist

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