The Andromeda Strain

Ranked #10 in Pandemic, Ranked #12 in Virussee more rankings.

In this bestselling classic, four scientists race to prevent a biochemical disaster after a space probe landing goes awry.

A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Twelve miles from the crash site, an inexplicable and deadly phenomenon terrorizes the residents of a sleepy desert town in Arizona, leaving only two survivors: an elderly addict and a newborn infant. The United States government is forced to mobilize Project Wildfire, a top-secret emergency response protocol. Four of...

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Tess Gerritsen This was the first science thriller I ever read. I remember thinking it was the first book to make real science so exciting. (Source)

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