The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project


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New York City is under attack. Millions may die. But the enemy’s weapons are invisible, undetectable and creating terror at lightning speed.

An NYPD cop, John Wyse, finds himself pitted against a Hiroshima survivor turned criminal mastermind determined to avenge the deaths of his family, and all who died at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It’s a race against time to break the links in a terrible plot intent on causing medical meltdown.

Taut, accomplished and spectacular in its scope, The Manhattan Project is a fast-paced bioterrorism thriller spanning Japan, the Middle East and America.

Product Details

Published: 16th May 2019
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 320 pages
ISBN: 9781785302404


Paul McNeive lost his legs in a fire aged 20 and this life-changing experience and what happened to him on his road to recovery inform his debut novel, The Manhattan Project. In a highly successful career, Paul was the managing director of Savills, Ireland, and is now a motivational speaker, a writer for the Irish Independent and was the world’s first double amputee helicopter pilot. Paul is an ambassador for the Douglas Bader Foundation and on the board of Ireland’s National Rehabilitation Hospital. In 2019 he was enlisted by the Chief Medical Officer for England to help raise awareness of the worldwide Antibiotic resistance crisis.


‘Paul McNeive takes a very real worldwide medical problem and turns it into a disturbingly plausible thriller that builds to an edge-of-your-seat climax. Altogether a compelling read!’ - Robert Goddard, Sunday Times bestselling author

‘With an extraordinary, original and well researched plot, contemporary themes, action, twists and turns, The Manhattan Project has all the ingredients of an international bestseller’ - Glenn Meade, New York Times bestselling author

The Manhattan Project, a brilliant debut novel by Paul McNeive, starts as a slow-burn and quickly ignites into a fast-paced biological disaster facing the citizens of New York’ - John McAllister, author of The Station Sergeant Trilogy

‘As terrifying as it is original, this hard-hitting bioterrorism thriller will stay with you’ - Rob Sinclair, bestselling author

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