He’s a genius. He’s a savior. He’s the most dangerous man alive.

Scientist Jack Collier has achieved the impossible: the conversion of a flesh-eating microbe into a miracle cure. An unqualified genius, he is poised for recognition. A troubled outsider among Harvard’s elite, he is vulnerable to the greed of his peers.

For Jack, there’s only one way to rescue his discovery – run with it. It’s the last option for a desperate man. If only to save the life of the woman he loves. If only he can find her. But Jack’s cross-country pursuit has come with an unexpected – and hazardous – price.

The cure has mutated into a terrifying weapon of destruction, marking Jack with the unwitting touch of a killer. His trail of death has turned him into a fugitive charging headfirst into an unstoppable biological nightmare that has only just begun…