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White Sleeper

3.58  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
When Arkansas experiences a wave of rare fatal diseases, the CDC sends disgraced doctor Dave Richards to investigate, and he knows this is the case that could save his career. When he teams up with FBI agent Paula Mushari, Richards thinks he may have found the person who can help him find the answers. But as they dig deeper, they begin to get a sinister glimpse into what ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published April 12th 2011 by Synergy Books (first published April 3rd 2011)
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Kathleen Kelly
May 18, 2011 Kathleen Kelly rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished
White Sleeper is an eyeopening read of what can happen if someone or some group was planning on infecting the world with a virus. In this case it is as simple as contracting rabies. It is a race against time to catch the person who will unleash this killer on to the unsuspecting public. The CDC and FBI will be working nonstop until they find the person or persons responsible for this tragedy in the making. A very tense and suspenseful read. I liked it a lot and it was a quick and easy read.
Heavensent1
Oct 05, 2011 Heavensent1 rated it liked it
White Sleeper: A Novel is a political thriller.

Dr. Dave Richards works for the CDC and his job there is held tenaciously as one of the higher ups doesn't like his style. His friend and supervisor , Dr. Root, sends Dave down to investigate Arkansas where a case of botulism has been reported.

When Dave arrives in Arkansas, he is also confronted not only with the botulism, but another family has contracted bubonic plague. The two families show signs of this being a forced inoculation and Dave knows
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Nikki
Apr 30, 2011 Nikki rated it liked it
White Sleeper, written by David R. Fett, Stephen Langford, is a lightening-fast-paced story about two characters trying to stop a homegrown terrorist from unleashing a deadly virus on American citizens. Doctor Dave Richards was once a fast-rising star, solving cases that no one else could figure out. Known for finding the things that hide in plain site, his rise to the top came at a price- he developed a serious drinking problem and found himself catapulted to the bottom of the food chain and ...more
Kathleen (Kat) Smith
Ever since 9/11, the US hasn't exactly been watchful in the ways it can once again be susceptible to another terrorist attack.

It all started when a white supremest named Harlan Curran and his wife were killed by ATF agents. Left standing in his parents blood, their young son, Ben vowed that he would enact revenge on the government that killed them. When lawsuits failed, he made plans that would give him recognition and that would involve taking out the people who deserved to die in the process.

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Orbs n Rings
May 13, 2011 Orbs n Rings rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
A fast paced thriller that will send chills up your spine when you think of the possibilities.

White Sleeper takes you on a thrill ride through what you never thought could be possible when it comes to terrorist plots or white supremacist hate crimes. The books begins with a fast paced FBI operation to take down a white supremacist leader and long time activist at his home in a beautiful remote area of the U.S. During this operation the only survivor is the son of the late white supremacist, a yo
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April
Aug 16, 2011 April rated it really liked it
Unbelievably engrossing and entrapping! White Sleeper is a story that takes the reader on a non-stop crazy and insane ride that doesn't let up until the very end.

As morbid as it sounds, I find stories centering on terrorism to be utterly fascinating. Perhaps part of that reason is because these actions are not so far-fetched and terrifyingly possible. White Sleeper focuses on Ben Curran, a young man whose father was part of the Knights of the White Order, who witnessed the murder of both his mo
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Jennifer
Jun 21, 2011 Jennifer rated it really liked it
This was quite the fast paced book. It was exciting, suspenseful, and quick. It reminded of the television show 24. You know, with Jack Bauer. Not just because of the plot, a terrorist attack on U.S. soil, but the fast pace, the characters who have flaws but are trying to do a good job, the bureaucratic nonsense; everything combined together would make a good TV show. It would probably have to be fleshed out more for the small screen though.

Anyway, the scenes in the book jump from place to place
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Lisa
Jan 01, 2012 Lisa rated it did not like it
I had such high hopes for this book.

It’s a good premise: a bitter white supremacist working with a Muslim sleeper cell to launch a bioterror attack on US soil. A CDC agent with a spotty past and one last chance to prove himself. A mysterious operative known only as Mr. Smith. It’s the backbone of a good book or action movie, but White Sleeper never lives up to the promise.

I knew we were in trouble when the book began in one of my least favorite ways: a series of unrelated vignettes about complet
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Jennifer (JC-S)
May 01, 2011 Jennifer (JC-S) rated it liked it
Shelves: review-books
‘We need a lot more information.’

Dr Dave Richards, after a bright start to his medical career, is now in disgrace and is hanging on to his position with the CDC by a thread. He is sent to Arkansas to explore a series of serious illnesses which have been drawn to the CDC’s attention as possibly involving bioterrorism. If Dave Richards does a good job on this assignment, he knows that it may save his career.

When Dave Richards teams up with FBI agent Paula Mushari, he believes that they may be able
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Molly (Cafinated Reads)
Aug 14, 2011 Molly (Cafinated Reads) rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Molly (Cafinated Reads) by: Bostick Communications, PUYB
I am happy to have had the chance to review this book. In all honesty, I didn't think I would like it. The cover just didn't appeal to me. I like a cover that looks as thrilling as the book sounds. But, this is a case of "you can't judge a book by it's cover", because, WOW! I really ended up enjoying this book. David Fett and Stephen Langford have coupled together to create a novel that is so realistic and thrilling and really makes the reader think about the world today.

White Sleeper. An inter
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LuAnn
Jul 28, 2013 LuAnn rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this story. Co-written by a doctor and television writer, it explores what would happen if the country was suddenly facing a plague so deadly that finding the source was critical to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

This book is very edge-of-your-seat and I had a difficult time putting it down. As the two main characters race the clock, I found myself reading faster and faster as the tension built.

The writing style isn’t the best and could have used some keen edi
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Ken
Mar 20, 2012 Ken rated it really liked it
WHITE SLEEPER is a fast paced thriller that involves a partnership between a member of a White Supremacy group and an Al-Qaeda sleeper cell active in the USA. They collaborate on a bio-terrorist attack involving bubonic plague, botulism, and rabies, and a novice female FBI agent, and an alcoholic in remission working for the Center For Disease Control seem to be the only ones who can cancel the threat.

The novel is co-written by Dr. David Fett and Stephen Langford. Dr. Fett is an ophthalmologist
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Readers Roundtable
Jun 21, 2011 Readers Roundtable rated it it was amazing
A Recommended Read! In the novel White Sleeper by David Fett, MD and Stephen Langford we are treated to a good story with a subtle message, that not all those we fear look so different than the face in the mirror. To read this review in its entirety, please visit http://thereadersroundtable.com/myste...
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