Engaging thriller for young people with a contemporary theme.
Bea has just finished high school and is working as journalist apprentice in a big newspaper. Deadline is the first book in a planned series with her in the lead role.
In this book, Bea’s one-year-old niece is seriously ill, and the doctor says little Ina has 40 days to live if they are unable to find a treatment. When they have to identify both the virus and its source - the relentless countdown begins. This takes Bea on an intense investigation through many countries. Will she save her niece in time?
Deadline is an insightful and exciting thriller that also addresses the moral dilemmas related to biotechnology and the health industry. In the afterword, the author explains the parts that are fictional and those that are fact-based in the story.
This is the first book in the series about Bea, a modern "Nancy Drew." In the next book Bea meets challenges related to refugees and aid issues. But first and foremost: yet another exciting and important story.